Alan Esslemont

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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(...)

 Alan Esslemont: he said TG4 would implement “a raft of solidarity measures” worth at least €3m   to the independent production sector. Photograph: Michael Dillon

TG4 has announced two new development rounds and an additional output deal under a push to maintain a pipeline of programming amid the suspension in p(...)

Among TG4’s flagship offerings is the Ladies Gaelic Football Championship, which it sponsors. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

TG4 has warned that it will not be able to maintain existing levels of expenditure on Irish-language programming without additional funding. The Stat(...)

Amy Huberman on the set of ‘Finding Joy’, a comedy drama made for RTÉ by Treasure Entertainment

RTÉ should “immediately” receive a €30 million increase in its annual funding “at a minimum” and TG4 should be given an additional €6 million by the G(...)

TG4 presenter Fiona Ní Fhlaithearta, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development Sean Kyne and TG4 DG Alan Esslemont.

TG4 has been awarded an extra €985,000 on top of the station’s existing State funding to help it support new jobs and build its audience. The extra (...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten (centre) laughs as he is shown an interview given by his younger self, now digitised and preserved by  TG4’s news archive. Also pictured are BAI chief executive Michael O’Keeffe (left) and TG4 director-general Alan Esslemont. Photographer: Bryan Brophy/1IMAGE

It presents what it calls a súil eile on the stories of the day. Now TG4 has digitised an archive of its news and current affairs output from its firs(...)

Micheál Ó Domhnaill and Brian Tyers at Croke Park

An té nach bhfuil láidir ní folair dó a bheith glic. Final whistle, Breffni Park. Crowds scud onto the pitch as Cavan fall to Dublin in the first le(...)

Alan Esslemont: will take up his new post with TG4 in mid-October. Photograph: BBC

TG4 has appointed Alan Esslemont as its new ardstiúrthóir or director-general, and while the appointment looks to be a very solid one on paper, there (...)

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