Real Madrid’s  Gareth Bale. The Spanish club  and Manchester United are the only clubs with an enterprise value above €3bn. Photograph: Getty Images

Real Madrid has overtaken Manchester United as the most valuable football club in Europe, according to an annual study of clubs’ “enterprise value” by(...)

Ajax’s Dutch defender Daley Blind celebrates after the unexpected victory.  Photograph: Getty

There’s nothing like a knockout win to lift shares in a football club. After Ajax’s triumph over Real Madrid in the Uefa Champions League on Tuesday (...)

Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media Ireland. Virgin Media Television rebranded its channels in autumn 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revenues at Virgin Media Ireland rose by 7 per cent in 2018 to €446 million. The company, which offers digital TV, broadband, phone and mobile service(...)

Chelsea’s English midfielder Ross Barkley, left, celebrates with Spanish striker Alvaro Morata and Brazilian midfielder Willian after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Chelsea at Turf Moor in on October 28th. Sky has agreed a deal with BT to offer its sports channel to Sky subscribers in Ireland. Photograph: LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images

Pay television giants Sky and BT have agreed a deal to extend a major slice of their UK content partnership to Ireland. From next summer, Sky will b(...)

It’s that time of year: Fifa 19 is out and ready for binge playing. If you’ve been following the Fifa franchise for the past few years, you’ll know e(...)

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis (background) from ‘Mock the Week’, repeats of which are a mainstay of UKTV channel Dave

Channels owned by broadcasting group UKTV have returned to Virgin Media in both Ireland and the UK after the two companies agreed a new carriage deal.(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries (L) chats to the company’s founder, John Malone, in Dublin last month.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Ireland lost broadband and television subscribers in the three months to the end of June, but its revenue rose, according to the latest f(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries speaking at Virgin Media Ireland’s headquarters in Dublin this week. Photograph: Julien Behal

Liberty Global, owner of Virgin Media, signalled it had “no limit” to its ambition for its Irish television business, saying the soon-to-rebrand TV3 G(...)

Graeme Souness, who will front Virgin Media’s coverage of the Uefa Champions League and Europa League from September. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Virgin Media will provide its new sports channel for free to its own TV customers but others will have to pay up to ¤20 a month if they want access to(...)

Graeme Souness and Sinéad Kissane pictured at a recent event to announce the rebrand of TV3 to Virgin Media. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Irish viewers will no longer be able to access Uefa Champions League football free to air on a Wednesday night following Virgin Media’s decision to br(...)

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