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# prime-time - Friday 17 May, 2013

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed

Shatter said that Wallace was “making a pretence, for political purposes”.

# prime-time - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Can you help identify a victim from the 1968 Aer Lingus plane crash?

45 years after the crash, the 14th and final body to be recovered has finally had a DNA profile created for it.

# prime-time - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Shatter calls for report on the activities of gangs targeting clothing banks

The minister said that he wanted to know what could be done to bring them to justice.

# prime-time - Monday 25 March, 2013

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate

Candidates from the Workers’ Party, the Green Party and Direct Democracy Ireland have been excluded from tonight’s debate.

# prime-time - Friday 8 March, 2013

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt

New mortgage figures show that 94,488 mortgage accounts are in arrears of more than three months.

# prime-time - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Are Pat Kenny and Miriam O’Callaghan suited for each other? By Your Powers Combined

Are Pat Kenny and Miriam O’Callaghan suited for each other?

What will happen when they join forces tonight? We look at the evidence.

Pics, video: New look Prime Time starts on RTÉ One tonight RTEPT This post contains videos

Pics, video: New look Prime Time starts on RTÉ One tonight

Claire Byrne and Pat Kenny are recruited to the Prime Time team, joining Miriam O’Callaghan for the now thrice-weekly show.

# prime-time - Monday 10 December, 2012

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

# prime-time - Friday 23 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

Sinn Féin brand leak of expert group report on abortion "disgraceful"

The parties health spokesperson, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, called for its immediate release in light of the leak.

# prime-time - Friday 26 October, 2012

Donogh Diamond new editor of RTÉ's Prime Time

The reporter and presenter has been with the flagship show for 15 years.

# prime-time - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# prime-time - Sunday 14 October, 2012

RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'

The national broadcaster is dropping a ‘stopwatch’ system for news broadcasts, but will keep it for formal debates.

# prime-time - Friday 12 October, 2012

From The42 Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life DISAPPOINTED

Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life

The Irishman was critical of cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, that have been accused of sustained doping practices.

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

# prime-time - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Justice for Magdalenes group call for 'dignified debate' ahead of tonight's motion

The motion, due to be tabled by Sinn Féin, is set to take place today and tomorrow.

# prime-time - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Why I don't watch Vincent Browne

… or Prime Time, for that matter, Ciarán Mc Mahon writes.

# prime-time - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Ryan family to make formal complaints about gardaí and newspapers

The family were invited to speak on RTÉ’s Prime Time about Ryan’s murder, but said they are unable to. They have released a statement about his murder.

# prime-time - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

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

There’s a couple of unusual programmes lined up in RTE’s autumn schedule which was announced this afternoon.

# prime-time - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position

The former Sunday Tribune reporter will take up his new role immediately.

# prime-time - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

After pledging media silence, Ó Cuív goes on Prime Time, VinB and Ireland AM

The former Fianna Fáil deputy leader pledged a media silence in the wake of his announcement that he would remain in the Fianna Fáil party but not speak publicly about the reasons for voting No in the upcoming referendum.

# prime-time - Friday 4 May, 2012

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme Bai

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# prime-time - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

From The42 Former NFL star Deion Sanders live-tweeted an alleged assault by his wife last night Prime Time

Former NFL star Deion Sanders live-tweeted an alleged assault by his wife last night

This has to be a first, even by Twitter’s often bizarre standards…

# prime-time - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award

Exposé on counterfeit cigarette trade in Ireland given Gold World Medal in investigative news programme category in New York.

# prime-time - Saturday 7 April, 2012

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel

The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.

# prime-time - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

# prime-time - Monday 2 April, 2012

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.

# prime-time - Friday 24 February, 2012

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row

Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.

# prime-time - Monday 20 February, 2012

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

# prime-time - Friday 17 February, 2012

NAMA architect fears agency's pursuit of debts is "not sufficient"

Peter Bacon, who is credited with coming up with the idea for NAMA, says the agency’s debt pursuits are too narrow-minded.

# prime-time - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?

It’s time for legal action on the ‘oldest profession’ – which is far from a necessary evil, writes Denise Charlton.

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.

RTÉ praised for 'hard hitting' programme on prostitution

Profiting from Prostitution revealed that about 700 women are currently selling sex in Ireland and their pimps are taking in massive profits as a result.

# prime-time - Sunday 5 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

# prime-time - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan

A long-awaited Government review of the industry aims to “eliminate the rogue elements”, Minister Alan Kelly has said.

# prime-time - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Love/Hate leads nominations for 2012 IFTA awards IFTA

Love/Hate leads nominations for 2012 IFTA awards

RTÉ’s crime drama is shortlisted in 10 TV categories, while films like Albert Nobbs and The Guard lead the field for film nominations.

# prime-time - Monday 28 November, 2011

IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders

Ajai Chopra, Chief Negotiator with the IMF, reveals that his group would have backed such a move – but the European partners in the bailout would not.