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# Fair City

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Fair City to be scaled back to three episodes a week as RTÉ outlines €10m in cuts for 2024
An initial voluntary exit programme will aim to see 40 staff members leave the broadcaster.
This year
Fair City bids farewell to much-loved character Bela Doyle as actor announces retirement
JIm Bartley joined the cast in 1990 and has been a staple character on the show since.
Fair City Photographer: 'It's not just a matter of pressing a button on an iPhone, senator'
Photographer Beta Bajgart responds to criticism of her pay for photography work on the set of Fair City.
RTÉ suspends tender for Fair City promotional photography citing spending freeze
The public broadcaster cited the newly announced freeze on hiring and discretionary spending as reason for pausing the tender process.
RTÉ clarifies €240k multi-year contract for Fair City photographer following criticism
It comes after Director General Kevin Bakhurst told an Oireachtas committee yesterday he wanted to know more about the deal.
'We wanted somebody who'd ruffle feathers': The process of creating Fair City's far-right Fergal
A recent episode of the RTÉ soap saw Fergal posting far right-wing flyers and he also went on a conspiracy-laden monologue about card payments.
All time
The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers
Jim O’Callaghan, now 78, went to college in his late 50s and ended up with his dream job.
Fair City set to return to TV screens next month
Production on the show stopped in March due to the coronavirus.
Over 570,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for ninth year in a row
This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 574,000 people.
Fair City actress Jean Costello dies aged 76
She starred as Rita Doyle in Carrigstown until 2013.
30 years of Fair City: 'We have to be careful about what stories we tell. You don't want to jump into somebody's life'
As Fair City celebrates its 30th birthday today, executive producer Brigie de Courcy reflects on how the hit soap has changed over the years.
Tonight's Fair City will pay tribute to the late Karl Shiels as it shows his final scenes
The 47-year-old actor died suddenly last month.
Fair City actor and theatre director Karl Shiels dies aged 47
The actor died suddenly, according to his management.
Tributes paid to late Fair City actor Tom Jordan
Jordan had been on the long-running RTÉ soap since it began in 1989.
RTÉ spent over €2.38 million on new Fair City set
Carrigstown received a major facelift earlier this year after RTÉ relocated the set.
Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row
This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 612,000 people.
RTÉ launches revamped Player after complaints about 'terrible service'
Most problems were related to streaming and buffering.
Are You A Fair City Expert?
Watching Fair City every night is finally about to pay off for someone out there.
Harry and Meghan to visit Famine Memorial as part of Dublin visit
The pair are expected in Dublin on 10 July.
'A brilliant, funny, kind human being': Tributes pour in for Fair City star Alan O'Neill
O’Neill was best known in Ireland for his role as Keith McGrath in Fair City.
Which Fair City Character Is Your Ideal Match?
Let’s find out.
Fair City star avoids jail sentence for punching and biting ex-partner
Actor Patrick Fitzpatrick, who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City, pleaded guilty to the assault.
Saoirse Ronan's dad lands in Carrigstown for his Fair City debut tonight
G’wan, Paul.
Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'
“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”
Carrigstown is on the move after RTÉ gets green light to relocate Fair City set
The broadcaster is proceeding with the move the set as part of its decision to sell 8.64 acres of land for €107.5m to Cairn Homes.
Where Would You Work If You Were A Character In Fair City?
The unofficial Fair City aptitude test.
Which Fair City Character Are You?
Would you fit in among the other characters in Carrigstown?
Quiz: How much do you know about Dublin?
Test yourself.
How Many Of These Fair City Characters Can You Name?
Do you know more about Fair City than you’re proud to admit?
Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect
Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.
Actor who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City to be sentenced for assaulting his partner
He pleaded guilty to attacking his partner.
Fair City scriptwriter: 'Heather's brain injury is my brother's story too'
Sometimes a storyline comes along that is different, that is deeply personal, writes Jennifer Davidson.
Poll: Do you watch Fair City?
Its long-running Katy storyline is finally nearing its end.
Everyone thought tonight was going to be when they finally ended the Katy storyline on Fair City
Never. Ending.
Carrigstown on the move as RTÉ lodges plan for new Fair City site
The report states that the proposal “will not visually impact upon the existing properties in a significant way”.
Here's why that random leg was dangling from the wall in last night's Fair City
Continuity error or not, we’ve never seen someone climb a wall like that in our lives.
Did you know that Kane from Home and Away now works on Fair City?
Carrigstown meets Summer Bay!
A Mayo bus company has a great solution to the never-ending Katy storyline on Fair City
'Visitors don't come for tacky, renamed districts': Claims fly over the future of Dublin Town
A campaign has been launched to scrap the city centre business group.
Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''
Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.