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Ireland’s medallists at the 2017 European rowing championships at Racice, Czech:  Paul O’Donovan, Gary O’Donovan (Silver medals - lightweight men’s double sculls); Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll (Gold medals -lightweight pair) and Denise Walsh (Silver medal - lightweight women’s single sculls). Photograph: Inpho

The climb up from the lake at Racice is a tough one, and Paul O’Donovan looked ashen and unsteady on his feet as he approached the interview area. But(...)

 BBC cameraman Giles Wooltorton is taken into an ambulance after he was run over by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s car, in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A car carrying British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ran over the foot of a BBC cameraman on Thursday, while on its way to a party policy meeting ahead (...)

 Dr Paul Cotter is filmed  by the BBC for ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’. Photograph: Leila Finikarides/BBC Television

An Irish scientist will feature in a BBC television programme on Wednesday night, to discuss the apparent health benefits of eating fermented foods. (...)

Brendan O’Carroll as Agnes Brown in the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special 2016, which will be broadcast on RTÉ One and BBC One on Christmas Day. Photograph: Graeme Hunter Pictures

Endless clip shows have a way of creating fake television memories, but I will swear on the faltering life of my Virgin Media box that on Christmas Da(...)

Victoria Fritz, who was not due to give birth until early December. Photograph: BBC

A BBC presenter went into labour minutes after reading the news on live TV, and gave birth to a boy with a fellow newsreader by her side. Victoria Fr(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr comes home in fourth place following the men’s 400m hurdles at the Olympic Stadium in Rio. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

The BBC’s coverage has been a little too jingoistic to stomach for some tastes, with the honourable exception of Dan Walker’s laidback night-time slot(...)

Fireworks go off above the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro to mark the beginning of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Barbara Walton/EPA

The Parade of Nations, 2.43am and in waltzed Turkmenistan. “A central Asian country,” said George Hamilton, and that’s pretty much all he was prepared(...)

Daniel O’Donnell performs with professional partner Kristina Rihanoff on the BBC’s  ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in October 2015. Photograph: BBC.

Television viewers in Ireland will be given another chance to learn their jive from their cha-ch-cha in the new year, as RTÉ One airs the first Irish (...)

France’s Antoine Griezmann, center, celebrates with his team-mate Olivier Giroud and Moussa Sissoko after scoring his side’s second goal against Germany. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP Photo

Well, that was a treat. While it was highly lovely seeing the little teams do their plucky thing, this here encounter was a case of: now we’re whistli(...)

 Wayne Rooney of England: pundits had varying opinions as to his worth as a midfielder.  Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

It was only Day Seven but already the discombobulation was setting in, like with Dean Saunders when he was trying to preview Bale v England for the BB(...)

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