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Writer Jez Butterworth on stage at the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York, on Sunday, after he won best play for The Ferryman. Photograph: Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Northern Irish drama The Ferryman picked up the prestigious accolade for best play at the Tony Awards, while its director Sam Mendes was also honoured(...)

If Trump were to get his way and the EU were to fall apart, we would have to grovel before him in a way that would make the pimping out of the British royals look dignified. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

Diplomacy is sometimes just a polite word for shaking hands with the devil. Its practitioners need strong stomachs and a poor sense of smell. Ireland,(...)

Editorial director of Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) Craig McMurtie speaks to members of the media outside the ABC building located at Ultimo, Sydney, after police raided the building. Photograph: AAP/David Gray/via Reuters

Australian police raided the offices of the national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid o(...)

“Few industry people would place bets on this trio of quietly miserable blows to Irish journalism being the last this year.” File photograph: iStockPhoto

It has been an ugly first half to 2019 for the employment of journalists. News that the best part of 20 jobs will disappear at the Times Ireland follo(...)

It is thought that most staff who have been given packages have seen them limited to statutory redundancy. Photograph: iStock

Staff at The Times Ireland edition will not be entitled to redundancy pay unless they have worked for the company for more than two years. Three sou(...)

The newspaper was initially launched in September 2015 as a digital-only product. Photograph: iStock

Most of the editorial staff at the Times Ireland edition will be made redundant as the title moves ahead with a major reorganisation. Just three staf(...)

Labor opposition leader Bill Shorten raises a beer at Saint John Bar in Launceston, Australia on May 13th. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty

It happens in almost every Australian campaign, and it’s happening again now: Labor’s polling numbers fall as election day gets closer. For almost th(...)

Earnings at the Rupert Murdoch-owned Wireless Group, which owns a number of local radio stations in the Republic, including FM104 in Dublin and Limeri(...)

2fm’s Tracy Clifford: Recruited from youth station Spin 1038 in 2015, she is now a stalwart of the weekday schedule.

What’s going on at 2fm? The station first went on air as RTÉ Radio 2 this month in 1979. It turns 40 on May 31st. Turning 40 is, they say, an occasion(...)

David Puttnam at home in Skibereen, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

There is usually a sparkle in David Puttnam’s eyes which stays with you long after you spend time in his company – but that sparkle is nowhere to(...)

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