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The Young Offenders: the second season of the comedy is now showing on RTÉ2. Photograph: Miki Barlok

One flagged move in RTÉ’s mission to “evolve” and make €60 million worth of cutbacks over three years sounded innocuous, like a common-sense technical(...)

Lord David Puttnam. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Politicians should set aside any personal views on RTÉ and seek to ensure it is properly funded as having an independent public service broadcaster is(...)

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes this week announced sweeping cuts at the broadcaster.

Cat-calls, boos and exasperated laughter dominated the reception for RTÉ director general Dee Forbes this week as she chaired a town hall style meetin(...)

Last year’s Late Late Toy Show. RTÉ guarantees Irish children hear Irish voices on programming designed for them. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Ireland’s public service broadcaster, RTÉ, faces stark choices as commercial income continues to slide and the licence fee remains static, with prospe(...)

The RTÉ Guide currently has a circulation of 43,000 according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation figures. The publication has about 12 staff.

There is particular concern among personnel in RTÉ at the implications of the proposed cost-saving plans for staff working for the RTÉ Guide. Members(...)

RTÉ Headquarters in Donnybrook, Dublin .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

RTÉ released details on Wednesday night of its “revised strategy and plans to address the key issues facing the organisation". Director General Dee F(...)

Adrian Lynch, RTÉ’s  director of audience, channels and marketing; Dee Forbes, director-general; and Jim Jennings, director of content. File photograph: Andres Poveda

RTÉ is “flat broke”, an audience of celebrities, advertising executives, industry partners and journalists heard at the broadcaster’s August launch ev(...)

RTÉ in Donnybrook: ‘I’d sell the whole block. I’d move everything out somewhere south of Naas  and start again,’ Larry Bass told The Irish Times’ Inside Business podcast

RTÉ should sell its valuable landbank in Donnybrook and use the funding to build new studios outside Dublin and modernise its operations, the head of (...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes said there had been “no substantial response” from Government on future funding.

RTÉ recorded a loss of €13 million in 2018, with the State-owned public service broadcaster citing the cost of “special events”, such as the Papal vis(...)

 Donal Ó Drisceoil: ‘It’s very effective, making really good use of maps and graphics while it also has a good mix of new voices from the Atlas of the Irish Revolution’

A new documentary series The Irish Revolution successfully captures the approach taken in the award winning book Atlas of the Irish Revolution on whic(...)

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