Summer is alive on RTÉ One and RTÉ Two Television with a schedule packed full of brand-new series, fascinating new documentaries, big drama, new and returning international hit series, grand finales and all the sporting action.
The annual festival, which celebrates its 61st year, is the premier theatrical event of its kind in Ireland, showcasing the very best of Irish amateur theatre and attracting thousands of visitors to Athlone, where it takes place every year.
15 April 2013: The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., joined RTÉ DG Noel Curran and Head of Children's Content Sheila de Courcy to launch RTÉjr, the new dedicated digital children's channel on TV, radio, online and mobile.
27 March 2013: RTÉ today releases the audited figures for the fees of the highest-paid presenters for the years 2010 and 2011. RTÉ is also disclosing the latest agreed fees for the highest-paid presenters whose contracts have now been negotiated.