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BBC director-general Tony Hall, who announced earlier in January that he is leaving the role. Photograph: Ben Stansall / AFP

Which much-scrutinised public service broadcaster was this said about? “People want it to be smaller, but they also want to keep the bits they like.” (...)

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes or the chairwoman of the board were present at most of the meetings. Photograph: Jason Andrews

Senior RTÉ representatives met politicians or top Government officials on 14 occasions in the final four months of 2019, a period in which the deficit(...)

 Gert Ysebaert, CEO of Mediahuis, with company chairman Thomas Leysen announce the purchase of INM in April 2019. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

It was the year the Belgians came, saw and bought Ireland’s biggest newspaper empire faster than you could say the words “challenging transitional per(...)

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes: Licence fee reform delay is ‘completely untenable’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ has made no agreement with the Government to defer its plan to move Lyric FM out of Limerick, director general Dee Forbes has said. This is despit(...)

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(...)

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