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# charlie-bird - This year 2022

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow

Updated Sep 26th 2022, 8:35 PM 18,305 Views 8 Comments

He is only the third receipient of the honour, after Daniel Day-Lewis and Katie Taylor.

Charlie Bird thanks thousands for ‘day of kindness’ while presenting €3.3 million to charities
# Climb With Charlie
# Climb With Charlie

Charlie Bird thanks thousands for ‘day of kindness’ while presenting €3.3 million to charities

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 1:30 PM 18,255 Views 9 Comments

The former RTÉ correspondent hinted he may pursue another challenge if his health permits it.

Celebrations as Charlie Bird reaches top of Croagh Patrick alongside family and supporters
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Celebrations as Charlie Bird reaches top of Croagh Patrick alongside family and supporters

Updated Apr 2nd 2022, 12:55 PM 69,693 Views 23 Comments

More than €1 million has been raised so far in the campaign set up by Charlie Bird.

Charlie Bird: 'I am so thankful to the people who raised money and will climb with me today'
# Croagh Patrick Climb
# Croagh Patrick Climb

Charlie Bird: 'I am so thankful to the people who raised money and will climb with me today'

Apr 2nd 2022, 12:04 AM 33,340 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster who is battling motor neurone disease looks forward to today’s climb of Croagh Patrick, with €1 million already raised.

Charlie Bird has no fears about conquering Croagh Patrick ahead of April charity climb
# Climb With Charlie
# Climb With Charlie

Charlie Bird has no fears about conquering Croagh Patrick ahead of April charity climb

Feb 23rd 2022, 2:11 PM 17,655 Views 2 Comments

The veteran broadcaster says a voice bank communication app has given him a whole new lease of life.

Taoiseach unveils memorial to Stardust victims on 41st anniversary of the tragedy
# 41 Years On
# 41 Years On

Taoiseach unveils memorial to Stardust victims on 41st anniversary of the tragedy

Feb 14th 2022, 5:24 PM 11,818 Views 0 Comments

The memorial was launched by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation today.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Albania
# Albania

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,599 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

'I have found peace': Charlie Bird launches charity Croagh Patrick climb
# Climb With Charlie
# Climb With Charlie

'I have found peace': Charlie Bird launches charity Croagh Patrick climb

Jan 8th 2022, 10:13 AM 37,577 Views 13 Comments

The veteran broadcaster, who was recently diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, said the support of the public “has lifted me like nothing else”.

# charlie-bird - Last year 2021

Charlie Bird: 'I probably won't have my voice in three or four months' time'
# Motor Neurone Disease
# Motor Neurone Disease

Charlie Bird: 'I probably won't have my voice in three or four months' time'

Dec 11th 2021, 8:08 AM 72,839 Views 33 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Charlie Bird said his final wish would be that as a country, we look after those who are ill and sick.

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 27th 2021, 12:01 PM 112,107 Views 34 Comments

Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent

# charlie-bird - All time

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster
# Artane
# Artane

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster

Feb 14th 2020, 3:38 PM 9,416 Views 6 Comments

A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas

Dec 21st 2016, 10:11 AM 17,001 Views 17 Comments

The ISPCA recently issued a list of warning signs for puppy farms, adding that pets never make good Christmas presents.

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't
# Rogue Breeders
# Rogue Breeders

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't

Nov 26th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,140 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016
# Comedy Sketch
From The42
# Comedy Sketch

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016

Oct 24th 2016, 5:05 PM 8,575 Views 6 Comments

Charlie Bird reports on the issues facing the Green Army as they come down from the highs of France.

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting
# Doppelganger
From The Daily Edge
# Doppelganger

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting

Aug 10th 2015, 8:45 PM 4,216 Views 3 Comments

A glitch in the matrix.

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire

Aug 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,945 Views 81 Comments

And everything changed.

The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal
# Seal The Deal
From The Daily Edge
# Seal The Deal

The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal

Feb 9th 2014, 12:03 PM 3,571 Views 3 Comments

Ireland relived the moment last night.

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'

Sep 19th 2013, 7:06 PM 8,696 Views 22 Comments

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent
# Stateside
# Stateside

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent

Aug 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,987 Views 46 Comments

Richard Downes’ time as Washington correspondent will end in September.

Glen Hansard, Charlie Bird and The Mammy... the Irish superheroes
# Make Art
From The Daily Edge
# Make Art

Glen Hansard, Charlie Bird and The Mammy... the Irish superheroes

Jul 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 2,837 Views 3 Comments

Forget about Superman and Batman. These are the real heroes.

The Dredge: Johnny Depp is in lurrve again
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Johnny Depp is in lurrve again

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:39 AM 4,065 Views 0 Comments

And she’s a young ‘un. The very best of the morning’s celebrity dirt.

Video: Charlie Bird meets Curb Your Enthusiam in hilarious mashup
# Awkward
From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

Video: Charlie Bird meets Curb Your Enthusiam in hilarious mashup

Oct 10th 2012, 11:24 AM 4,929 Views 6 Comments

Prepare to cringe.

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began
# On This Day
# On This Day

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

Sep 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 14,083 Views 43 Comments

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

"Charlie Bird, RTÉ News": 29 pictures that sum up the intrepid Mr Bird
# This Is Charlie Bird
From The Daily Edge
# This Is Charlie Bird

"Charlie Bird, RTÉ News": 29 pictures that sum up the intrepid Mr Bird

Aug 25th 2012, 2:38 PM 12,125 Views 13 Comments

RTÉ News’ most famous face down through the years…

Charlie Bird to retire from RTÉ - here are his best bits
# Bye Bye Birdie
# Bye Bye Birdie

Charlie Bird to retire from RTÉ - here are his best bits

Aug 24th 2012, 9:18 PM 18,090 Views 63 Comments

After nearly 40 years with the state broadcaster, Charlie is hanging up his microphone.

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
# Memories
# Memories

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

Jul 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,400 Views 25 Comments

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?

Oct 26th 2011, 3:32 PM 4,756 Views 70 Comments

Now that we’ve sat through all the debates we could, we’re asking for your thoughts on who handled their event best.

Gallagher denies being ‘secret FF candidate’ during radio debate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gallagher denies being ‘secret FF candidate’ during radio debate

Oct 22nd 2011, 3:31 PM 750 Views 17 Comments

Sean Gallagher insists he has the support of members of all political parties, and denies being a de facto Fianna Fáil candidate.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 24th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,855 Views 0 Comments

Man arrested in Cork on connection with house fire; Tipp man survives horrific stabbing; happy birthday Enda and Eamon; Charlie Bird under fire; the new iPhone; and skills that pay the bills. It’s your Daily Fix…

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,182 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has been accused of artificially inflating viewing figures for the much criticised programme in which its chief news correspondent sets out to retrace the footsteps of explorer Tom Crean.