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Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88
He hosted the popular radio series Highways and Byways and Fáilte Isteach.
'Jesus, I've lived the dream, it has been great': Veteran RTÉ journalist Tommie Gorman is retiring
RTÉ Managing Director Jon Williams called Gorman “the beating heart of RTÉ News”.
RTÉ received 27 formal complaints after contributor to US inauguration coverage called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
The broadcaster also received over 90 emails and a number of phone calls with “negative feedback” over the broadcast.
Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter
The BBC revealed its list of 10 highest earning presenters.
Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86
In a statement, the director of the foundation he co-founded described Bellamy as a “larger-than-life character”.
BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights
The network will show European football’s top club competitions in Ireland and the UK from 2021-2024.
Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.
RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation
RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes told staff it “will no longer be possible to continue as we are.”
You probably won't be able to watch La Liga on Sky Sports from next season on
Newcomer Eleven Sports have struck a three-year deal.
UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.
Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.
Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears
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that an invitation for Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to appear on Tv3 show The Restaurant next year had been withdrawn.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 Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney
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.
'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One
Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.
Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.
11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure
A living legend.
Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?
The station says Ireland’s is the lowest in western Europe.
Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva
Johnny Lyons was discovered dead at his Dublin apartment yesterday. He had been off work recovering from a broken ankle.
RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault
The Father Ted writer called the broadcaster “a joke”.
Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)
The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.
Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ's new international player
The RTÉ fans wanted to know why they couldn’t watch their favourite shows on the existing player.
Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week
The two-day event will take place in Temple Bar’s Filmbase.
Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland
UTV Ireland, which is set to start broadcasting in early 2015, said recruitment is going exceptionally well.
"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
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.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" - Pat Kenny on his new show
The veteran broadcaster will begin his new show on Newstalk next week.
Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule
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.
President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin
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.
Victims launch legal action against BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate
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.
Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air
John Bruton said that public anger at political decisions does not give people the right to abuse TDs.
Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89
British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away peacefully at his West Sussex home earlier today, according to a family statement.
Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated
The 72-year-old broadcaster has hit back at media reports that said he was very close to dying.
RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte
The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.
RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister
The Minister for Communications told Dáil that key restructuring elements must be put in place this year at RTÉ.
TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’
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.
Marian Finucane defends six-figure RTÉ salary
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?”