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#Television Licence

# television-licence - Monday 5 May, 2014

Britain wants to stop sending people to jail over tv licences - but Ireland is unlikely to follow suit

Britain sent 51 people to jail last year for not paying their tv licence – while Ireland imprisoned 411 people.

# television-licence - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Poll: Would an increase in TV licence inspections encourage you to pay it? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would an increase in TV licence inspections encourage you to pay it?

During 2012, 272 people were jailed for not paying the charge.

# television-licence - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Almost 11,500 people in court for not paying TV licence

The maximum fine for a first offence in the case of non-payment of a TV licence is €1,000.

# television-licence - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Column: I love RTÉ, but I don’t want an internet tax to pay for it

Is the ‘household broadcasting charge’ really the best we can do to support the Irish media, asks Paul Quigley.

# television-licence - Friday 3 August, 2012

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used

RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.

# television-licence - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland wants the new revenue to be split among other broadcasters, not just RTÉ.

Government considers household charge to replace TV licence fee

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte wants to target some 15 per cent of people who evade the TV licence or may watch television online instead.

# television-licence - Sunday 1 May, 2011

RTÉ says state down €40m a year over unpaid TV licences

Figures were included in report sent to McCarthy’s review group on state assets and liabilities.