Our lives now depend on staying home and doing nothing. We are cooped up with no end in sight, getting increasingly irascible. So I thought I would re(...)

Samantha Barry: Glamour’s new editor-in-chief has worked for RTÉ and Newstalk and was most recently an executive producer at CNN Worldwide. Photograph: CNN

When Samantha Barry was growing up she and her family would gather around the television to watch the six o’clock news on RTÉ. They also told stories (...)

 Author and media columnist Michael Wolff standing in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York in January 2017. His book, he writes in an author’s note, is based on about 200 interviews, including at least one conversation with the president. Photograph:  Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Michael Wolff has, for years, been a prime piranha in the Manhattan media pond, using his caustic columns to tear into his lunchmates at Michael’s, th(...)

 Kellyanne Conway has berated the media for not covering a fictitious massacre. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

It is surprisingly easy to move on from fake massacres. Being shallow creatures, most of us have now put the non-events of Bowling Green behind us. On(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes expressed her wish for RTÉ to collaborate with its “frenemies”.

It’s the season of goodwill, and after another tetchy year for the media, the time has come to forget – at least temporarily – about bitter skirmishes(...)

 Donald Trump, with lengthy tie, attends Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC and GFI at BGC Partners, INC on September 12, 2016 in New York City. File photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald

Unless your name is Krusty and you work in a Circus, you should not wear a tie the way Donald Trump wears them. Last night, for the presidential debat(...)

Top part of painting of Donald Trump by Illma Gore titled Make America Great Again, courtesy of Maddox Gallery.  Photograph: Illma Gore/PA Wire

An infamous nude of Donald Trump has attracted bids of over £100,000 (€125,583) after it went on display at the Maddox Gallery in Mayfair, London, las(...)

U2 guitarist The Edge (David Evans) with his son, Levi

"Two summers ago, Bono spoke to me about drawings he had made of his father. He asked if they could be used to raise money for the Irish Hospice Fo(...)