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The coffin arrives at the funeral of broadcaster Marian Finucane at St Brigid’s Church in Kill, Co Kildare. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The late RTÉ radio presenter Marian Finucane was remembered as “an icon of Irish broadcasting” at her funeral in Kill, Co Kildare. The veteran broadc(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Pat Kiely, managing director of Virgin Media TV, believes RTÉ should look to achieve efficiencies rather than seeking additional income from the licence fee. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The head of Virgin Media Television has said the Government should conduct a full review of RTÉ’s financing and operating structures before agreeing t(...)

RTÉ has been criticised repeatedly for its coverage of climate change, notably on flagship programmes. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

RTÉ is to increase coverage of climate change in response to growing audience demand, according to its director general, Dee Forbes. The expanded con(...)

Ships with the Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year. Photograph: Graham Keogh

Much like the recent Oscars, this year’s Choice Music Prize ceremony was a curious mix of surprising and predictable. It was brave of the judges to gi(...)

An artist impression of what the Montrose development could look like.

State broadcaster RTÉ is set to net a major financial windfall after accepting a bid of €107.5 million from Irish listed property group Cairn Homes fo(...)