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Ben Gilroy is pictured leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A High Court judge has dismissed a legal challenge by Ben Gilroy, an independent European election candidate, over RTÉ’s decision not to include him i(...)

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It’s half past six on Tuesday evening and, with three hours to transmission time, the Prime Time production team are finalising their first programme (...)

Catherine Day, secretary general European Commission, told a media seminar in Dublin that the British were not yet ready to negotiate the UK’s departure from the EU. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Britain’s political negotiators on Brexit are only understanding “very late in the day” how the European Union works, a senior adviser to European Com(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes in a mail to staff noted that “change can be disconcerting, but ultimately I have always believed that change is good”.

Dundalk FC’s win over Bate Borisov this week to advance to the next stage of Champions League qualification represented a rare triumph for Irish domes(...)

 Dolores Atwood, with her husband Chris (left) and RTÉ’s Kevin Bakhurst (right), speaking to the media on leaving the Four Courts on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015,  after the announcement of a settlement in a High Court action for damages taken by former Archbishop of Benin, Richard Burke. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The parties had announced a settlement. As court 25 emptied out, Dolores Atwood stood with her devoted husband’s arm around her, looking confused and (...)

RTÉ’s deputy director general Kevin Bakhurst leaving the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The notion that RTÉ is politically biased makes little sense, the chair of its board Moya Doherty has said. It would fundamentally destroy trus(...)

Claire Byrne: careful to identify the associations of audience members. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government and the Opposition are convinced that the selection of audience members on television programmes is a “Machiavellian” business, says RT(...)

Presenter Claire Byrne on the set of RTE’s new current affairs TV show. Photograph: Andres Poveda/RTÉ

She has the cameras, the studio audience and the panel of guests waiting to take their place. Claire Byrne has done this before, but this time it’s he(...)

Claire Byrne, whose new TV programme Claire Byrne Live will start later this month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Claire Byrne Live debuts on Monday on RTÉ1, and managing editor of current affairs David Nally says he believes the debate programme will be “excit(...)

GAA president  Liam Ó Neill with GAA Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Kilkenny’s Noel Skehan, Kerry’s Mick O’Dwyer, Sligo’s Michael Kearins and Waterford’s Pat McGrath at  Croke Park. Photo: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

The fall-out from the GAA’s decision to grant exclusive rights to subscription channel Sky Sports continued yesterday with sharp criticism of R(...)