Gay Byrne Remembered

Gay Byrne Remembered

The nation paused yesterday afternoon just before 3 pm as news emerged of the passing of Gay Byrne. It is hard to explain to anyone under the age of 40 just why the news was greeted with such sadness and reflection. In a world where media has become more disposable,...
Analysis of Apple TV +

Analysis of Apple TV +

Friday, November 1st may go down in history as a key date in the evolution of home and mobile entertainment. Or it may become a footnote in a rapidly changing landscape. The reason for its importance is that it was the date for Apple to enter the world of subscription...
Job Losses Coming at Virgin

Job Losses Coming at Virgin

Virgin Media announced on Friday that it has entered into a 30 day consultation period with staff over the possibility of job losses. The company currently employs 1,600 staff across its TV and Broadband services and there has been no indication of where a potential...
TV Shows Hit Audience Slump

TV Shows Hit Audience Slump

Nothing ever stays the same and the bell may be tolling for two staples of British TV over recent years. The finale of the Great British Bake Off dropped more than half a million viewers from 2018 to last night’s Final with an average of 6.9 million tuning into...
Ní Chofaigh to Take on Nationwide Hosting

Ní Chofaigh to Take on Nationwide Hosting

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh has been announced as the successor to Mary Kennedy on long running RTE magazine show Nationwide. Ní Chofaigh will be joining Nationwide in 2020 alongside presenter Anne Cassin, as Kennedy departs the team. Nationwide is enjoyed by an average...
Toy Show Auditions Are Under Way

Toy Show Auditions Are Under Way

Groups of talented children hoping to land a spot on this year’s Late Late Toy Show auditioned in Cork on Monday, as the search for the show’s performers kicked up a gear. The performers invited to audition had been whittled down from over 5,000 applicants...