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Marian Finucane: Her most memorable interview was with her great friend, the writer Nuala O’Faolain, in 2009, when O’Faolain was terminally ill with cancer.

Marian Finucane, one of the country’s most respected and influential broadcasters, died suddenly at her home on Thursday. She was 69. Over the course (...)

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 Lyric FM move from Limerick had formed part of its overhaul plans but prompted a fierce local opposition.

RTÉ has acceded to a Government request to defer the planned relocation of Lyric FM from Limerick until at least next September. In a statement to st(...)

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(...)

Noel Curran, who led the broadcaster until 2016,   said that ‘never before in Europe have we seen the concentration of such power and public reach in a few multinational, mainly US-owned, entities. It’s unprecedented.’  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former chiefs at RTÉ have called for “political leadership and direction” to solve the “dilemma” at the national broadcaster, as well as for urgent re(...)

Entrance to RTÉ HQ  at Donnybrook in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Unions representing staff at RTÉ are to meet management at the broadcaster on Monday to seek more details of its planned cost-saving measures. Last (...)

 RTÉ chair Moya Doherty: ‘The cataclysmic change in the industry globally is quite frightening.’ File photograph: Alan Betson

RTÉ will not survive without a government rescue plan for its existential financial crisis, the chair of the independent body which oversees the State(...)

Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, watch as the coffin of the celebrated broadcaster Gay Byrne, is carried into St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gay Byrne was remembered at his funeral on Friday as a much loved husband and father, a friend and colleague and so very much more. He was, said the (...)

RTÉ Headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Good morning. Days after the death of Gay Byrne, the dominant and outstanding figure in its history, RTÉ outlined overnight the measures it will have(...)

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(...)

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