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Ireland’s  Eddie Dunbar. He showed strong form recently when he was fifth on a stage and seventh overall in the Tour de La Provence. Photograph:  Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Although the organisers of the Rás Tailteann made the difficult decision last week not to run the world-ranked race this year due to slow progress in (...)

Eir’s  director of mobile networks, Fergal McCann,  and CEO, Carolan Lennon. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Eir announced a €500 million overhaul of its fixed broadband platform this week, pledging to build fibre lines directly into an additional 1.4 million(...)

Eir’s broadband market share in Dublin  stands at just 20 per cent, compared with Virgin’s 60 per cent. Photograph: Maxwells

Perhaps the best illustration of how disastrous privatisation has been for Eir comes via its broadband market share in Dublin, which stands at just 20(...)

  Munster’s Alby Mathewson in action. A third of men – and 43 per cent of men aged 25-34 – are subscribers to sports channels, research has found. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One in four Irish people have subscribed to a paid TV sports channel package in the last 12 months, while 10 per cent have purchased pay-per-view acce(...)

Comcast has identified 6 million households in its existing markets that it can target with its streaming service.

US cable group Comcast has set its sights on the 60 per cent of European households without a pay-TV subscription following the completion of its £30 (...)

Amy Huberman on the set of ‘Finding Joy’, a comedy drama made for RTÉ by Treasure Entertainment

RTÉ should “immediately” receive a €30 million increase in its annual funding “at a minimum” and TG4 should be given an additional €6 million by the G(...)

 John Cradden at the Deaf Village Ireland: “Subtitling best practice   is that every word that is uttered on a programme should be displayed for deaf viewers to see and comprehend.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I remember clearly the day, sometime back in the late 1970s, when my dad brought home a new TV with an intriguing new feature: teletext. Besides the n(...)

Operators connecting customers through Eir’s fibre network must pay it €272, compared with €114 in the UK. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

More needs to be done to address the dominance of Eir in the Irish broadband market as the current situation is to the detriment of consumers, an Oire(...)

Mickey O’Rourke’s Premier Sports will have the rights to show 33 live Saturday afternoon games.  Photograph: PA Wire

Dublin businessman Mickey O’Rourke has secured the Irish rights to broadcast 53 live English Premier League matches per season for a three-year period(...)

Comcast said it wanted Sky to be its platform for European growth. Photograph: PA Wire

Comcast, America’s largest cable company, submitted a £22 billion (€25.2 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to dro(...)

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