Michael Smiley, lead actor on new RTÉ co-production Dead Still. Photograph: Dave J Hogan / Getty Images.

RTÉ and US-owned streaming service Acorn TV have commissioned a new period mystery, Dead Still, from Dublin-based Deadpan Pictures and Toronto-based p(...)

RTÉ’s new group head of drama and comedy Shane Murphy, who will take up the role in August.

RTÉ has appointed Shane Murphy, the managing director of London-based Acorn Media Enterprises, as its group head of drama and comedy. The Dubliner w(...)