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(...)

The former Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness: ‘The outright ban on such people seeking employment leaves them deprived of the self-respect.’ Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The outright ban on asylum seekers from trying to find employment leaves them “deprived of self-respect” and the practice must be brought to an end, f(...)

On repeat: ‘Father Ted’ is regularly repeated in peak-time slots on RTÉ2 because budgets for original programming on the channel are low.

RTÉ is no stranger to repeats at this time of year. One of its most reliable summer repeats is the one where its annual report emerges with an unfortu(...)

Chief executive Tony Hanway says Virgin Media does RTÉ a favour by giving it the top spots. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When subscribers to Sky and Virgin switch on their television sets, they find RTÉ One at channel 101, RTÉ2 at 102, TV3 at 103, TG4 at 104 and 3e at 10(...)

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway: “What we will not wish to do . . . is pay for access to RTÉ’s content.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Virgin Media Ireland has insisted it will not pay for access to RTÉ channels and that RTÉ benefits commercially from occupying the top channel positi(...)

Virgin Media chief Tony Hanway welcomed the company’s growth in Limerick. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Virgin Media has announced it is to create 120 jobs at its National Customer Experience Centre at Roxboro, Limerick, bringing the total number of staf(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes expressed her wish for RTÉ to collaborate with its “frenemies”.

It’s the season of goodwill, and after another tetchy year for the media, the time has come to forget – at least temporarily – about bitter skirmishes(...)

Tony Hanway, CEO of Virgin Media in Ireland, said  the company is aiming to play an even bigger role in the Irish broadcasting sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Virgin Media has received regulatory and competition approval to acquire UTV Ireland. Virgin said the agreement includes a comprehensive 10-year outp(...)

Tony Hanway, CEO of Virgin Media Ireland: the company is increasing its prices from January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Virgin Media Ireland is putting its prices up in January for the second time in less than a year for many of its subscribers. The broadband, cable te(...)

TV3 Group managing director Pat Kiely with IAPI chief executive Tania Banotti. TV3 was a sponsor of last night’s ADFX awards in Dublin. Photograph: Conor Healy.

TV3 Group will relaunch its advertising sales team as Virgin Media Solutions on Monday in a move that will see the broadcaster take responsibility for(...)