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#TV licence

From TheJournal.ie No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis Journalism

No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis

RTÉ announced yesterday that it will be availing of the wage subsidy scheme.

From TheJournal.ie An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm' Rte Cuts

An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'

“In our troubled world of Boris, Brexit, Trump and other forms of madness, Lyric is an oasis of culture, calm and beauty.”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms Dee Forbes

'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms

Forbes wants the Government to take action to tackle households evading the licence fee.

From TheJournal.ie If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million Rte Cuts

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million

As RTÉ restructures its organisation with staff cuts and asset sales, there’s a new focus on Ireland’s high TV licence evasion rates.

From TheJournal.ie Government was only told of RTÉ cuts plan this morning - Simon Coveney

Government was only told of RTÉ cuts plan this morning - Simon Coveney

Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary told the Tánaiste that “Good media is dying on the vine while you whistle by the graveyard”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans An Post

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans

An Post has said TV licence payments represent an “essential income stream” for postmasters.

From TheJournal.ie From 2024, the government wants to include phones and laptops in your TV licence fee One Sixty

From 2024, the government wants to include phones and laptops in your TV licence fee

The government said that the TV licence fee should be replaced by a new charging system.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops? Sign O' The Times This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops?

The government plans to pivot to a “device independent broadcasting charge” by 2024.

From TheJournal.ie Government official says RTÉ may need 'radical re-thinking' - not more public funding Newsflash

Government official says RTÉ may need 'radical re-thinking' - not more public funding

The State broadcaster had around 100 fewer staff opt for redundancies that it hoped.

From TheJournal.ie The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices Retail And Services

The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices

A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.

From TheJournal.ie BAI backs 'immediate' €30m-a-year increase in public funding for RTÉ Boost

BAI backs 'immediate' €30m-a-year increase in public funding for RTÉ

Ireland’s broadcasting regulator says both RTÉ and TG4 deliver value for Irish audiences.

From TheJournal.ie Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences Pay Up

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences

Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.

From TheJournal.ie TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees TV Licence

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees

Additional temporary inspectors have also been appointed to improve the compliance rate.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed Next Five Years This post contains videos

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year Pay Up

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year

The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you pay your TV licence? Tax Evasion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

Calls are being made to transfer the fee collection from An Post to Revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175?

RTÉ has called for the fee to be raised.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175 Broadcasting

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

From TheJournal.ie Private firm to be hired to chase TV licence evaders Bounty Hunters

Private firm to be hired to chase TV licence evaders

Ireland’s evasion rate stands at 13.75% – much higher than the EU average.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you pay your TV licence? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

It costs €160 a year and every premises with a television is supposed to have one.

From TheJournal.ie You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet Not So Pc

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

From TheJournal.ie Evening poll: Should people have to pay their TV licence to watch the RTÉ player? Your Say This post contains a poll

Evening poll: Should people have to pay their TV licence to watch the RTÉ player?

The financial struggles at RTÉ have been in the news a lot in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you pay more for your TV licence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay more for your TV licence?

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes suggested the licence fee should be double its current rate yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack' Sunday Interview

Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack'

Bosco spoke to TheJournal.ie about RTÉ’s decision to outsource children’s programming and also gave some insightful opinions on Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie TV licence required to watch  BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player Catch-up Viewing

TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player

Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government replace the TV licence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government replace the TV licence?

The new communications minister has no intention of bringing in a new charge.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian David McSavage convicted and fined for not paying TV licence arrears Courts

Comedian David McSavage convicted and fined for not paying TV licence arrears

He previously told the court he was against paying due to his grievance with the way RTÉ spends taxpayers’ money.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ loves David McSavage even if he doesn’t love them COMEDY AWARD

RTÉ loves David McSavage even if he doesn’t love them

The comedian has criticised the state broadcaster and refused to pay his TV licence.

From TheJournal.ie Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know Savage Fine

Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know

The courts say he does, he says he doesn’t.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people really didn't like paying for their TV licence 30 years ago State Papers

Irish people really didn't like paying for their TV licence 30 years ago

The government needed to make savings in 1985, and RTE was very much in the firing line.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year? Not The TV Licence

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?

It was supposed to replace the TV licence but it hasn’t happened. Will it ever?

From TheJournal.ie Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash? Dublin Property

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

From TheJournal.ie Single mother from Donegal jailed for not paying her TV licence Moutjoy

Single mother from Donegal jailed for not paying her TV licence

She was taken by taxi to the Dóchas centre, where she was held for three hours.

From TheJournal.ie Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't Data

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

From TheJournal.ie Britain wants to stop sending people to jail over tv licences - but Ireland is unlikely to follow suit TV Licence

Britain wants to stop sending people to jail over tv licences - but Ireland is unlikely to follow suit

Britain sent 51 people to jail last year for not paying their tv licence – while Ireland imprisoned 411 people.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ proposes 'modest increase in public funding' over next five years RTÉ

RTÉ proposes 'modest increase in public funding' over next five years

The broadcaster said that this would enable it to significantly improve its service to audiences.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge Broadcasting Charge

'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge

Pat Rabbitte has expressed some scepticism that there are people in Ireland who don’t access public service content at all.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Want your say on the new Broadcast Charge? The consultation period is now open New Charge

Want your say on the new Broadcast Charge? The consultation period is now open

The new charge is due to come in at the start of 2015 and will replace the current TV licence.

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