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# broadcaster - Sunday 5 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 5th 2021, 11:01 AM 22,136 Views 8 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Friday 29 January, 2021

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

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

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 10:31 PM 110,751 Views 94 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Thursday 21 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 21st 2021, 7:01 PM 79,049 Views 47 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter
# TV And Radio
# TV And Radio

Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter

Sep 15th 2020, 3:42 PM 38,908 Views 38 Comments

The BBC revealed its list of 10 highest earning presenters.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

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

Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86

Dec 11th 2019, 7:13 PM 26,819 Views 35 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Friday 15 November, 2019

BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights
# Big Money Deal
From The42
# Big Money Deal

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

Nov 15th 2019, 1:30 PM 5,250 Views 3 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Monday 4 November, 2019

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

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

Nov 4th 2019, 9:26 PM 52,211 Views 31 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Friday 6 September, 2019

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

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation

Sep 6th 2019, 5:01 PM 46,394 Views 151 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

You probably won't be able to watch La Liga on Sky Sports from next season on
# TV Times
From The42
# TV Times

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

May 2nd 2018, 5:21 PM 29,147 Views 26 Comments

Newcomer Eleven Sports have struck a three-year deal.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

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.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 12:27 PM 62,464 Views 89 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Sunday 17 December, 2017

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

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 - Saturday 18 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 18th 2017, 10:34 AM 44,116 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.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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

'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 69,641 Views 56 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
# Courts
# Courts

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Oct 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 90,675 Views 0 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Friday 5 August, 2016

11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure
# Marty Party
From The Daily Edge
# Marty Party

11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure

Aug 5th 2016, 9:51 AM 9,010 Views 3 Comments

A living legend.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?
# State Broadcaster
# State Broadcaster

Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?

Sep 9th 2015, 5:35 PM 24,702 Views 135 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 20th 2015, 9:55 AM 29,263 Views 8 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Monday 27 April, 2015

RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault
# Handbags
From The Daily Edge
# Handbags

RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault

Apr 27th 2015, 11:01 AM 7,253 Views 8 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 1st 2015, 10:49 PM 28,845 Views 194 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ's new international player
# Airin Go Brea
# Airin Go Brea

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

Mar 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 28,214 Views 36 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week
# John Sweeney
# John Sweeney

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week

Jan 29th 2015, 10:07 PM 19,356 Views 89 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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

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.

# broadcaster - Sunday 30 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 30th 2014, 4:32 PM 13,720 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.

# broadcaster - Friday 30 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 30th 2013, 10:04 AM 11,644 Views 61 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 8th 2013, 12:11 PM 19,172 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.

# broadcaster - Sunday 17 February, 2013

President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin
# Tributes
From The42
# Tributes

President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin

Feb 17th 2013, 3:27 PM 10,795 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.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

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

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.

# broadcaster - Monday 24 December, 2012

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

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air

Dec 24th 2012, 8:37 AM 11,226 Views 131 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89
# RIP
# RIP

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89

Dec 9th 2012, 1:24 PM 9,801 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.

# broadcaster - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated
# Alive And Kicking
# Alive And Kicking

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

Jun 23rd 2012, 3:22 PM 5,916 Views 7 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

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

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte

May 8th 2012, 6:13 PM 1,510 Views 6 Comments

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

# broadcaster - Thursday 3 May, 2012

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

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.

# broadcaster - Thursday 26 January, 2012

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’
# TV
From The Daily Edge
# TV

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’

Jan 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,960 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.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

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

Marian Finucane defends six-figure RTÉ salary

Nov 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 8,774 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?”