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Former head of UTV Ireland Mary Curtis has been appointed to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), while academic and former journalist Kevin R(...)

The show sees Daniel O’Donnell and his wife Majella experience ‘the unique hospitality’ of Irish B&Bs

Television series Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip, UTV Ireland’s biggest home-produced hit, is to switch to RTÉ One later this year. UTV Irela(...)

UTV executives: Mary Curtis, head of channel, Michael Wilson, managing director UTV Television and John Mc Cann group chief executive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mary Curtis is stepping down as head of UTV Ireland, its outgoing owner UTV Media has announced. She will leave the channel in early February. Michae(...)

UTV Ireland head of channel Mary Curtis: “Entrepreneurs are the backbone of the Irish economy”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A five-part series looking at all 24 finalists in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 begins on UTV Ireland at 8pm tonight. The first episode will f(...)

Good Morning Britain presenters (from left) Sean Fletcher, Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins:  the decision to buy breakfast television rights had come sooner than expected, but  Good Morning Britain was liked by viewers because it was “brand new and fresh”.  Photograph: Ken McKay/ITV/PA

Its title may be awkwardly un-Irish, but UTV Ireland is adding ITV breakfast show Good Morning Britain to its schedule from Monday, with news updates (...)

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(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny has said the format of UTV Ireland’s Out With The Old - In With The U was “still in the melting pot”, but that it would feature two essential ingredients: an audience and guests. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Television viewers are more open to channel-flicking than radio listeners are to “moving the dial”, according to Pat Kenny, who will front the firs(...)

UTV Ireland news editor Mick McCaffrey. Photograph: Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography.

UTV Ireland, the television channel that launches in the New Year, has appointed Sunday World journalist Mick McCaffrey as its news editor. Mr (...)

UTV Ireland presenter Alison Comyn: a male news anchor will shortly be appointed to join Ms Comyn on the core presenting team, while some news correspondents will act as presenter substitutes as required. photograph: cyril byrne

With fewer than 100 days before UTV Ireland goes on the air, the studio fit-out at Macken House in Dublin’s Docklands is now well under way courtesy(...)

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