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Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
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Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

Jul 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 20,081 Views 14 Comments

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts
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Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts

Dec 2nd 2014, 11:16 AM 26,591 Views 67 Comments

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas
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Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:12 PM 7,738 Views 32 Comments

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

Poll: Could you live without your TV?
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Poll: Could you live without your TV?

May 15th 2013, 10:11 AM 9,872 Views 75 Comments

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers
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Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Oct 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,359 Views 0 Comments

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,464 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

RTÉ handled 2,600 Saorview calls on Wednesday
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RTÉ handled 2,600 Saorview calls on Wednesday

Oct 25th 2012, 2:28 PM 8,584 Views 33 Comments

Many viewers in Northern Ireland cut off, although the Irish government is expected to release details of a new transmitter that will allow northern viewers to tune into RTÉ.

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style
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The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style

Oct 24th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,223 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal
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# Rabbit Ears

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal

Oct 24th 2012, 3:56 PM 19,361 Views 37 Comments

We’d like to keep a few old familiar faces around.

VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal
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VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal

Oct 24th 2012, 10:39 AM 11,454 Views 58 Comments

Are we all OK out there?

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV
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# Analogue Memories

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV

Oct 24th 2012, 10:32 AM 25,792 Views 47 Comments

All changed, changed utterly.

Have they turned off your TV signal? Never mind, here’s Irish sports television on one page
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Have they turned off your TV signal? Never mind, here’s Irish sports television on one page

Oct 24th 2012, 10:19 AM 11,704 Views 10 Comments

Who needs a set-top box?

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like
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VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like

Oct 24th 2012, 8:19 AM 15,155 Views 70 Comments

Pat Rabbitte’s doing a formal broadcast from RTÉ – but to give you a taster, this is what it looked like when BBC stopped.

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
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Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Oct 21st 2012, 12:21 PM 9,249 Views 29 Comments

The analogue TV series is being turned off on Wednesday. Are you one of the 100,000 households who hasn’t switched yet?

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go
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Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go

Oct 10th 2012, 1:46 PM 6,147 Views 62 Comments

With the switchover deadline just 14 days away, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has urged the public not to wait until the last minute.

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel
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# Black Beauty

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel

Oct 6th 2012, 9:16 AM 15,693 Views 38 Comments

The digital switchover means the traditional colour-on-black pages will be a thing of the past. Here’s what we’ll miss.

It's the end of analogue TV in Ireland - but what happens to Aertel?
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It's the end of analogue TV in Ireland - but what happens to Aertel?

Oct 6th 2012, 9:15 AM 12,896 Views 21 Comments

Don’t worry: the old black and green text may be gone but you’ll still be able to check page 180 to see what’s on TV.

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now
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9 things that used to be free... but aren't now

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 31,522 Views 59 Comments

Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.

50 days to go but one-in-four don't believe digital switchover will happen
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50 days to go but one-in-four don't believe digital switchover will happen

Sep 4th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,699 Views 47 Comments

A significant number of people believe that the analogue TV signal will not be switched off on 24 October but those behind the switchover insist it will.

In pics: This is why we miss Marty and Mary on our TVs
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# Helpful

In pics: This is why we miss Marty and Mary on our TVs

Jul 31st 2012, 7:11 PM 8,130 Views 16 Comments

Caption, anyone?

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
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Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 13,675 Views 44 Comments

The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr
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Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr

Mar 13th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,506 Views 47 Comments

From this evening, you can watch the Six One news again at 7.01pm. Far out.

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know
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Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know

Oct 14th 2011, 8:04 AM 3,058 Views 30 Comments

The Minister for Communications has confirmed that the analogue TV signal will be switched off on 24 October 2012.

Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam
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Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam

Sep 29th 2011, 12:34 PM 1,555 Views 12 Comments

The free digital TV service advises customers that they don’t offer door-to-door sales, and warns people about visitors.

Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service
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Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service

May 26th 2011, 5:12 PM 1,311 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s answer to Freeview, called ‘Saorview’, will ultimately replace the current analogue TV broadcast system.