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An empty control room in Havelock House, previously owned by UTV Media.

It was once a hemstitching warehouse, and later a wartime billet for American soldiers stationed in the North. But Belfast’s Havelock House, a labyrin(...)

The test card had been transmitting for 12 days before the Indian summer’s Sunday when taoiseach Bertie Ahern pushed the button that put TV3 on air. I(...)

Rupert Murdoch controls the Wireless group through News Corporation. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled radio company Wireless Group fell to a €9.7 million loss in its most recent set of accounts after revaluing some of the (...)

A still from TV3 Group’s new advertising campaign: disgruntled viewers can see new and returning shows being promoted in the British media, yet can’t find them anywhere on the TV3/3e/Be3 schedules.

A giant “3” floats on the horizon promising “a new world of TV”. It’s an ad campaign for TV3 Group, hashtagged #powerof3 to reflect the fact that the (...)

‘Coronation Street’ pub Rovers Return: the soap opera is currently being shown on the UTV Ireland channel but may transfer to TV3.

UTV Ireland made a net loss of €19.5 million in 2015, its first year on air, accounts filed to the Companies Office confirm. The channel recorded €(...)

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp says its bid to take over Wireless Group received backing from more than 94 per cent of shareholders.

News Corp, which announced an all-cash deal to acquire Wireless Group for £220 million (€253 million) at the end of June, has said it is to cancel tr(...)

Wireless Group owns seven stations in Ireland, six of them in the Republic, including  FM104  in Dublin

In its final set of results as an independent company Wireless Group, formerly UTV Media, reported a 23 per cent jump in first half revenues to £38 mi(...)

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has declared its bid to take over Wireless Group has received backing from over 92 per cent of shareholders.

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has declared its bid to take over Wireless Group has received backing from over 92 per cent of shareholders in the company(...)

UTV Ireland, now under the ownership of Virgin, is facing a full rebrand. Photograph: Eric Luke

What will Virgin Media do with UTV Ireland? The TV3 owner and broadband company has bought the channel from its temporary owners ITV and, as part of t(...)

UTV Ireland: Virgin Media will operate the channel alongside TV3 and 3e, or whether it will even continue to do so, is unclear.

It’s not quite on speed, Westminster-style, but events in the Irish broadcasting scene over the past fortnight have been moving along at such a decent(...)

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