Alan Esslemont

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TG4’s outgoing chairwoman Siún Ní Raghallaigh (centre) with exiting board members Michelle Ní Chróinín (left), Des Geraghty, Micheál Seoighe and Mairéad Ní Cheoinín. Photograph: Seán Ó Mainnín

Vacancies on the board of TG4 will be advertised on Stateboards.ie after the tenure of five members, including chairwoman Siún Ní Raghallaigh, came t(...)

TG4, based in Connemara, Co Galway, plans to invest more in content aimed at kids and younger viewers. Photograph: TG4

TG4 will appoint a manager to develop its Cúla4 children’s output into a full linear channel, while it is also seeking expressions of interest from in(...)

Dónall Ó Héalai stars in the TG4-supported Foscadh, Ireland’s entry for this year’s Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. Photograph: TG4

TG4 spent €25.8 million on creative services in 2020, with the majority of this sum spent on commissioning content from regional independent productio(...)

TG4’s headquarters in Baile na hAbhann, Co Galway: the broadcaster will receive €44.9 million from the exchequer in 2022. Photograph: TG4

TG4 has welcomed the allocation of an additional €4.2 million to its annual budget in Budget 2022, the second consecutive budget in which the Departme(...)

TG4 presenters. ‘We’re a vital part of modern Ireland,’ said director-general Alan Esslemont. Photograph: Julia Dunin/TG4

TG4 is “needed more than ever” in an era of intense competition from global media companies but the Government must “show much more ambition” for the (...)

Wout van Aert of Belgium celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 11th stage of the Tour de France, to which TG4 has the broadcast rights. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP

Sky Ireland customers can now stream TG4 live as well as on-demand through the Sky Go app in an expansion of a recent partnership between the two broa(...)

TG4 director-general Alan Esslemont: ‘Firm direction’ from State needed to ensure Irish content has prominence on pay-TV platforms.

TG4’s attempts to get its app on the Sky Ireland platform have been met with “years of foot-dragging”, it claimed on Thursday, saying its experience p(...)

TG4 director-general Alan Esslemont pictured at the broadcaster’s studios. Photograph: Michael Dillon

TG4 called for a major shift in the structure of Irish broadcasting at an Oireachtas media committee on Wednesday, while regional newspaper body Local(...)

Caitríona Ní Chualáin, presenter of TG4 programme for primary school children Cúla4 ar Scoil, which began in April when schools were closed.

TG4’s public funding will be boosted by an additional €1.9 million this year to cover expenditure related to Covid-19. Minister for Tourism, Culture,(...)

In 2019, TG4 increased its share of television viewing to 1.84 per cent, making it the sixth most-watched channel in the Republic.

Public service broadcaster TG4 said it was “extremely grateful” for the additional €3.5 million it has received in Budget 2021, its director-general A(...)

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