Brendan Ogle, left, at the launch of the Home Sweet Home emergency housing plan  in 2017. Mr Ogle issued defamation proceedings against RTÉ last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

A second action alleging defamation has been initiated arising from the Home Sweet Home occupation of Dublin’s Apollo House last winter, an initiative(...)

More than 80 journalists gathered at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Wednesday to discuss gender imbalance, discrimination and harassment in the media industry in Ireland.

At a time when the media is reporting on abuses of power in the arts and entertainment world, it is necessary now for the media to examine its own pol(...)

RTÉ:  Prof Yvonne Galligan of Queen’s University Belfast said Kieran Mulvey’s review failed to provide a clear gender profile of RTÉ, including the different types of employment contracts or a breakdown of part-time/full-time staff. Photograph: Alan Betson

A review of gender equality in RTÉ which the broadcaster published earlier this month has been strongly criticised by a leading academic. Prof Yvonne(...)

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the National Union of Journalists made submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice on the General Scheme of the Communications (Data Retention) Bill 2017

Proposed legislation on the retention of phone and internet data does not comply with European Law and has “profound implications” for journalists and(...)

The Republic of Ireland’s James McClean (right) and Daryl Murphy stand dejected after a 5-1 defeat to Denmark on Tuesday night ended their World Cup qualification hopes. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Eh, well, that didn’t exactly go to plan, did it? Denmark’s carpet bombing of Ireland’s World Cup dreams last night will dampen the nation’s mood con(...)

RTÉ: An independent review has highlighted its need for a more transparent culture, a more streamlined grading structure, positive discrimination and widening the recruitment profile. Photograph: Alan Betson

RTÉ’s gender pay gap is much smaller than the national average, but the broadcaster needs to address specific issues in its newsroom, according to a r(...)

Prof Todd Gitlin said he had not previously heard of Denis O’Brien

A leading US academic due to speak at a conference in Trinity College, Dublin has said he “will defend the right to seek truth and to campaign against(...)

The Denis O’Brien-controlled company Communicorp operates the nationwide stations Newstalk and Today FM, along with a number of regional stations. Photograph: David Sleator

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is to seek clarification from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group following its decision to ban Irish (...)

Seamus Finn: he was just 24 when he became the youngest editor in the country. Photograph: The Sligo Champion

Seamus Finn, the former editor of the Sligo Champion who has died aged 70, was as a cub reporter banned by Sligo Rovers from their home turf, the Show(...)

RTÉ newsreader Don Cockburn.  Photograph: RTÉ Archives

Don Cockburn, who has died in his native Dublin after a short illness, was for many years one of the most recognised faces in Ireland, as anchor of th(...)

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