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Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88
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Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88

Sep 5th 2021, 11:01 AM 22,087 Views 8 Comments

He hosted the popular radio series Highways and Byways and Fáilte Isteach.

'Jesus, I've lived the dream, it has been great': Veteran RTÉ journalist Tommie Gorman is retiring
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'Jesus, I've lived the dream, it has been great': Veteran RTÉ journalist Tommie Gorman is retiring

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 10:31 PM 110,696 Views 94 Comments

RTÉ Managing Director Jon Williams called Gorman “the beating heart of RTÉ News”.

RTÉ received 27 formal complaints after contributor to US inauguration coverage called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
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RTÉ received 27 formal complaints after contributor to US inauguration coverage called Joe Biden a 'criminal'

Jan 21st 2021, 7:01 PM 79,033 Views 47 Comments

The broadcaster also received over 90 emails and a number of phone calls with “negative feedback” over the broadcast.

Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter
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Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter

Sep 15th 2020, 3:42 PM 38,872 Views 38 Comments

The BBC revealed its list of 10 highest earning presenters.

Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86
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Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86

Dec 11th 2019, 7:13 PM 26,807 Views 35 Comments

In a statement, the director of the foundation he co-founded described Bellamy as a “larger-than-life character”.

BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights
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BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights

Nov 15th 2019, 1:30 PM 5,243 Views 3 Comments

The network will show European football’s top club competitions in Ireland and the UK from 2021-2024.

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
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Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career

Nov 4th 2019, 9:26 PM 52,100 Views 31 Comments

From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation
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RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation

Sep 6th 2019, 5:01 PM 46,393 Views 151 Comments

RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes told staff it “will no longer be possible to continue as we are.”

You probably won't be able to watch La Liga on Sky Sports from next season on
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You probably won't be able to watch La Liga on Sky Sports from next season on

May 2nd 2018, 5:21 PM 29,141 Views 26 Comments

Newcomer Eleven Sports have struck a three-year deal.

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
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UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Apr 18th 2018, 12:15 PM 8,875 Views 72 Comments

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
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Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Jan 10th 2018, 12:27 PM 62,461 Views 89 Comments

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears
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Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears

Dec 17th 2017, 4:12 PM 22,777 Views 115 Comments

The Sunday Independent reported today that an invitation for Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to appear on Tv3 show The Restaurant next year had been withdrawn.

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney
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Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Nov 18th 2017, 10:34 AM 44,061 Views 143 Comments

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One
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'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One

Oct 25th 2017, 7:53 PM 69,631 Views 56 Comments

Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
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Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Oct 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 90,670 Views 0 Comments

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure
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11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure

Aug 5th 2016, 9:51 AM 8,962 Views 3 Comments

A living legend.

Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?
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Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?

Sep 9th 2015, 5:35 PM 24,700 Views 135 Comments

The station says Ireland’s is the lowest in western Europe.

Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva
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Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva

Aug 20th 2015, 9:55 AM 29,260 Views 8 Comments

Johnny Lyons was discovered dead at his Dublin apartment yesterday. He had been off work recovering from a broken ankle.

RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault
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RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault

Apr 27th 2015, 11:01 AM 7,231 Views 8 Comments

The Father Ted writer called the broadcaster “a joke”.

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)
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Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)

Apr 1st 2015, 10:49 PM 28,843 Views 194 Comments

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ's new international player
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Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ's new international player

Mar 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 28,206 Views 36 Comments

The RTÉ fans wanted to know why they couldn’t watch their favourite shows on the existing player.

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week
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Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week

Jan 29th 2015, 10:07 PM 19,349 Views 89 Comments

The two-day event will take place in Temple Bar’s Filmbase.

Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland
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Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland

May 13th 2014, 8:17 AM 14,357 Views 26 Comments

UTV Ireland, which is set to start broadcasting in early 2015, said recruitment is going exceptionally well.

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
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"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring

Mar 30th 2014, 4:32 PM 13,715 Views 100 Comments

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" - Pat Kenny on his new show
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"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" - Pat Kenny on his new show

Aug 30th 2013, 10:04 AM 11,635 Views 61 Comments

The veteran broadcaster will begin his new show on Newstalk next week.

Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule
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Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule

Aug 8th 2013, 12:11 PM 19,168 Views 86 Comments

The national broadcaster’s autumn schedule includes Des Bishop going to China, a new Gabriel Byrne thriller, and a look at the biggest labour dispute in Irish history.

President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin
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President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin

Feb 17th 2013, 3:27 PM 10,794 Views 3 Comments

The GAA broadcaster and journalist has passed away at the age of 89. He took over the Sunday night programme from his father in 1948.

Victims launch legal action against BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate
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Victims launch legal action against BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate

Feb 13th 2013, 1:13 PM 6,016 Views 6 Comments

Lawyers for 31 of the alleged victims of sexual abuse say they have taken the first steps in what could be a major legal action.

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air
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Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air

Dec 24th 2012, 8:37 AM 11,225 Views 131 Comments

John Bruton said that public anger at political decisions does not give people the right to abuse TDs.

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89
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Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89

Dec 9th 2012, 1:24 PM 9,795 Views 51 Comments

British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away peacefully at his West Sussex home earlier today, according to a family statement.

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated
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Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

Jun 23rd 2012, 3:22 PM 5,914 Views 7 Comments

The 72-year-old broadcaster has hit back at media reports that said he was very close to dying.

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte
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RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte

May 8th 2012, 6:13 PM 1,507 Views 6 Comments

The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.

RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister
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RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister

May 3rd 2012, 3:12 PM 2,791 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Communications told Dáil that key restructuring elements must be put in place this year at RTÉ.

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’
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TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’

Jan 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,958 Views 27 Comments

Launching its spring schedule, the station says it will be concentrating on its ‘Big Week’ theme – which will see the biggest shows in entertainment shown each day.

Marian Finucane defends six-figure RTÉ salary
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Marian Finucane defends six-figure RTÉ salary

Nov 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 8,769 Views 27 Comments

Broadcaster rejected criticism of her perceived working hours: “Would you say to the editor of the Sunday Times that he works one day a week?”