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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(...)

The RTE Concert Orchestra giving the crowd what they want at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

On Saturday afternoon in the VIP area of Electric Picnic, where RTÉ’s studio looms facing the main stage, Dan Healy, the head of 2FM is buzzing. Last (...)

Job losses at RTÉ’s Montrose campus: Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes has briefed staff on the “painful choices” that lie ahead for the broadcaster as it seeks to reduce employee numbers b(...)

RTÉ has promoted Adrian Lynch to the role of director of audience, channels and marketing

RTÉ has promoted Adrian Lynch to the role of director of audience, channels and marketing and hired Frances Abeton as director of operations and produ(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes: her plan is known as ‘One RTÉ’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ will be aiming for a touch of class in its autumn programming season. The public service broadcaster plans to bring the theme of class, pay and I(...)

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