John Horgan, Barbara O’Connor, Helena Sheehan, Introduction Section 1 Production Farrel Corcoran, Irish Television in a Global Context John Horgan, Paul McNamara and John O’Sullivan, Irish Print and Broadcast Media - The Political, Economic, Journalistic and Professional Context Iarfhlaith Watson, Recent and Current Trends in Irish Language Broadcasting Roddy Flynn, About Adam - Film Policy in Ireland since 1993 Paschal Preston, Ireland’s Way to the Information Society - Knowledge(s) and Media Matters Section 2 Representation Patrick Kinsella, War and Peace on the Screen - Representations of Conflict in Ireland Mark O’Brien, Selling Fear? The Changing Face of Crime Reporting in Ireland Brian Trench, Irish Media Representations of Science Helena Sheehan, Television Drama as Social History - The Case of Fair City Pat Brereton, Characteristics of Contempoary Irish Film Section 3 Reception Aphra Kerr, Transnational Flows - Media Use by Poles in Ireland Barbara O’Connor, Big Brother Meets the Celtic Tiger? Reality TV, Cultural Values and Identities Debbie Ging, New Lads or Protest Masculinities? Exploring the Meanings of Male Marginalisation in Contemporary Irish Film Miriam Judge, Teachers and the Consumption of ICT - A Sociocultural Analysis of a Technology-Based Change Project in Schools Rosemary Day, Listen to Yourself! The Audience as Broadcaster in Community Radio Notes Bibliography Index.