New co-hosts Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates

Things started badly for The Tonight Show on the all-important Twitter machine. TV3’s replacement for Tonight With Vincent Browne faced an uphill batt(...)

George Hook: Newstalk suspended the radio host after his comments about rape. Photograph: Newstalk

As demonstrations go it wasn’t particularly impressive. A dozen people stood on the narrow pavement outside Marconi House at noon on Thursday with ban(...)

George Hook photographed in Newstalk’s studios in 2003. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

George Hook came to broadcasting unusually late in life, achieving fame and a little notoriety in his late fifties – first as an opinionated rugby pun(...)

Paul Murphy at a press conference calling for a public inquiry into the Jobstown investigation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The home page of Solidarity’s website this week was dominated by a large photograph of Paul Murphy, the Dublin TD acquitted last week on charges of fa(...)

The biggest switch a professional soccer player must make on the road to becoming a professional pundit is to change the direction of his glance. It g(...)

Eamon Dunphy and Paul Murphy during a Solidarity rally for a left alternative at the Tivoli Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“First of all a confession: I was once a member of the PDs,” Eamon Dunphy told a rally in Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre on Sunday. It was a strange openin(...)

Oliver Callan’s entertainment company made an annual profit of €178,000 last year. (Photograph: Collins Courts)

The entertainment company owned by satirist and impersonator Oliver Callan has reported accumulated profits of more than €600,000 in accounts just fil(...)

The Edge performs with Bono during the opening concert of U2’s global The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 in Vancouver, Canada on May 12th. Photograph: Nick Didlick/Reuters

U2’s Bono and Edge have hailed the “exceptional bravery and power of the women’s movement” in leading the protest against the Trump administration in (...)

Ireland’s Glenn Whelan with Referee Nicola Rizzoll after he fouled Joe Allen of Wales. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You just know there’s a whiff of World Cup qualification in the air when you find yourself glued to Georgia v Serbia live on Sky Sports at tea-time an(...)

Barcelona fans celebrate after their incredible comeback saw them advance to the Champions League quarter-finals. Photo: Pau Barrena/Getty Images

There is a kind of music to the daft, impossible lark of football punditry and usually, the RTE crew manages to hit the right notes. But on a night of(...)