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 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(...)

INM papers on display at the Independent News & Media AGM in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There was a moment during Mark Zuckerberg’s by turn torturous (for him) and frustrating (for everybody else) April testimony to Congress when one US p(...)

Tough crowd: One of RTÉ’s newest children’s shows, ‘Donncha’s Two Talented’, presented by Donncha O’Callaghan

Can a new version of the RTÉ Player help the broadcaster become more popular with children? The broadcaster’s commitment to the youngest generation o(...)

The Netflix empire: Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) takes tea in an image from the third season of royal drama ‘The Crown’, due in 2019.

What’s going on with Netflix? The streaming giant’s share price opened down more than 13 per cent on Wall Street today after it released a disappoint(...)

RTÉ2 shows such as “Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope” may soon be shown on a +1 channel

RTÉ has sought regulatory permission to launch an RTÉ2 +1 channel in a move that is likely to boost the audience for its shows. An Oireachtas committ(...)

Helen Boaden’s report outlines how RTÉ’s orchestras have been constrained and left ‘demoralised’ by budget cuts. Photograph: Conor McCabe

For big, damning reads on how Ireland truly regards the production of culture, look no further than the report by former BBC director of radio Helen B(...)

Irish television broadcasters should collaborate on  a single on-demand player, according to Core Media. Photograph: Thinkstock.

‘If you want to compete with global powerhouses, you must develop a local powerhouse to take them on.” It’s a common-sense conclusion in Core Media’s(...)

 Dee Forbes, director general of RTÉ: “A properly funded RTÉ can deliver an exciting offering to the Irish public.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Played for dark laughs, there is a moment in coming-of-age comedy The Young Offenders when a dropped hammer takes a comically long time to bounce off (...)

 RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes said the broadcaster’s new strategy will ensure it will  ‘continue to play a central role at the heart of national life’.

RTÉ is to become a digital-first service in a bid to attract a younger audience, according to a five-year strategy published on Tuesday. The strategy(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten ruled out an increase in the TV licence earlier this year. RTÉ director general Dee Forbes previously said the price should increase from €160 to €175 and that the fee was in need of reform and modernisation. File photograph: Getty Images

The secretary-general of the Department of Communications has said the TV licence model is does not work and that he’s not sure the problem can be sol(...)

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