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Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits
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Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits

Oct 15th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,952 Views 29 Comments

The commercial division generates revenues from overseas sales of shows, sponsorship and sales of the RTÉ Guide.

Operation Transformation's 5km finale challenge left everyone at home bawling
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# OPeration Transformation

Operation Transformation's 5km finale challenge left everyone at home bawling

Feb 28th 2019, 10:52 AM 7,884 Views 1 Comment

An emotional end to the series.

Eh, Karl Henry recommended the leaders get a load of riding in for the last week of Operation Transformation
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Eh, Karl Henry recommended the leaders get a load of riding in for the last week of Operation Transformation

Feb 21st 2019, 10:10 AM 19,936 Views 0 Comments

Priorities …

Operation Transformation viewers bid an emotional goodbye to Jean following pregnancy announcement
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# Jean's Announcement

Operation Transformation viewers bid an emotional goodbye to Jean following pregnancy announcement

Feb 14th 2019, 10:32 AM 13,854 Views 0 Comments

It was one seriously emotional episode.

Leo Varadkar didn't seem pleased with his 'metabolic age' on Operation Transformation
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Leo Varadkar didn't seem pleased with his 'metabolic age' on Operation Transformation

Feb 7th 2019, 10:32 AM 76,251 Views 89 Comments

The Taoiseach turned 40 last week, but his fitness level doesn’t appear to match.

Here's how Operation Transformation viewers reacted to Leo Varadkar learning his metabolic age
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Here's how Operation Transformation viewers reacted to Leo Varadkar learning his metabolic age

Feb 7th 2019, 9:28 AM 10,143 Views 2 Comments

Hint; they loved it.

A debate over dog handling has broken out after last night's Operation Transformation
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# OPeration Transformation

A debate over dog handling has broken out after last night's Operation Transformation

Jan 31st 2019, 10:02 AM 15,409 Views 0 Comments

Is it possible to work out in the same room as your dog?

Operation Transformation viewers were uncomfortable with the 'no camera' moment in Cathal's home last night
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# Cathal And Agi

Operation Transformation viewers were uncomfortable with the 'no camera' moment in Cathal's home last night

Jan 24th 2019, 10:38 AM 14,288 Views 1 Comment

‘We can talk about this not on camera, okay?’

'It wasn't a good idea': TV3's Elaine Crowley said she regrets taking part in Operation Transformation
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# OPeration Transformation

'It wasn't a good idea': TV3's Elaine Crowley said she regrets taking part in Operation Transformation

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:22 PM 38,539 Views 0 Comments

“Psychologically, it can be quite damaging to be weighed in such a manner.”

PSG have confirmed that Neymar's surgery this weekend was a success
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PSG have confirmed that Neymar's surgery this weekend was a success

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:00 PM 3,823 Views 6 Comments

The Ligue 1 leaders released an injury update on the Brazil star who underwent surgery on a fractured foot.

Viewers were in tears at the emotional finale of this year's Operation Transformation
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# OPeration Transformation

Viewers were in tears at the emotional finale of this year's Operation Transformation

Mar 1st 2018, 8:09 AM 6,702 Views 1 Comment

Many were astounded by what this group achieved in just two months.

The five Operation Transformation leaders have lost a lot of weight in eight weeks
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The five Operation Transformation leaders have lost a lot of weight in eight weeks

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 28,554 Views 17 Comments

And plenty of us tuned in to watch them do it.

'Looking at the Mairead I was on assessment day breaks my heart. I don’t recognise her now'
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'Looking at the Mairead I was on assessment day breaks my heart. I don’t recognise her now'

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 287 Views 8 Comments

Life after Operation Transformation is already filling up with fun and exciting challenges, writes Mairead Redmond.

Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm furious but won't stop until I reach my target weight of 13st 5lbs'
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Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm furious but won't stop until I reach my target weight of 13st 5lbs'

Feb 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 406 Views 13 Comments

Lucy’s weightloss plateaued this week, but she’s determined to stay focused on her end goal.

Operation Transformation diary: 'I usually panic when I'm following a food plan and try to avoid eating out'
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Operation Transformation diary: 'I usually panic when I'm following a food plan and try to avoid eating out'

Jan 25th 2017, 7:30 PM 164 Views 13 Comments

I’ve dropped another 1.5lbs this week and I’ve finally stopped worrying about eating out when I’m on a food plan, writes Lucy Dillon.

Ray D'Arcy defends Operation Transformation from critic who calls it 'worse than useless'
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Ray D'Arcy defends Operation Transformation from critic who calls it 'worse than useless'

Jan 20th 2017, 2:37 PM 35,256 Views 32 Comments

Health expert Jacky Jones said the show focuses too much on the individual.

Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm disheartened that I've only lost a pound but I'm going to accept it'
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Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm disheartened that I've only lost a pound but I'm going to accept it'

Jan 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 604 Views 54 Comments

Planning your meals in advance and doing your weekly shop on Sundays are my two secrets to successful weight loss, writes Lucy Dillon.

Opinion: As someone who was 27 stone at the age of 21, we need more than a sugar tax to fix obesity
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Opinion: As someone who was 27 stone at the age of 21, we need more than a sugar tax to fix obesity

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:15 PM 682 Views 78 Comments

If you walk into any shop in Ireland, there are so many problems with how the food is displayed and marketed, writes Alan Mullen.

"Operation Transformation is not the end of my journey - it's just the start"
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"Operation Transformation is not the end of my journey - it's just the start"

Sep 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 267 Views 16 Comments

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Gerald Kean talks about how the show has helped him to deal with his diabetes.

Gerald Kean was caught rapid littering on Operation Transformation last night
# Litterbug
# Litterbug

Gerald Kean was caught rapid littering on Operation Transformation last night

Sep 15th 2016, 9:43 AM 9,274 Views 8 Comments

*very Wham voice* Litterbug.

'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'
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'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'

Sep 14th 2016, 7:00 AM 170 Views 17 Comments

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Brenda Donohue talks about how the most convenient food often isn’t the most healthy.

What do politicians eat in Leinster House?
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What do politicians eat in Leinster House?

Sep 11th 2016, 9:46 PM 26,741 Views 64 Comments

Roast beef, chilli and an Irish fry – they’re all up for grabs in Dáil Eireann.

'I was one of those people who hammered himself in the gym and still ate all the wrong foods'
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'I was one of those people who hammered himself in the gym and still ate all the wrong foods'

Sep 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 366 Views 56 Comments

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Karl Spain talks about the importance of eating right.

'Don't give up just because Operation Transformation is over'
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'Don't give up just because Operation Transformation is over'

Mar 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 223 Views 4 Comments

In Alan Mullen’s last column for TheJournal.ie, he encourages everyone to keep up the hard work – it’ll be worth it.

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost
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Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost

Feb 25th 2016, 6:03 AM 25,840 Views 10 Comments

It’s a combined total of 100 pounds – the equivalent of about five car tires.

I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
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I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication

Feb 19th 2016, 5:00 PM 129 Views 23 Comments

This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.

'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
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'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'

Feb 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 172 Views 15 Comments

Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly
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Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly

Feb 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,409 Views 216 Comments

Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.

'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'
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'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'

Feb 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 739 Views 18 Comments

When I applied for Operation Transformation I knew what I was getting myself into, writes Alan Mullen.

'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals'
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'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals'

Jan 28th 2016, 8:35 PM 225 Views 38 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. In week three he tells us how he is staying on track.

Operation Transformation leader withdraws from the show due to health reasons
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Operation Transformation leader withdraws from the show due to health reasons

Jan 26th 2016, 4:30 PM 41,604 Views 22 Comments

Dan Kennedy underwent tests at St Michael’s Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, where he was diagnosed with severe colitis.

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
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'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 115 Views 22 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

Here is what Gerald Kean and Lisa Murphy were doing in casual sportswear last night
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Here is what Gerald Kean and Lisa Murphy were doing in casual sportswear last night

Jan 15th 2016, 9:51 AM 46,085 Views 63 Comments

The celebrity pair were taking part in the ad-break challenge as part of Operation Transformation.

'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'
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'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'

Jan 13th 2016, 8:14 PM 2,634 Views 34 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

Watch: Operation Transformation leader tells story of teenage son's sudden death
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Watch: Operation Transformation leader tells story of teenage son's sudden death

Jan 7th 2016, 9:24 PM 29,550 Views 18 Comments

“The impact of that, no-one gives you a manual for it or no-one can understand it unless it has happened to them.”

Poll: Will you be taking part in Operation Transformation?
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Poll: Will you be taking part in Operation Transformation?

Jan 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 23,970 Views 49 Comments

The programme is hoping the public will join in to lose a collective 1 million pounds in weight.

The TV show single-handedly fighting Ireland's obesity epidemic is back
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The TV show single-handedly fighting Ireland's obesity epidemic is back

Jan 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 31,140 Views 57 Comments

Operation Transformation returns for a ninth series this January as it looks to continue its fight against the bulge.

Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series
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Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series

Nov 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 26,297 Views 17 Comments

The show will get underway again in the new year.

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AS IT HAPPENED: Dr Eddie Murphy answers YOUR questions on mental health

TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers
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TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers

Feb 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,435 Views 8 Comments

Plus: How many staff work at Eircom now?

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