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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(...)

Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Some 25 million people around the world have seen a Riverdance performance. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Profits at the company behind Riverdance declined in 2017, new accounts show. Abhann Productions Ltd recorded an operating profit of €1.26 million i(...)

Dee Forbes, RTÉ director general, said that 2017 marked the beginning of changes at the station that would continue for the next few years.

Advertising revenues on RTÉ’s TV and radio network fell €5.6 million last year amid fears about Brexit’s impact on the Republic, figures published by (...)

Robert Ganly to take up a business development role in Sherry Fitz country homes and residential sales division

Sherry FitzGerald has announced the appointment of veteran (and sometimes maverick) auctioneer Robert Ganly to a business development role in its coun(...)

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