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RTÉ drama Dead Still, featuring Eileen O’Higgins as Nancy, will receive BAI funding for its second series.

The Dry, a six-part comedy drama made by Element Pictures for RTÉ One, received the highest funding award under the latest round of the Broadcasting A(...)

Séamus Dooley, the NUJ’s Irish secretary, attending the Oireachtas media committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has offered “precious little clarity” on how it will tackle the financial situation at RTÉ and made “no real recognition” of the “tsuna(...)

Mincon specialises in the design, manufacture, sale and servicing of rock-drilling tools and associated products

Irish engineering group Mincon’s profit before tax declined by almost 13 per cent to €14.2 million last year after it changed the mix of the products (...)

Many radio presenters have this week broadcast from their own homes rather than their usual station studios. Photograph: iStock

The broadcasting levy paid by local radio stations will be waived for the first six months of 2020 to help them continue during the coronavirus crisis(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank finance director Willie McAteer.

Former Anglo Irish Bank finance director Willie McAteer has had his membership of Chartered Accountants Ireland revoked and agreed to pay €15,000 plus(...)

Sean Fitzpatrick, former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick had his membership of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) revoked and was ordered to pay a fine of €(...)

Ray D’Arcy. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

After warning that it could need to make compulsory redundancies if it didn’t receive a boost in its public funding, RTÉ management has spent the past(...)

Call for funding: Independent Broadcasters of Ireland chairman John Purcell (right) with consultant and former Newstalk editor-in-chief Garrett Harte. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The radio industry has called on the Government to take “immediate and decisive” action on long-promised broadcasting reforms. The Independent Broadc(...)

 Anglo Irish Bank signage being taken down:  242-page report details failings in EY’s work on Anglo’s 2008 financial accounts. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

In December 2008, after more than a year of firefighting on a number of fronts, Anglo Irish Bank’s chairman, Sean FitzPatrick, and its chief executive(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick. The accounting treatment of his personal loans with the failed bank formed part of an investigation into audit work carried out by EY at Anglo. Photograph: Court Collins

Serious failings and professional incompetence were alleged in an unpublished report compiled by a former comptroller and auditor general into element(...)

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