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#Saorview

# saorview - Monday 6 July, 2015

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

# saorview - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

# saorview - Monday 22 September, 2014

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

# saorview - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Poll: Could you live without your TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Could you live without your TV?

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

# saorview - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# saorview - Thursday 25 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

RTÉ handled 2,600 Saorview calls on Wednesday

Many viewers in Northern Ireland cut off, although the Irish government is expected to release details of a new transmitter that will allow northern viewers to tune into RTÉ.

# saorview - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style

Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.

From The Daily Edge 14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal Rabbit Ears This post contains images

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal

We’d like to keep a few old familiar faces around.

VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal It's All Over This post contains videos

VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal

Are we all OK out there?

From The Daily Edge 15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV Analogue Memories This post contains images

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV

All changed, changed utterly.

From The42 Have they turned off your TV signal? Never mind, here’s Irish sports television on one page Aerial Threat This post contains videos

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like

Pat Rabbitte’s doing a formal broadcast from RTÉ – but to give you a taster, this is what it looked like when BBC stopped.

# saorview - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

The analogue TV series is being turned off on Wednesday. Are you one of the 100,000 households who hasn’t switched yet?

# saorview - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go

With the switchover deadline just 14 days away, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has urged the public not to wait until the last minute.

# saorview - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel Black Beauty This post contains images

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel

The digital switchover means the traditional colour-on-black pages will be a thing of the past. Here’s what we’ll miss.

It's the end of analogue TV in Ireland - but what happens to Aertel?

Don’t worry: the old black and green text may be gone but you’ll still be able to check page 180 to see what’s on TV.

# saorview - Sunday 23 September, 2012

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now Freebies This post contains images

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now

Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.

# saorview - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your week…

50 days to go but one-in-four don't believe digital switchover will happen

A significant number of people believe that the analogue TV signal will not be switched off on 24 October but those behind the switchover insist it will.

# saorview - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pics: This is why we miss Marty and Mary on our TVs Helpful

# saorview - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know this morning.

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it? Stay Tuned This post contains videos

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?

# saorview - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr UPC

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr

From this evening, you can watch the Six One news again at 7.01pm. Far out.

# saorview - Friday 14 October, 2011

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know

The Minister for Communications has confirmed that the analogue TV signal will be switched off on 24 October 2012.

# saorview - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam

The free digital TV service advises customers that they don’t offer door-to-door sales, and warns people about visitors.

# saorview - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service

Ireland’s answer to Freeview, called ‘Saorview’, will ultimately replace the current analogue TV broadcast system.

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