Mary Wilson:  knows when to hold back and let her guest carry on

When faced with unspeakable tragedy, sometimes the only thing to do is keep talking. Herbert Morrison’s commentary as the Hindenburg airship burst int(...)

The Denis O’Brien-controlled company Communicorp operates the nationwide stations Newstalk and Today FM, along with a number of regional stations. Photograph: David Sleator

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is to seek clarification from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group following its decision to ban Irish (...)

George Hook: Newstalk suspended the radio host after his comments about rape. Photograph: Newstalk

As demonstrations go it wasn’t particularly impressive. A dozen people stood on the narrow pavement outside Marconi House at noon on Thursday with ban(...)

Newstalk presenter George Hook. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

What I have to say is of no consequence. The organisation against which it is aimed will be no more conscious of it than a speeding car is of a fly ma(...)

Bibi Baskin: The only problem with her appearance on RTÉ's Ray D’Arcy Show is that she’s not getting paid for it

In a week when RTÉ is stung by charges of a gender pay gap, a trailblazer for women broadcasters on the State network turns in a bravura radio perform(...)

Body and Soul takes place on June 23rd to 25th at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Allen Kiely

At this year’s Body and Soul festival in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 23rd to 25th, The Irish Times is partnering with the Wonderlust stag(...)

Yes, Virginia, there really is a president called Trump.

A lot of women have an awful lot of to get off their chests when it comes to President Donald Trump. Ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, women(...)

The Cutting Edge programme was said to include “patronising, ill informed, ignorant and insensitive comments” which should have been challenged by host Brendan O’Connor.

Two Church of Ireland women priests have taken strong exception to a portrayal of the church as “watered down Catholicism” on Wednesday night’s RTÉ On(...)

Peter Hook: The New Order bassist was challenged by Tom Dunne about including highly personal details about his marriage in recent memoirs. Photgraph: Lorne Thomson/Redferns

Just as the word “literally” is now used instead of “metaphorically” by so many people that its dictionary definition has changed, so “taboo subject” (...)

To mark World Mental Health Day, George Best Belfast City Airport has hosted a Mental Health Awareness Showcase in partnership with Cinemagic, to premiere short films created by pupils from across Belfast focusing on the issues of mental health and wellbeing. Pictured are students Bea Santos, (front), with,  Chloe Hall, Niamh Mallaghan, Jack Dunlop, Lewis Doherty, Lewis Robinson. Photograph: Alan Lewis

Some 50 per cent of parents believe teachers should start introducing the idea of positive mental health to children from as early as ages four and fi(...)