Gay Byrne among the Aladdin’s Cave of toys that formed the backdrop for what continues to be the Late Late Toy Show.

In the analogue era, receiving RTÉ in most parts of Northern Ireland required an extra aerial. A symbol of reaching out for a signal from somewhere el(...)

UTV Ireland’s three news reporters Sarah O’Connor, Claire Brock and Sinéad O’Donnell.

For UTV Ireland, the only thing missing is the audience. In its Macken House base in Dublin’s docklands, the just-assembled news team spent the days b(...)

Coronation Street barmaid Tina McIntyre, played by Michelle Keegan, in a scene from the ITV soap. Photograph: Joseph Scanlon/ITV/PA Wire

With just a little more than six months to go before its planned launch date of January 1st, 2015, UTV Ireland is holding a briefing session for indep(...)

Managing director of UTV Television Michael Wilson speaking at a press conference Dublin yesterday to announce their new TV station. Photograph: PA

What does UTV mean to television viewers in the Republic? Group chief executive John McCann says the station has been “part of the social fabric of Ir(...)