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British soldiers snipe from behind a barricade of empty beer casks near Dublin’s quays during the Easter Rising in 1916. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

RTÉ’s programme for the 1916 centenary was launched in Dublin last night with the station pledging to “embrace all of the complexity” of the Easter Ri(...)

Musician Bob Geldof. A documentary by Geldof  on WB Yeats  forms part of RTÉ’s line-up for the 1916 Rising centenary. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

RTÉ has announced details of a series of programmes and events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising next year. It said the aim of RTÉ 1916 was to (...)

The man largely responsible for getting the Angelus on RTÉ (or Radio Éireann, as it then was) Archbishop of Dublin John Charles McQuaid

Noel Curran, who has announced that he is standing down as director general of RTÉ, after a stressful but successful five-year run, has failed to gras(...)

Noel Curran’s first year as director-general of RTÉ was one of major budget-slashing and job cutting - but also controversy. This was the year of ‘Mission to Prey’ and Tweetgate, the fallout from which was considerable and lengthy.

When Noel Curran was asked to become director-general of RTÉ in 2010, the broadcaster was in trouble, but the full extent of its difficulties and the (...)

RTÉ director general Noel Curran who has announced his decision to stand down  in May 2016.

After five years in the biggest job in Irish broadcasting, RTÉ director-general Noel Curran has announced he will stand down in May 2016. Mr Curran, w(...)

RTÉ continues to make good programmes. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

If, as reported last week, the Government is set to reject a proposal to use the customer database of cable and satellite providers to track down TV l(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty with a bust of broadcaster Gay Byrne on RTÉ’s Donnybrook campus. Photograph: Eric Luke

Inside the RTÉ building known as Central, Moya Doherty explains why she has accepted only a three-year term as chairwoman of RTÉ’s board for now, i(...)

“All this – and RTÉ says there are 93 new action-points in the Meáin Ghaeilge RTÉ, Action Plan 2015-2019 plan – does rather give the impression that every week will be Seachtain na Gaeilge out at Montrose.” File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Reading that RTÉ’s 2fm is to offer bilingual English-Irish news bulletins reminded me of those cooking-for-toddler days. There are entire books devote(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White said it remained his intention to bring forward legislation to address the high level of television licence fee evasion - a thorny issue for RTÉ. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

RTÉ “is not yet out of the woods” financially despite breaking even last year, its director-general Noel Curran has said. According to its annual rep(...)

Richard Burke: The case taken by him over RTÉ’s Mission to Prey will go down as a minor postscript to what was, more generally, a major embarrassment of a programme. Photograph: Collins/Courts

A former archbishop has settled his action against RTÉ and, significantly, no damages have been paid by the broadcaster. The case taken by Richard Bur(...)

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