Melanie Finn: 'I was number 41 on childcare waiting list and told not to hold my breath'
The lack of childcare places for under-threes is nothing short of a disgrace. This Government has sat back and watched the situation spiral out of...
The lack of childcare places for under-threes is nothing short of a disgrace. This Government has sat back and watched the situation spiral out of...
Noelia Martinez, a trainee accountant in Clontarf, Dublin, spent much of her pregnancy looking for a crèche place to be ready for her baby.
Ronan Buckley and his pregnant wife Niamh live in Maynooth and are due their second baby in a...
Virgin Media has pulled The Jeremy Kyle Show from its schedule in the wake of the controversy surrounding the show in the UK.
Ireland's Eurovision hopeful Sarah McTernan will take to the stage in Tel Aviv tonight when she joins 18 entrants in the second semi-final.
RTÉ said it had received 31 formal complaints in the wake of the 'Late Late Show' airing a controversial segment featuring a birthing simulator called Lucina.
RTE say they have received 31 formal complaints in the wake of the Late Late Show airing a controversial segment featuring a birthing simulator called Lucina.
Disaster has struck for Ireland's Eurovision entry Sarah McTernan after she was laid low with a gum infection.
A woman who was raised in an orphanage has told of her joy after she was finally reunited with her 103-year-old mother.
A woman in her 80’s who had an emotional reunion with the 103-year-old mother that she had never met before said that they had a "great chat".
LAWYER Gerald Kean has said his issues with Revenue are “being sorted” and blamed his high profile for the matter making headlines.
Maura Derrane and Daithi O Se's afternoon chat show is to be extended by RTE chiefs after continuing to defy its critics.
Dancing With The Stars finalist Johnny Ward (31) has described his split from his long-term girlfriend as "sad", but said they will remain good friends.
It was a night of glitz and glam but in the end only one woman could be named most stylish of the year - Jennifer Zamparelli.
Former showbiz journalist Paul Martin has said he will today start his battle with cancer.
The Jeremy Kyle Show has been permanently cancelled by ITV following the death of a guest.
RTE is making its own version of BBC hit show DIY SOS with Baz Ashmawy at the helm as he continues building up his portfolio of hit programmes.
Children as young as ten years old are presenting with Type II Diabetes as Ireland’s obesity levels continue to climb upwards.
Louis Walsh has described Ireland's Eurovision entry as a "nothing song" and said it was a bad sign that it wasn't even in the top 100 of the Irish charts.
Jennifer Zamparelli has spoken about having her "tubes tied" after she and her husband decided they didn't want any more children.
Kathryn Thomas is working full steam ahead in putting the finishing touches to her wedding to partner Padraig McLoughlin.
RTÉ has declined to say if they will pull an ad from Liveline after presenter Joe Duffy branded it “atrocious” and it sparked a string of complaints.
A member of a search party that tried to find the remains of murdered Bobby Ryan has claimed that had they been given access to the farm on the day he disappeared, he would have been found then.
Champion jockey Ruby Walsh went out on a high last night after hanging up the saddle on his illustrious 24-year career.
It was a case of ‘winner alright’ for stylish Kate Nally McCormack as she galloped home with the big fashion prize on day two of the Punchestown festival.
RTE's Baz Ashmawy has revealed how he was once told by an RTE executive how he no longer had a future career in TV.
They're the recession-proof fashion accolades that nobody thought would survive the big crash after the Celtic Tiger.
Top Irish blogger Holly White has confirmed she has parted ways from her businessman husband Andrew Wynne.
Irish actress Charlene McKenna celebrated her forthcoming nuptials with a liquid lunch in the company of her best pals as she toasted her recent engagement in style.
TV presenter Lucy Kennedy has said it is "so shocking" how some UK reality stars have died tragically in the past year after being catapulted to sudden fame.
RTE presenter Mairead Ronan has turned her attention toward her next big project in the wake of her Dancing With The Stars win - moving into her dream house in Clontarf after 16 years of renting.
Westlife have confirmed that their new album will hit the shelves in September.
A leading voice in Ireland's Muslim community has said Isil bride Lisa Smith should not escape punishment if she returns home.
Carol Anthony has revealed her hurt over unfair reports speculating about the age-gap between her and her Liverpool legend fiance Ian Rush (57).
Author Colm Tóibín has revealed his diagnosis and treatment for testicular cancer.
Author Colm Toibin has revealed that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year.
Mairead Ronan waltzed off with the Dancing With The Stars Glitterball Trophy in series three - but she's still not a shoo-in when it comes to fronting RTE's flagship show Ireland's Fittest Family.
Louis Walsh has said he could never work full-time in Ireland – as no one here can afford him.
RTE presenter Ryan Tubridy set tongues wagging recently after being spotted with a mystery woman down in Kenmare, Co Kerry.
THE actor playing the detective investigating Karen's Fair City stabbing murder has said he's been getting grilled by members of the public desperate to found out whodunnit.
Veteran chart-toppers The Rolling Stones have yet to sell out their much-awaited Croke Park concert, with six weeks to go before they open their European tour here.
IT'S the Fair City 'whodunnit' that has tongues wagging all over the nation.
THE parents of mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor have broken their silence after their son was charged with assault and damaging property at a UFC event in New York.
She charmed the nation during her appearance on RTE's Room To Improve, and now we're set to see a whole lot more of Majella O'Donnell after she landed a guest presenting slot on TV3's The Six O'Clock Show.
Ireland’s Grand Slam-winning hero Jonny Sexton has had lots of reason to celebrate lately.
Liverpool teenager Jake Carter was left singing for joy tonight after sashaying home as the surprise winner of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars.
Just a handful of seated tickets are still available for the Rolling Stones' Croke Park gig this summer.
Jake Carter is all set to waltz on to tomorrow night's final of RTE's Dancing with the Stars.
SINGING sensation Evelyn Williams is "not sour" about exiting Ireland's Got Talent in the show's last semi-final.
Aslan's Billy McGuinness believes the key to the Dublin band's longevity is that their songs are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago.
You can't always get what you want - especially if it's a ticket to see The Rolling Stones play Croke Park.
Former RTÉ stalwart Valerie Cox has said losing her job because of her age was "the most appalling thing".
Former RTÉ employee Valerie Cox has spoken of her desire to stay in her role at Montrose.
Broadcaster Muireann O’Connell has opened up about her attitudes to motherhood and revealed that she doesn’t want to have children.
The Rolling Stones will definitely be rocking out at Croke Park this May after Dublin City Council granted Aiken Promotions its Outdoor Event Licence.
An Irish author has made it through to the shortlist of the prestigious Wellcome Book Prize in the UK.
The body of the late Garech de Brún has not yet been repatriated after his sudden death in London on March 10. The cultural luminary was aged 78.
Melanie Finn bites the bullet and books her first family holiday in ages... a whirlwind trip to Martinhal in Sagres.
Olympic race-walker Rob Heffernan (40) came to the end of the road in his time on 'Dancing with the Stars' last night.
Olympic race-walker Rob Heffernan (40) came to the end of the road in his journey on 'Dancing with the Stars' tonight.
Dancing With The Stars contestant Erin McGregor said she was subjected to so much online abuse that it “almost broke me”.
It won't be long before U2 kick off the first leg of their Experience + Innocence tour in May - and Bono's better half Ali Hewson said she imagines they could take a leaf out of the Rolling Stones' book and continue touring well into their 70s.
Former artistic director Michael Colgan is alleged to have a "case to answer" when it comes to his behaviour during his lengthy tenure at the Gate Theatre.
It may look like it's all glitz and glamour, but 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Marty Morrissey says he endured a severe "comedown" when his time on the show ended.
TV presenter Angela Scanlon has welcomed in her first baby with husband Roy, a little girl that she named Ruby Elle Horgan.
Deirdre O'Kane has an extra special reason for wanting to waltz her way into the final of Dancing with the Stars – it's the same day that she turns the big 50.
Comedian PJ Gallagher says he's still pinching himself over the success of the Young Offenders TV series after it got immediately recommissioned by the BBC.
The Marty Party finally came to an end tonight after the RTÉ sports commentator was given the red card from Dancing with the Stars (DWTS).
Anna Geary waltzed to the top of the leaderboard on last week's Dancing With The Stars thanks to her flawless Charleston.
Anna Geary waltzed to the top of the leaderboard in last week's 'Dancing with the Stars' thanks to her flawless Charleston.
A fundraising campaign started by cancer-stricken author Emma Hannigan has raised more than €51,000 for Breast Cancer Ireland (BCI) in five days.
A four-year-old parrot that can sing 10 songs and has more words than the average toddler will be getting everyone in a flap on TV3's Ireland's Got Talent tomorrow.
TV3's Mark Cagney has described as "complete and utter tripe" reports that he's due to quit Ireland AM after 18 years at the helm of the flagship show.
Expectant mum Aoibhin Garrihy showed off her baby bump after heading off for a babymoon in the Canaries with her hotel manager husband John Burke.
Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg is shooting a new horror movie in Wicklow called The Turning.
Erin McGregor has revealed she was "heartbroken" after ending up in the first dance-off on last Sunday's Dancing With The Stars.
RTE's Bernard O'Shea has said that competing on Dancing With The Stars helped to give him "so much" body confidence, despite exiting the show on Sunday.
A galaxy of stars will descend on the Mansion House for this evening's glittering Irish Film and Drama Awards.
A special tribute will be paid to the late Dolores O'Riordan in a new RTE documentary using rare archive footage.
Champion race-walker Rob Heffernan proved he was made of stern stuff after claiming a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics.
The battle for Britney tickets escalated once again this morning as the general sale for her only Irish date at the 3Arena kicked off at 9am - and sold out in 10 mins.
Fancy becoming the sponsor of Ray D'Arcy's afternoon slot on RTE Radio 1? Well, it's all yours, for a cool €270,000 a year.
RTE's Marty Morrissey has vowed to come back fighting after dropping down the rankings when it comes to his chances of winning Dancing With The Stars.
Former rugby star Tomas O'Leary insists he's still finding his feet on RTÉ's 'Dancing with the Stars' as he swaps the pitch for the dance-floor.
RTE's Striking Out might have divided critics in Ireland, but it appears to have struck gold in the US after landing a broadcast date on US television.
Viewers are in for a shock tonight when Robbie - the husband of Fair City's feisty Carol Foley - finally gives in to temptation with his ex, Aoife.
Sile Seoige has revealed how she would love to add to her family eventually, but is content with baby Cathal (5 months) for now.
Emotional tributes have poured in for The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan who died suddenly at a hotel on London’s Park Lane yesterday.
TV producer Larry Bass worked with her back in 2014 when she appeared as one of the judges on the Voice of Ireland.
Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today.
Karen Koster has revealed that she would "not rule anything out" after being linked with Sinead Desmond's old job on TV3's Ireland AM.
Fair City viewers were left reeling last night after the show was hit by its second death in less than a week.
Erin McGregor delivered a knock-out punch to her competitors tonight after topping the leaderboard with her first solo performance.
SHANE Lynch has told how Stephen Gately being forced to come out as gay “nearly destroyed him”.
RTE has received three formal complaints of bullying and harassment since 2013.
TV3’s head of programming is keeping tight-lipped on its plans for the six remaining episodes of Blind Date featuring comedian Al Porter.
TV chef Marco Pierre White has served up strongly worded opposition to proposals to charge diners a non-refundable deposit for restaurant bookings.
Saoirse Ronan's mother Monica was the "proudest mammy in Ireland" following her daughter's Golden Globes win.
Actor Barry Keoghan has revealed he's taking a leaf out of Colin Farrell's book when it comes to cherry-picking movie roles.
A bishop has appealed for people to be more understanding towards comedian Al Porter after his recent fall from grace.
RTÉ has admitted there were some minor problems with its New Year's Eve programme which was broadcast live from Dublin's Custom House Quay.
Lucy Kennedy is looking to conquer the UK after signing up with a leading British talent agent.
TV3's Elaine Crowley says she was like a "kid in a candy store" after trying dating app Tinder.
Cash-strapped RTÉ will hire someone to replace Marty Morrissey in the sports department while he competes in its flagship Sunday night show 'Dancing with the Stars.'
Nicky Byrne has said that natural dancing ability or previous training is only a fraction of what's involved in Dancing With The Stars.
This year's Late Late Toy Show drew a massive 1.3 million viewers - and raked in more than €400,000 worth of advertising for RTE.
Rosanna Davison has decided against her traditional Christmas getaway this year in favour of spending the holiday season in Ireland with her husband, Wes Quirke.
Singer Daniel O'Donnell has said that he hopes to be back in his Donegal house in early 2018, having been forced out of his home for the past six months.
Leopardstown races got off to a galloping start today as thousands of festival fans snubbed the sales in favour of a flutter.
After years of spending Christmas working abroad with Mrs Brown’s Boys, Rory Cowan says that being able to spend the festive season in his hometown with his mother Esther means the world to him.
RTE's Tracy Clifford has a good excuse for putting her feet up this Christmas - she's nursing a broken coccyx.
Saoirse Ronan's trophy cabinet must be heaving with silverware.
Actress Charlie Murphy is winning rave reviews from her colleagues for her role in the BBC hit series Peaky Blinders.
Conor McGregor will try to help sister Erin score a knock-out blow on RTE's Dancing With The Stars, after confirming he'll be attending the early stages of the show.
RORY Cowan's replacement will be finally revealed in a Christmas Day special of Mrs Brown's Boys.