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# dee-forbes - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'Absolute disgrace': RTÉ Gold listeners wrote to Dee Forbes expressing 'devastation' over station closure

That’s according to records released by RTÉ’s Freedom of Information unit.

# dee-forbes - Friday 10 January, 2020

'We’ve lost the king of our family': Funeral of Larry Gogan takes place in Dublin

The legendary music man died Tuesday aged 85 after 58 years in radio.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Talks ongoing with RTÉ's top presenters and one has already taken over 15% pay cut, Forbes says

Director General Dee Forbes faced questions on RTÉ’s finances and its future at an Oireachtas Committee hearing today.

RTÉ to get extra €10m after Government announces public service broadcasting Commission

“This is Government meeting RTÉ halfway,” Communications Minister Richard Bruton said.

'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.

# dee-forbes - Friday 8 November, 2019

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.

# dee-forbes - Thursday 7 November, 2019

RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold

The national broadcaster has revealed details of a plan which will see 200 jobs cut next year.

RTÉ director general says announcement of job cuts was held off over death of Gay Byrne

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

# dee-forbes - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Widespread RTÉ cuts: 200 jobs to go, digital stations scrapped and top presenters hit with 15% pay cut

The national broadcaster revealed details of the plan this evening.

# dee-forbes - Friday 6 September, 2019

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.”

# dee-forbes - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Dee Forbes says RTÉ is facing 'urgent, substantial' money problems

She called for the current TV licence fee funding model to be changed to one that includes laptops and smartphones.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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.

# dee-forbes - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Cash-strapped RTÉ has officially put a chunk of land at its HQ up for sale for €75 million

It’s thought the land is likely to be sold for residential development.

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster

Dee Forbes announced the job cuts would come as the company merged different divisions together.

# dee-forbes - Friday 1 April, 2016

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ

She will take over from Noel Curran.