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#TV licence

# tv-licence - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'Broken' TV licence system costing €50 million per year, RTÉ tells Oireachtas committee
# TV Licence
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# TV Licence

'Broken' TV licence system costing €50 million per year, RTÉ tells Oireachtas committee

Nov 11th 2020, 6:30 PM 57,706 Views 144 Comments

The committee also heard of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the media industry.

# tv-licence - Thursday 23 April, 2020

No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis
# Journalism
From TheJournal.ie
# Journalism

No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 24,814 Views 119 Comments

RTÉ announced yesterday that it will be availing of the wage subsidy scheme.

# tv-licence - Saturday 28 December, 2019

An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'
# Rte Cuts
From TheJournal.ie
# Rte Cuts

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

Dec 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,726 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.”

# tv-licence - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms
# Dee Forbes
From TheJournal.ie
# Dee Forbes

'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 30,189 Views 122 Comments

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

# tv-licence - Friday 8 November, 2019

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million
# Rte Cuts
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 52,819 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.

# tv-licence - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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 18,075 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”.

# tv-licence - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans
# An Post
From TheJournal.ie
# An Post

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans

Aug 2nd 2019, 2:42 PM 21,594 Views 67 Comments

An Post has said TV licence payments represent an “essential income stream” for postmasters.

From 2024, the government wants to include phones and laptops in your TV licence fee
# One Sixty
From TheJournal.ie
# One Sixty

From 2024, the government wants to include phones and laptops in your TV licence fee

Updated Aug 2nd 2019, 8:39 AM 51,131 Views 204 Comments

The government said that the TV licence fee should be replaced by a new charging system.

Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops?
# Sign O' The Times
From TheJournal.ie
# Sign O' The Times

Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops?

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:14 AM 38,859 Views 166 Comments

The government plans to pivot to a “device independent broadcasting charge” by 2024.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Government official says RTÉ may need 'radical re-thinking' - not more public funding
# Newsflash
From TheJournal.ie
# Newsflash

Government official says RTÉ may need 'radical re-thinking' - not more public funding

Mar 5th 2019, 6:10 AM 40,333 Views 108 Comments

The State broadcaster had around 100 fewer staff opt for redundancies that it hoped.

# tv-licence - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices
# Retail And Services
From TheJournal.ie
# Retail And Services

The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices

Oct 18th 2018, 4:03 PM 970 Views 2 Comments

A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.

# tv-licence - Monday 1 October, 2018

BAI backs 'immediate' €30m-a-year increase in public funding for RTÉ
# Boost
From TheJournal.ie
# Boost

BAI backs 'immediate' €30m-a-year increase in public funding for RTÉ

Oct 1st 2018, 3:22 PM 19,040 Views 130 Comments

Ireland’s broadcasting regulator says both RTÉ and TG4 deliver value for Irish audiences.

# tv-licence - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences
# Pay Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Up

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences

Jul 25th 2018, 12:15 AM 14,795 Views 48 Comments

Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.

# tv-licence - Saturday 28 April, 2018

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees
# TV Licence
From TheJournal.ie
# TV Licence

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees

Apr 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,141 Views 63 Comments

Additional temporary inspectors have also been appointed to improve the compliance rate.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed
# Next Five Years
From TheJournal.ie
# Next Five Years

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 30,006 Views 139 Comments

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

# tv-licence - Sunday 14 January, 2018

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year
# Pay Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Up

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year

Jan 14th 2018, 9:45 AM 20,758 Views 88 Comments

The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.

# tv-licence - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Tax Evasion
From TheJournal.ie
# Tax Evasion

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

Nov 26th 2017, 10:27 AM 47,786 Views 128 Comments

Calls are being made to transfer the fee collection from An Post to Revenue.

# tv-licence - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175?

Jul 12th 2017, 8:16 AM 38,517 Views 168 Comments

RTÉ has called for the fee to be raised.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175
# Broadcasting
From TheJournal.ie
# Broadcasting

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

Jul 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 40,553 Views 222 Comments

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Private firm to be hired to chase TV licence evaders
# Bounty Hunters
From TheJournal.ie
# Bounty Hunters

Private firm to be hired to chase TV licence evaders

May 9th 2017, 5:22 PM 35,418 Views 156 Comments

Ireland’s evasion rate stands at 13.75% – much higher than the EU average.

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Lunch Crunch
From TheJournal.ie
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

May 9th 2017, 12:49 PM 29,505 Views 89 Comments

It costs €160 a year and every premises with a television is supposed to have one.

# tv-licence - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet
# Not So Pc
From TheJournal.ie
# Not So Pc

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

May 4th 2017, 12:58 PM 36,474 Views 80 Comments

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Evening poll: Should people have to pay their TV licence to watch the RTÉ player?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Evening poll: Should people have to pay their TV licence to watch the RTÉ player?

Apr 4th 2017, 9:05 PM 25,516 Views 86 Comments

The financial struggles at RTÉ have been in the news a lot in recent days.

# tv-licence - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Poll: Would you pay more for your TV licence?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay more for your TV licence?

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:42 AM 52,462 Views 221 Comments

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes suggested the licence fee should be double its current rate yesterday.

# tv-licence - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack'
# Sunday Interview
From TheJournal.ie
# Sunday Interview

Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack'

Nov 27th 2016, 8:10 AM 19,496 Views 49 Comments

Bosco spoke to TheJournal.ie about RTÉ’s decision to outsource children’s programming and also gave some insightful opinions on Donald Trump.

# tv-licence - Friday 2 September, 2016

TV licence required to watch  BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player
# Catch-up Viewing
From TheJournal.ie
# Catch-up Viewing

TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player

Sep 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 16,687 Views 64 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.

# tv-licence - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Poll: Should the government replace the TV licence?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government replace the TV licence?

Jun 26th 2016, 9:30 AM 25,298 Views 127 Comments

The new communications minister has no intention of bringing in a new charge.

# tv-licence - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Comedian David McSavage convicted and fined for not paying TV licence arrears
# Courts
From TheJournal.ie
# Courts

Comedian David McSavage convicted and fined for not paying TV licence arrears

Jun 16th 2016, 4:15 PM 41,592 Views 107 Comments

He previously told the court he was against paying due to his grievance with the way RTÉ spends taxpayers’ money.

# tv-licence - Friday 22 April, 2016

RTÉ loves David McSavage even if he doesn’t love them
# COMEDY AWARD
From TheJournal.ie
# COMEDY AWARD

RTÉ loves David McSavage even if he doesn’t love them

Apr 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 17,643 Views 0 Comments

The comedian has criticised the state broadcaster and refused to pay his TV licence.

Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know
# Savage Fine
From TheJournal.ie
# Savage Fine

Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know

Apr 22nd 2016, 1:19 PM 19,487 Views 0 Comments

The courts say he does, he says he doesn’t.

# tv-licence - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Irish people really didn't like paying for their TV licence 30 years ago
# State Papers
From TheJournal.ie
# State Papers

Irish people really didn't like paying for their TV licence 30 years ago

Dec 30th 2015, 6:30 PM 15,187 Views 65 Comments

The government needed to make savings in 1985, and RTE was very much in the firing line.

# tv-licence - Monday 14 December, 2015

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?
# Not The TV Licence
From TheJournal.ie
# Not The TV Licence

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?

Dec 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,234 Views 78 Comments

It was supposed to replace the TV licence but it hasn’t happened. Will it ever?

# tv-licence - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?
# Dublin Property
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin Property

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:46 AM 9,907 Views 43 Comments

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

# tv-licence - Friday 27 February, 2015

Single mother from Donegal jailed for not paying her TV licence
# Moutjoy
From TheJournal.ie
# Moutjoy

Single mother from Donegal jailed for not paying her TV licence

Feb 27th 2015, 5:02 PM 65,125 Views 298 Comments

She was taken by taxi to the Dóchas centre, where she was held for three hours.

# tv-licence - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't
# Data
From TheJournal.ie
# Data

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Jan 17th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,962 Views 77 Comments

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 8th 2014, 10:58 PM 16,107 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

# tv-licence - Monday 5 May, 2014

Britain wants to stop sending people to jail over tv licences - but Ireland is unlikely to follow suit
# TV Licence
From TheJournal.ie
# TV Licence

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

May 5th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,972 Views 102 Comments

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

# tv-licence - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

RTÉ proposes 'modest increase in public funding' over next five years
# RTÉ
From TheJournal.ie
# RTÉ

RTÉ proposes 'modest increase in public funding' over next five years

Sep 17th 2013, 10:10 AM 7,000 Views 129 Comments

The broadcaster said that this would enable it to significantly improve its service to audiences.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge
# Broadcasting Charge
From TheJournal.ie
# Broadcasting Charge

'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge

Aug 27th 2013, 8:48 AM 14,071 Views 193 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has expressed some scepticism that there are people in Ireland who don’t access public service content at all.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Aug 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,410 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

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