Larry Bass

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On hand to wish cyclist Joanne Hession, right,   a safe journey were, from left, Mary Rose Burke  and Anne O’Leary, all from the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Some 36 members of Dublin Chamber of Commerce hope to raise €25,000 from the organisation’s fourth charity cycle across France from Biarritz on the Ba(...)

If  both Sean Gallagher and Gavin Duffy  get presidential nominations, ‘it will be very, very close’, says Dragons’ Den producer Larry Bass.

The chief executive of the TV production company behind Dragons’ Den has said it is “very strange” that three people from the programme should seek to(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes: the success of her tenure is predicated on something beyond her control – Government policy.

It’s the summer lull before the repeats die down, new shows launch, old ones return and the holiday fill-ins come off air. At RTÉ’s campus in Donnybro(...)

Licence fee reform takes even longer than the dramatic pauses on ‘Dancing with the Stars’, made for RTÉ by Shinawil. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Not for the first time, the Dáil has been talking about the future funding of public service broadcasting, which according to Minister for Communicati(...)

Legal drama ‘Striking Out’ starring Amy Huberman (centre), made for RTÉ by Blinder Films, was shown earlier this year. It will return for a second series.

RTÉ received 884 pitches for television programmes from independent production companies last year and commissioned 130 of them, or about one in seven(...)

Adrian Lynch: A key part of his job is to deliver big television hits at RTÉ.

With the last of the golden Dancing with the Stars ticker tape swept up, RTÉ One and RTÉ 2 controller Adrian Lynch is in talks with Shinawil, the inde(...)

Ah. You wait years for one RTÉ show starring Amy Huberman and then two come along at once.

It’s the age of “peak TV”, and there’s seemingly no end to the sheer volume of new television shows clogging up our DVRs and lengthening our Netflix (...)

Daniel O’Donnell performs with professional partner Kristina Rihanoff on the BBC’s  ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in October 2015. Photograph: BBC.

Television viewers in Ireland will be given another chance to learn their jive from their cha-ch-cha in the new year, as RTÉ One airs the first Irish (...)

Worried that you can’t afford the time to exercise? You can’t afford not to

Founding a start-up can be bad for your health. The all-consuming focus, long hours and high stress can block out everything else. Many founders ne(...)

‘Last year, when Amy Huberman was pregnant on the red carpet, we ran four pages on that story,’ says the editor of VIP magazine

‘It’s a huge event in the social diary,” says Martha Connolly, the new editor of VIP magazi(...)

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