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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 11 December, 2016


# rte - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

# rte - Monday 5 December, 2016

Friday night's Late Late Toy Show is this year's most-watched Irish programme

An average of 1.4 million viewers watched the toy extravaganza from 102 countries, including the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, and Nepal.

# rte - Friday 2 December, 2016

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show this evening? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show this evening?

Children, parents and those of us who haven’t grown up yet are set to tune in tonight.

Ryan Tubridy welcomes TV3's 'teaser' Toy Show ahead of tonight's Late Late

RTÉ gave a sneak peek at their set for tonight and revealed the theme of this year’s show.

# rte - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Fancy a Late Date with Leo? He's presenting a show on RTÉ over Christmas

Varadkar says he’s just ‘filling a gap’ in the schedule.

Mrs Brown's Boys and a Daniel O'Donnell special - what RTÉ are showing this Christmas

RTE this morning announced its festive schedule.

# rte - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Denis O'Brien alleges that TDs prejudiced his case against RTÉ with Dáil speeches

O’Brien’s case against the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privilege began at the High Court this morning.

# rte - Monday 28 November, 2016

Girl (7) sends adorable prayer about her newborn sister and the Toy Show to Ryan Tubridy

Lauren hopes little Holly will be back at home before the big day.

# rte - Sunday 27 November, 2016

RTÉ's George Lee on emigration, climate change and the Dáil's 'power game'

We spoke to George Lee about his new documentary on Irish expats in Hong Kong – and if the Dáil should be doing something to make Ireland a more attractive place to live and work.

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

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

# rte - Saturday 26 November, 2016

"I would love to meet the child that she could have been" - mother of disabled daughter speaks out

Johanne Powell’s 32-year-old daughter has been seriously disabled her entire life.

Poll: Is RTÉ right to stop producing its own kids' TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is RTÉ right to stop producing its own kids' TV?

The national broadcaster made the announcement that it is to cease internal production of children’s TV last week.

RTÉ guts kids TV: 'How can you stand before a country and be like, give us your licence fee?'

RTÉ has decided to completely outsource the production of young people’s television.

# rte - Friday 25 November, 2016

'Financial difficulties' at RTÉ forced children's television cutbacks - but Fair City is safe

RTÉ are in discussions with the Trade Union Group after it admitted the move breached workers’ rights.

From The Daily Edge Bosco had the best response to RTÉ's decision to stop making kids programmes Burn

# rte - Thursday 24 November, 2016

RTÉ staff say decision to cut children's programme making was 'bolt from the blue'

The RTÉ Trade Union Group say that decision was taken “without any consultation”.

From The Daily Edge 18 times kids telly on RTÉ was truly memorable Network 2

18 times kids telly on RTÉ was truly memorable

End of an era.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# rte - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

RTÉ is to stop making TV shows for young people

Instead, the national broadcaster will rely on the independent sector.

# rte - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 Irish celebrities RTÉ needs to consider for Dancing With The Stars Just Dance

14 Irish celebrities RTÉ needs to consider for Dancing With The Stars

Your mileage for ‘celebrity’ may vary.

'I want her life to have meant something': Daughter of murdered Irene White pleads for justice

The mother-of-three was stabbed to death at her home in Dundalk, Louth, in 2005 and ‘significant progress’ has been made in the case.

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

# rte - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Poll: Would you accept a "modest" water charge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you accept a "modest" water charge?

The expert commission on water is expected to recommend that Irish people must pay some sort of charge to fulfil EU obligations.

# rte - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Dustin as "excited as a turkey on St Stephen's Day" to be co-hosting TV3's Toy Show this year

Co-hosted by Lucy Kennedy, the show will air on the same night as The Late Late Toy Show.

'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life

An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.

# rte - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy

RTÉ want viewers to take pictures of themselves with a Ryan Tubridy cutout (known as RyanElf) and share them on social media.

# rte - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins

RTÉ received 1,664 emails criticising her planned appearance on the show before it aired.

# rte - Monday 14 November, 2016

The vast majority of people in Ireland want to see medicinal cannabis legalised

A new poll conducted for the Claire Byrne Live show revealed how 77% of us want the law to change.

# rte - Sunday 13 November, 2016

FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?

One FactCheck reader was curious about a claim made by Simon Harris last week, so we looked into it.

# rte - Saturday 12 November, 2016

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# rte - Friday 11 November, 2016

This is the new man in charge of news at RTÉ

Jon Williams led ABC News’ international news coverage and strategy.

# rte - Thursday 10 November, 2016

RTÉ already has 641 complaints about Katie Hopkins on tomorrow's Late Late Show

Hopkins is a vocal supporter of Donald Trump, and previously vowed to move to the US if he were elected president.

'The bitch is back': Why is RTÉ giving a platform to Katie Hopkins this week?

Popular culture writer Amy O’Connor has little faith in The Late Late Show to “adequately grill Katie Hopkins on her dangerous, xenophobic views”.

# rte - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Bill Cullen on Trump: 'I'd vote for him if I was there, he's a great guy'

“Everyone else thought it was a big surprise but I was looking at that guy all along.”

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.

# rte - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The42 8 Dundalk players included in Soccer Republic Team of the Year Awards Season

8 Dundalk players included in Soccer Republic Team of the Year

Sean Maguire is Cork City’s sole representative on the line-up.

From The Daily Edge Last night's Republic of Telly sketch about Mass was just perfect Now That's What I Call Mass

# rte - Monday 7 November, 2016

Pharmaceutical industry paid Irish doctors €3.7 million for "undisclosed" reasons in 2015

The industry’s payments to both doctors and healthcare institutions here is under the spotlight at present.

# rte - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

# rte - Saturday 5 November, 2016

'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'

Enda Caldwell has a long background of working in radio – most recently with Non-Stop 90s, which went off the air in October. Here, he writes about his concerns about the industry.

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