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# rte - Saturday 28 December, 2019

An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'
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An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'

Dec 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,711 Views 14 Comments

“In our troubled world of Boris, Brexit, Trump and other forms of madness, Lyric is an oasis of culture, calm and beauty.”

# rte - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

There were tender, revealing moments on the Late Late Show this year
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# Showcasing Ireland

There were tender, revealing moments on the Late Late Show this year

Dec 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 24,247 Views 14 Comments

The late-night TV show is an important vehicle for discussing important social and political issues.

# rte - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Lyric FM staff to RTÉ board: 'Bluntly put, corporate priorities have always been elsewhere'
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Lyric FM staff to RTÉ board: 'Bluntly put, corporate priorities have always been elsewhere'

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 18,864 Views 24 Comments

A letter signed by “all staff of Lyric FM” wrote to the board of RTÉ on 18 September.

# rte - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé
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RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé

Dec 18th 2019, 8:02 PM 30,716 Views 0 Comments

Four Hyde & Seek crèches had been ordered to close by 31 December on foot of an order by Tusla.

# rte - Sunday 15 December, 2019

RTÉ 'committed' to improving Player after complaints about 'frustrating' and 'unusable' service
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RTÉ 'committed' to improving Player after complaints about 'frustrating' and 'unusable' service

Dec 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 53,499 Views 98 Comments

Viewers had issues watching the Rugby World Cup and other programmes.

# rte - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Garda convicted of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during street protest
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Garda convicted of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during street protest

Dec 12th 2019, 4:04 PM 25,908 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in February 2016.

# rte - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

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

Dec 10th 2019, 5:30 PM 30,084 Views 71 Comments

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
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# Montrose

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

Dec 10th 2019, 1:30 PM 16,059 Views 63 Comments

“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
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'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms

Dec 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,174 Views 122 Comments

Forbes wants the Government to take action to tackle households evading the licence fee.

# rte - Monday 9 December, 2019

Woman whose mother was saved from drowning in 1953 tracks down rescuer on Liveline
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Woman whose mother was saved from drowning in 1953 tracks down rescuer on Liveline

Dec 9th 2019, 9:35 PM 31,268 Views 11 Comments

“You saved my mother,” Mary Thompstone told John Eldred on Joe Duffy’s RTÉ Radio One show this afternoon.

# rte - Friday 6 December, 2019

Jury sworn in as Dublin garda goes on trial accused of assaulting RTÉ employee
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Jury sworn in as Dublin garda goes on trial accused of assaulting RTÉ employee

Dec 6th 2019, 3:46 PM 32,779 Views 0 Comments

The trial, which is expected to last five days, will start on Monday before Judge Melanie Greally.

# rte - Thursday 5 December, 2019

RTÉ shelves plan to sell RTÉ Guide as part of organisation reforms
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RTÉ shelves plan to sell RTÉ Guide as part of organisation reforms

Dec 5th 2019, 6:15 PM 20,712 Views 48 Comments

The broadcaster said expressions of interest it received did not warrant selling the magazine.

# rte - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Brendan Grace, Mrs Brown and 8 Harry Potters: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's Christmas schedules
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# Christmas Telly

Brendan Grace, Mrs Brown and 8 Harry Potters: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's Christmas schedules

Dec 4th 2019, 10:33 PM 22,783 Views 32 Comments

You can watch all eight Harry Potter films on Virgin Media this Christmas.

# rte - Monday 2 December, 2019

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA
# Conor Whooley
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# Conor Whooley

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:13 AM 27,071 Views 8 Comments

Conor Whooley went missing from Dublin in 1983.

# rte - Friday 29 November, 2019

'They need a voice': Tubridy 'made it his mission' to include homeless children in Toy Show
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# Toy Show

'They need a voice': Tubridy 'made it his mission' to include homeless children in Toy Show

Nov 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 31,333 Views 32 Comments

The show this year is inspired by the world of Disney’s Frozen and the emphasis will be on families’ traditions of gathering together to watch it.

# rte - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates
# Damien English
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# Damien English

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

Nov 24th 2019, 4:24 PM 15,094 Views 41 Comments

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

# rte - Friday 22 November, 2019

RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'
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RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'

Nov 22nd 2019, 3:46 PM 22,687 Views 63 Comments

The NUJ members have suggested a new rule that no one in the organisation earns more than the top civil service salary.

# rte - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000
# Easel Money
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# Easel Money

RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000

Nov 19th 2019, 5:34 PM 21,807 Views 51 Comments

The national broadcaster is dealing with a serious financial crisis.

RTÉ is selling four paintings at an auction in London today
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# Under The Hammer

RTÉ is selling four paintings at an auction in London today

Nov 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,585 Views 47 Comments

The struggling broadcaster is selling a fifth artwork in a private sale.

# rte - Monday 18 November, 2019

'I still can't think that he's left us': Family appeal for information about man missing since May
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# Gerry Taylor

'I still can't think that he's left us': Family appeal for information about man missing since May

Nov 18th 2019, 6:47 PM 27,742 Views 4 Comments

Gerry Taylor was last seen walking along Dundrum Road on 25 May.

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
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# Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,567 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

# rte - Friday 15 November, 2019

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,073 Views 34 Comments

We take a look at the issues it has been having with its finances, and what it is planning to do about this.

# rte - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'He's a guy who's a fabulist': Clinton slams Trump and warns of attempts to undermine democracy
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# Tubridy

'He's a guy who's a fabulist': Clinton slams Trump and warns of attempts to undermine democracy

Nov 13th 2019, 6:08 PM 13,975 Views 53 Comments

Clinton has yet to be drawn on whether she will run for President again.

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios From TheJournal.ie

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

Nov 13th 2019, 5:15 PM 20,823 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.

Poll: Should RTÉ abolish its live coverage of political party conferences?
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# Ard Fheis

Poll: Should RTÉ abolish its live coverage of political party conferences?

Nov 13th 2019, 8:31 AM 26,749 Views 86 Comments

The Irish Times reported that it was suggested that axing the live conference coverage could save RTÉ €250,000.

# rte - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Philip Boucher-Hayes: What to expect from an RTÉ programme about the climate crisis
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Philip Boucher-Hayes: What to expect from an RTÉ programme about the climate crisis

Nov 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 25,860 Views 69 Comments

The journalist has spearheaded a programme on Ireland’s climate crisis to be aired on RTÉ1 this Tuesday.

# rte - Saturday 9 November, 2019

RTÉ board chair: 'People are downloading RTÉ content on their screens, they should pay for that'
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# Cost Cutting

RTÉ board chair: 'People are downloading RTÉ content on their screens, they should pay for that'

Nov 9th 2019, 2:11 PM 62,144 Views 207 Comments

RTÉ board chairperson Moya Doherty has also defended the station’s output.

A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves'
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A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves'

Nov 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,058 Views 41 Comments

The funeral of Gay Byrne took place at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin yesterday.

# rte - Friday 8 November, 2019

Funeral cortège of Gay Byrne to pass through Howth Village en route to Pro Cathedral
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Funeral cortège of Gay Byrne to pass through Howth Village en route to Pro Cathedral

Nov 8th 2019, 7:50 AM 30,085 Views 27 Comments

The funeral will begin at noon at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, and will be broadcast on RTÉ.

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million
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# Rte Cuts

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million

Nov 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 52,578 Views 210 Comments

As RTÉ restructures its organisation with staff cuts and asset sales, there’s a new focus on Ireland’s high TV licence evasion rates.

# rte - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 7th 2019, 10:50 PM 12,963 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

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

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

Nov 7th 2019, 10:47 PM 15,904 Views 39 Comments

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

Taoiseach open to putting more money into RTÉ but says station needs to 'modernise and reform'
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# Montrose

Taoiseach open to putting more money into RTÉ but says station needs to 'modernise and reform'

Updated Nov 7th 2019, 6:40 PM 30,894 Views 99 Comments

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

Government was only told of RTÉ cuts plan this morning - Simon Coveney From TheJournal.ie

Government was only told of RTÉ cuts plan this morning - Simon Coveney

Nov 7th 2019, 12:29 PM 18,072 Views 66 Comments

Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary told the Tánaiste that “Good media is dying on the vine while you whistle by the graveyard”.

Tubridy, Duffy, Finucane....here are the presenters in the firing line for substantial pay cuts at RTÉ
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# TOP PRESENTERS

Tubridy, Duffy, Finucane....here are the presenters in the firing line for substantial pay cuts at RTÉ

Nov 7th 2019, 12:00 PM 91,669 Views 123 Comments

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

Poll: Would you support switching to a 'device charge' to fund public service broadcasting?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you support switching to a 'device charge' to fund public service broadcasting?

Nov 7th 2019, 9:32 AM 39,813 Views 212 Comments

RTÉ announced a range of new measures to overhaul its business and increase revenues.

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

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

Nov 7th 2019, 9:07 AM 23,952 Views 58 Comments

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

'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show
# Will Leahy
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# Will Leahy

'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show

Nov 7th 2019, 7:27 AM 77,234 Views 105 Comments

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

# rte - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 11:26 PM 54,416 Views 171 Comments

The national broadcaster revealed details of the plan this evening.

Joe Duffy could hear Gay Byrne's own advice as he broke the news of his death on Liveline
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# On Air

Joe Duffy could hear Gay Byrne's own advice as he broke the news of his death on Liveline

Nov 6th 2019, 6:31 AM 94,930 Views 48 Comments

The host received widespread praise for the manner in which he kept his calm to deliver the sad news live to listeners.