RTÉ head of sport Declan McBennett: “I’m not going to apologise for coming from Monaghan where hockey and hurling were not big things.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Don’t call him the Gah Man. Just as it used to grind Ryle Nugent’s gears to be known as Mr Rugger when he was RTÉ’s head of sport, Declan McBennett ha(...)

RTÉ will simulcast four Allianz League games in 2019. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA has confirmed that RTÉ will simulcast four Allianz League games this spring, while also beginning to broadcast games from the club championshi(...)

Ireland’s Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale embrace after the game against New Zealand at the Aviva on Saturday. Photograph: INPHO/Oisin Keniry

RTÉ has agreed a sub-licensing deal with Eir Sport for the rights to 14 live matches in next year’s Rugby World Cup. They include all of Ireland’s gam(...)

Declan McBennett has been named as the new RTÉ group head of sport, taking over from Ryle Nugent. Photograph: RTÉ

Declan McBennett has been named as the new RTÉ group head of sport, replacing the outgoing Ryle Nugent. McBennett, who currently holds the role of m(...)