RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

Denise van Outen, Lucy Kennedy, Jason Byrne and Michelle Visage from ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, TV3’s big hope for Saturday nights. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

It has been a fortnight of television season launches, with a blitz of celebrity and executive smiles from the grass at Montrose (RTÉ) and the steps o(...)

Job losses at RTÉ’s Montrose campus: Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes has briefed staff on the “painful choices” that lie ahead for the broadcaster as it seeks to reduce employee numbers b(...)

‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ presenter Lucy Kennedy and ‘Blind Date’ host Al Porter at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, where TV3 unveiled its programming plans for the new television season. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Has Ireland got talent? TV3 will be hoping there’s some lingering somewhere as it confirmed that Ireland’s Got Talent, its version of the UK televisio(...)

Unappetising: “The Great British Bake Off” new line-up of Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Photograph: PA / Channel 4

There’s an imposter pretending to pour the tea and his name is Noel Fielding. He’s surrounded by two other imposters, Prue Leith and Sandi Toksvig, bu(...)

Pat Kiely: “If this market doesn’t encourage and promote competition, and if the Government feels that supporting a dominant player is the way broadcasting flaws in Ireland will be sorted, then we have a problem.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pat Kiely, TV3 Group’s managing director, has a printout of an RTÉ press release beside him. “It really wound me up,” he admits. “We read recently th(...)

Digital advertising boasts a no waste, data-driven measurability and pinpoint targeted delivery. Photograph: Istock

Watch the ad breaks during Scandal or Grey’s Anatomy for a primer on how TV advertising is bought. Cat food, sanitary protection and diet yoghurts fea(...)

The move will enable businesses to benefit from “advanced advertising” across both Virgin TV and Sky platforms

Sky and Virgin Media have announced a strategic partnership to give advertisers access to more than 30 million “targetable” television viewers in the (...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten joins news presenter Colette Fitzpatrick at the official opening of TV3’s upgraded Studio One in Ballymount. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

TV3 will reintroduce weekend news bulletins from next month as part of a revamp of its news service, 3News Ireland. The move was confirmed as Ministe(...)

Deirdre McDonnell spent two years on a waiting list before undergoing on operation to correct the curvature in her spine.

Failing to provide timely treatment for children with scoliosis has a “domino effect” that ends up costing the State large amounts of money, says one(...)