Transfer of the National Symphony Orchestra to the NCH was recommended by an RTÉ-commissioned report four years ago. File photograph: The Irish Times

Monday marks both a subdued moment for RTÉ’s public service credentials and a quietly significant one for its stop-start cost-cutting efforts. On Janu(...)

Celene Craig has been promoted to chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has appointed Celene Craig as its new chief executive. Ms Craig has been deputy chief executive of the B(...)

Minister for Media Catherine Martin has set up an expert committee to examine the viability of an individual complaint system. Photograph: Sam Boal /

The Government’s approval of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill, now going to the Oireachtas, marks an important advance from ineffective sel(...)

After 32 years, Denis O’Brien left Irish media when he sold radio group Communicorp to Bauer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some years are defined by arrivals, others by departures: 2021 in Irish media was unquestionably the latter. Thirty-two years after his initial radio (...)

The  committee on arts, media and culture  on Tuesday launched its report on new legislation planned to regulate the online content which causes harm to children and others. Photograph: iStock

Social media companies were “not really” willing to co-operate in drawing up new laws to police harmful content on their services, members of an Oirea(...)

Dónall Ó Héalai stars in the TG4-supported Foscadh, Ireland’s entry for this year’s Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. Photograph: TG4

TG4 spent €25.8 million on creative services in 2020, with the majority of this sum spent on commissioning content from regional independent productio(...)

Glanbia is the State’s biggest dairy company

Farmers are weighing a bid to take over Glanbia Ireland, the Republic’s biggest dairy company, the Sunday Business Post reports. Glanbia co-op, owned(...)

TG4’s headquarters in Baile na hAbhann, Co Galway: the broadcaster will receive €44.9 million from the exchequer in 2022. Photograph: TG4

TG4 has welcomed the allocation of an additional €4.2 million to its annual budget in Budget 2022, the second consecutive budget in which the Departme(...)

Media interest: Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will deliver his fifth budget speech next Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The budget stopped selling newspapers “seven or eight years ago” was the verdict of retiring Dublin newsagent John Hyland as he prepared to close down(...)

Continuous learning is vital for any industry, not least the media. Photograph: iStock

After 18 months of rethinking everything, the media industry has sharpened its pencils, covered its copybooks with wallpaper and is ready to go back (...)

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