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RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, and left the door open to him possibly returning in the future. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said that broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, (...)

RTÉ Radio 1 will be led by Peter Woods from July 1st.

Peter Woods has been appointed head of RTÉ Radio 1, the broadcaster said today. Mr Woods has been promoted from the role of managing editor of the sta(...)

The remains of broadcaster and journalist Keelin Shanley are removed from  St Paul’s Church, Glenageary following the funeral service. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Keelin Shanley’s fearless journalism, her curiosity to learn and tell the stories of others, and, most of all, her “wicked” sense of fun were celebrat(...)

President Michael D Higgins said the country had lost a “deeply respected, trusted and much loved broadcaster” who had become central to her profession.  Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Marian Finucane was remembered as a formidable radio presence who had throughout a decades-long career held the pulse of a nation. Within moments of (...)

The late Alan McQuillan who was characterised as “truly a radio man”. Photograph: Courtesy RTÉ

RTÉ has paid tribute to its radio presenter Alan McQuillan who it said died suddenly on Wednesday. McQuillan, who was based at 2FM, was with the bro(...)

Adrian Lynch, director of audience, channels and marketing; Dee Forbes, director-general; and Jim Jennings, director of content. Photograph: Andres Poveda

The results may not be apparent to the audience just yet, but off-camera there’s a new line-up at RTÉ. Alongside some comings-and-goings on the exec(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes: the success of her tenure is predicated on something beyond her control – Government policy.

It’s the summer lull before the repeats die down, new shows launch, old ones return and the holiday fill-ins come off air. At RTÉ’s campus in Donnybro(...)

RTÉ’s new group head of drama and comedy Shane Murphy, who will take up the role in August.

RTÉ has appointed Shane Murphy, the managing director of London-based Acorn Media Enterprises, as its group head of drama and comedy. The Dubliner w(...)

Lisa McGee, creator and writer of Channel 4 hit ‘Derry Girls’ was recognised as a rising star at a television industry dinner at the Irish embassy in London.

Irish television talent and executives attended a special industry dinner in the Irish embassy in London last night at which Derry Girls creator Lisa (...)

Ryle Nugent will depart RTÉ  in June. Photograph: Inpho

RTÉ head of sport, Ryle Nugent, has announced that after 24 years he is to leave the national public service broadcaster on June 1st. The RTÉ Group w(...)

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