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Al Porter faced his third hearing at Dublin District Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Comedian Al Porter has walked free from court after a charge for sexually assaulting a young man at a Dublin venue was dropped on Wednesday. The 26-y(...)

Court was told  Al Porter was very apologetic about the incident and had  returned to the Garda station twice to say sorry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Comedian Al Porter has been spared a conviction for trying to prevent a garda arresting a man in Dublin city centre. The comedian, actor, and radio p(...)

Asia Argento  came to prominence in the early days of #MeToo with her accusations against Harvey Weinstein. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

It is a depressingly familiar scenario. An aspiring actor or ambitious student claims they were pressurised into having a sexual relationship with a m(...)

Marian Finucane: Her Radio 1 Sunday show has grown its audience by 38,000 over the past year and now has 346,000 listeners.

Marian Finucane and RTÉ Radio 1’s weekend sports coverage were the main winners in the latest radio ratings, according to the Joint National Listeners(...)

Vincent Browne: his  interview on the Ray D’Arcy Show is a curious mix of fatalism, insight and curmudgeonly caricature, but never less than enjoyable

What’s in a name? In the world of radio quite a bit, at least when it comes to a show’s nomenclature: the more generic the programme name, the greater(...)

Al Porter told Hot Press: “We’re at a watershed moment culturally where what is seen as decent and acceptable behaviour is going to change.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Comedian Al Porter expressed concern about “trial by media” in an interview recorded just days before several allegations of inappropriate behaviour w(...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

Comedian and broadcaster Al Porter described his conduct as “in keeping with my flamboyant and outrageous public persona”.

This bears repeating. No one in this State is entitled to protection from being offended. A Claire Byrne Live survey this year suggested that nearly s(...)

Sarah McInerney was only shifted to her current Saturday 8am slot in August, when the Drivetime current affairs programme she co-presented with Chris Donoghue was axed to make way for Ivan Yates. Photograph: Maxwells

Newstalk has confirmed Sarah McInerney will leave the station after less than four months in her current role. She will present her last show on Satur(...)

Rory Cowan pictured at the Olympia

Irish actor Rory Cowan is to replace comedian Al Porter in the Olympia Christmas Panto. Cowan played Rory Brown in Brendan O’Carroll’s Mrs Brown’s Bo(...)

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