Seamus Dooley

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RTÉ was ordered   to pay the compensation to Anne Roper, an executive television producer, who was obliged to retire in July 2018 despite requests to continue working for RTÉ for a further 18 months. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is “inevitable” RTÉ will face more discrimination cases on grounds of age following the ruling it must pay a former television producer €100,000 fo(...)

NUJ Irish secretary Séamus Dooley said the BAI decision needed to be revisited.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Union of Journalists has expressed “grave disappointment” at the broadcasting regulator’s decision not to investigate Communicorp Media’s(...)

RTÉ had earlier this year hired consultants at KPMG to examine the viability of the sale of the magazine.

RTÉ has decided not to proceed with its attempt to sell the RTÉ Guide title. Employees were advised on Thursday that the magazine will now be kept und(...)

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said calls by journalists at RTÉ in support of pay cuts for top earners at the broadcaster are inconsistent with its official policy.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said calls by journalists at RTÉ in support of pay cuts for top earners at the broadcaster are inconsisten(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan during a symposium on defamation law reform, at the Royal Irish Academy,  Dublin, on Thursday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Removing juries from determining defamation cases and the size of awards was among the proposals suggested at a Department of Justice conference to co(...)

RTÉ headquarters: before “core” services can be stripped back, the fringe and the niche must go. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

On RTÉ airwaves, Government ministers have more than once declared that RTÉ must get its house in order. Viewers, listeners, licence fee-payers and RT(...)

Dee Forbes: ‘The licence fee system is broken, but it is fixable’

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes has signalled major reforms during staff meetings on Thursday, including the possibility of further land sales by the (...)

Gay Byrne has died at the age of 85, following a long illness

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the late broadcaster Gay Byrne, remarking upon his sense of justice, as well as his ability to challen(...)

INM is believed to be preparing to implement a paywall on its website early next year

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) says it will “seek clarification” from the new owner of Independent News and Media (INM) over fears of more jo(...)

Journalists from the Currency were banned from stations owned by Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp last month, with an email citing its status as a ‘competitor platform’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has expressed its concern to the broadcasting regulator about Communicorp’s ban on certain journalists appeari(...)

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