Ronan Kelly

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The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland  plans to impose stricter rules that will stop providers promising “fibre” in their broadband adverts when the connections still rely on ageing copper lines

Irish telcos may soon face a clampdown on how they market their broadband products amid a spike in complaints about so-called “fake fibre” adverts. T(...)

Marian Finucane: ‘But you’re not denying, are you, the consequences of global warming?’

A longtime fixture of weekend radio, the Sunday morning newspaper panel hosted by Marian Finucane (RTÉ Radio 1) is something of an institution. And li(...)

Playback presenter Ronan Kelly in the Radio 1 studio. Photograph: Kinlan Photography

RTÉ Radio 1 is seeking a new sponsor for Playback, the Saturday morning round-up show that is the ninth most listened to radio programme in the Irish (...)

Rugby players  Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding: their trial and acquittal was the subject of “Documentary on One: Notes from a Belfast Rape Trial”. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

One of the most memorable slogans during the long campaign for women’s reproductive rights in Catholic-dominated Ireland was: “Get your rosaries off o(...)

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding were acquitted of the charges

Eight months after Irish international rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding were acquitted of rape in a Belfast court, their trial evidence h(...)

Start-up Boost recently announced a new partnership with the world’s number one accelerator programme Techstars

Start-up Boost, the pre-accelerator programme for early-stage tech companies, is returning to Dublin shortly with applications now open for those wish(...)

Ronan Kelly interviews Galway farmer Pat Noone on his farm in Woodlawn, Co Galway.

Why is a distinguished and award-winning RTÉ Radio producer making YouTube videos in his spare time? Ronan Kelly’s Ireland is a series of short, idios(...)

Christmas came early for Ryan Tubridy  when the RTÉ presenter got to talk to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the fictional presidential TV drama The West Wing. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

It’s a sure sign that the seasonal good cheer has reached critical levels when even as jovial a soul as Shay Byrne sounds jaded by it all. As he intro(...)

Overall sales by craft beer companies stood at €59 million last year, up eleven-fold since 2011. Photograph: iStock
Craft beer makers get canny

A certain well-known beer brand might like to suggest it is – probably - the best in the world but brewer Michael Cowan can make such a claim with aut(...)

RTÉ presenter Ryan Tubridy: given how his week has started, he can perhaps be excused for his curmudgeonly mood

Even in the run-up to the Late Late Toy Show, Ryan Tubridy (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) struggles to find the Christmas spirit this week. On Wednesday, he (...)

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