Since Eir was taken over by French group Illiad it has become clear that it does not see television as a core focus. Photograph: Maxwells

Eir Sport was launched to the world three years ago this week, picking up where Setanta left off. It’s likely to be a muted celebration following BT(...)

Glen Killane will report to director of sport Stefan Kürten and  lead the EBU’s new sport strategy. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former RTÉ and Eir executive Glen Killane has been named deputy director of sport at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The Irish television exec(...)

Glen Killane, managing director of Eir Sport and Eir Television, at Eir’s group headquarters in Dublin: ‘We have to understand that not everybody loves sport.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not long before the big question for anyone in the business of sport today comes up. Is UFC here to stay, or is it one great, noisy fad? Glen Ki(...)