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RTÉ recently sold a chunk of its campus in Donnybrook. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It emerged over the weekend that a consultants’ report last year showed RTÉ sought a €55 million annual funding boost from the State to relieve its pa(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris and Policing Authority chair Josephine Feehily at a press conference following a meeting at Dublin Castle on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The Policing Authority is considering conducting an inquiry into why members of An Garda Síochána, civilian staff, and members of the reserve are not (...)

The news was so bad that Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  felt compelled to apologise to the youth criminals, their victims and Irish society across the board. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In the bowels of Dublin Castle as dusk set in yesterday, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris looked more than a little shell shocked. Some 4¼ months into (...)

Garda protect then tánaiste Joan Burton from anti-water charge demonstrators in 2014. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The policing operation around an anti-water charges protest in Jobstown, Dublin, in 2014 lacked “strategic direction” and risk assessments were not ca(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. File photograph: Collins

An Garda Síochána has issued an “unreserved apology” for the inflating of alcohol breath test data and the wrongful conviction of motorists, but said (...)

The project to sell off part of the Montrose campus to fund investment is under way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dee Forbes takes over as director general of RTÉ at a moment when her predecessor and his management team have successfully steered the broadcaster th(...)

Ulick McEvaddy, the aviation tycoon, is backing the launch of an Irish company that plans to spend €20 million developing a drone project. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Sunday Times reports that EY has paid £2 million to settle a case taken against it by the administrators of Worldspreads, the collapsed Irish s(...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)

Taylor Swift: “I’m not willing to contribute my life’s work to an experiment.”   Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

“Denis O’Brien is the major shareholder in INM. In theory, with 29 per cent of the shares, he does not control it. In practice, he does.”Outgoing Sund(...)

Alex White: finds it hard to describe journalism as ‘content’.

When Minister for Communications Alex White forecast that the debate on future media policy will be “fractious at times”, he might have been hoping no(...)

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