Richard Branson and Rosanne Longmore of Coroflo with the breastfeeding device: the start-up plans to launch its device in Ireland  in the third quarter of 2018. Photograph:  Jonathan Syer

Coroflo, a Dublin-based medtech firm that has developed what it claims is the world’s first accurate breastfeeding monitor, has been valued at €4 mill(...)

Richard Branson: while his behaviour is open and public and there is no suggestion he seeks to bully women, it does create images of beautiful young women in a working environment being bodily manhandled. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Sometimes, it is the silences that are most eloquent, the unasked questions that provide the most interesting answers.  Richard Branson was inte(...)

Ann Marie Ryan was dismissed by UPC, now Virgin Media Ireland Ltd, on grounds of serious misconduct over the alleged breach of company policy in email usage.

A woman dismissed from her job for sharing emails containing what her former employer claimed to be vulgar and inappropriate material, may pursue her (...)

RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

Mollie King and her dance partner AJ Pritchard take part in a dress rehearsal before the live show of the BBC1 dance contest ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Photograph: Kieron McCarron/BBC/PA Wire

It’s October, the days are shortening and the television people are getting serious about entertainment again: Strictly Come Dancing has waltzed back (...)

The former Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness: ‘The outright ban on such people seeking employment leaves them deprived of the self-respect.’ Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The outright ban on asylum seekers from trying to find employment leaves them “deprived of self-respect” and the practice must be brought to an end, f(...)

‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ presenter Lucy Kennedy and ‘Blind Date’ host Al Porter at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, where TV3 unveiled its programming plans for the new television season. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Has Ireland got talent? TV3 will be hoping there’s some lingering somewhere as it confirmed that Ireland’s Got Talent, its version of the UK televisio(...)

Pat Kiely: “If this market doesn’t encourage and promote competition, and if the Government feels that supporting a dominant player is the way broadcasting flaws in Ireland will be sorted, then we have a problem.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pat Kiely, TV3 Group’s managing director, has a printout of an RTÉ press release beside him. “It really wound me up,” he admits. “We read recently th(...)

The original line-up of gardaí on TV3’s ‘Red Rock’ when it launched in January 2015.

TV3 has put its Garda-themed soap opera Red Rock into a production hiatus. The makers are currently completing the next batch of 23 episodes, which(...)

Dancing with the schedule: Adrian Lynch, controller of RTÉ One and RTÉ2.

Ireland’s obsessions with weather and sporting glory will be given pride of place in RTÉ’s new season of television programming, which it will launch (...)