JNLR data: Radio listenership figures in the Irish market are based on a face-to-face survey of about 16,500 people on a rolling 12-month period. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish radio and advertising executives will stick for now with the current method of calculating radio audiences after an alternative listener “diary”(...)

Scott Williams has been released from the Wales squad because of a back injury. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Wales centre Scott Williams has been released from their Six Nations squad and will return to Ospreys for treatment on a back injury. The Welsh Rugby(...)

Wales’ centre Scott Williams  during  training  in Cardiff. “I am fortunate enough to have played in this competition a few times, and know how important the first game is in giving you something to build on.”  Photograph: Getty Images

Wales were finalising their Six Nations side on Monday night to face England at Twickenham on Saturday. What would ordinarily have been a short conver(...)

The 20-month-old Irish Radioplayer app, a platform for 44 Irish radio stations, took home an award that has gone to Gay Byrne, Marian Finucane and Ian Dempsey previously. File photograph: Getty Images

At this year’s PPI Radio Awards, the outstanding achievement prize was awarded not to a veteran presenter or a seasoned producer or a talented team, b(...)

Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne presents his show on Lyric FM. Some 43 radio stations will become available on a single Irish Radio Player   app. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A new “Irish Radio Player” app featuring all 43 stations in the Republic will be unveiled shortly in a bid by the industry to recruit younger listener(...)

John Purcell (left), chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, and Q102 chief executive Scott Williams mark 25 years of independent radio in Ireland

It was “congratulations” and “very well done” all round from the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to representatives of the (...)

 Ireland’s Brian O’Driscoll (left) is tackled by Wales centre Scott Williams. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Inpho

Wales centre Scott Williams is set to miss the remainder of the Six Nations because of a shoulder injury that could keep him out of action for (...)

 Scott Williams scores Wales’  second try during the Six Nations clash with Italy at the  Millennium Stadium in  Cardiff last weekend. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Scott Williams is relishing the challenge that awaits him on Saturday as he prepares to face one of world rugby’s all-time greats.It has been an impor(...)