John Purcell

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John Purcell, chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland group. Photograph: Pat Moore.

Newly appointed Minister for Communications Alex White has been urged to share RTÉ’s licence fee income with commercial radio stations by the Independ(...)

File photo of former INBS executives Michael Fingleton, Terence Cooney and David Brophy. Photograph: Eric Luke

MARY CAROLAN An application may be made to join accountancy firm KPMG as a defendant to a legal action arising from some €6 billion in losses at Iri(...)

Waterford’s Shane Walsh is tackled by two Laois players  during the qualifier at Walsh Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Waterford 2-22 Laois 1-15 Waterford ensured their campaign progressed into July when overcoming a determined Laois unit on a balmy Saturday evening a(...)

“I’m 51, I have a one-year-old, I have no pension, so this better work,” Dan Healy, head of 2FM on his efforts to revitalise the radio station at today’s Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin.

Radio stations have to be destroyed before they can be rebuilt, the head of 2fm, Dan Healy, has told the Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin. (...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling: his  62nd minute goal was the critical score at O’Moore Park  on Sunday against Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick dug deep to chisel out a desperately hard-fought win over a Laois side that is continuing on an upward curve, with a 62nd minute goal (...)

2fm is preparing to court its “key 20-44 demographic” by hiring Republic of Telly presenters Jennifer Maguire (above) and Bernard O’Shea to host its breakfast show.

‘It takes some feat of strength to survive and remain relevant,” Ryan Tubridy says on air. Later, he offers another theory. “The ones that are a bi(...)

Finance Minister Michael Noonan gave figures last week for Nama’s current spending on lawyers. Photograph: PA

In 1965, having returned from the second Vatican council, the ultra-conservative archbishop of Dublin, John Charles McQuaid, reassured his flock that (...)

John Purcell, chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI): . “Unfortunately, as for many media organisations, my role at the moment is making ends meet . . . Many organisations are straining to keep the show on the road. Photograph: Pat Moore.

New year, newish rules for Ireland’s media industry as it adjusts to a reality in which a social media news agency (Storyful) can command a purchase p(...)

  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce son George to the world’s media in July. photograph: steve parsons

"I defy anyone to point to a broadcaster who can do a 20-minute interview on a complex subject as well as Pat Kenny." RTÉ director general Noel(...)

Marian Finucane, whose weekend current affairs shows recorded large falls in its audience in previous surveys, added 37,000 listeners to her Sunday show in the July 2012-June 2013 period.

RTÉ Radio has recovered some of the listeners it lost over the past year, with key presenters arresting their audience declines and flagship shows (...)

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