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Testing the Limits

Testing the Limits

Tonight on RTÉ One’s Prime Time, a report from the RTÉ Investigations Unit reveals a number of flaws in the National Car Test that the public does not appear to be aware of. 

Testing the Limits examines a number ...

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RTÉ2 Launches Brand New Series First Dates Ireland

RTÉ2 Launches Brand New Series First Dates Ireland

The restaurant doors are finally ready to open this Thursday, 21 April for the start of the brand new series of First Dates Ireland on RTÉ2. 

Maître d’ Mateo Sania and his team; barman Ethan Miles and waitress ...

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RTÉ One wins at New York Festivals® International TV & Film Award

RTÉ has won a Silver World Medal and a Bronze World Medal for its documentary and investigative journalism programming at the prestigious New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards. The awards honour the ‘World's Best TV & Films’ and were ...

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RTÉ Innovating for the Future

Young ‘Digital Champions’ visit RTÉ to experience new technologies and explore future digital possibilities for RTÉ

Tuesday, 19th April, 2016: With a focus on innovating for the future, RTÉ today hosted a group of young ‘Digital Champions’ in RTÉ to ...

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RTÉ release extended aerial coverage of 1916 commemorations

RTÉ release extended aerial coverage of 1916 commemorations

RTÉ is releasing extended aerial coverage of the State Commemoration ceremonies in Dublin that marked the centenary of the 1916 Rising. The special footage is now being made available on RTE.ie for audiences at home and abroad.

Last Easter ...

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Dragons' Den returns to RTÉ One on Sunday with 2 new Dragons

Dragons’ Den returns for a seventh series to RTÉ One on Sunday 17 April 1 at 9.30pm featuring two new Dragons, Alison Cowzer and Eleanor McEvoy, alongside returning favourites Gavin Duffy, Barry O’Sullivan and Eamonn Quinn.

Alison Cowzer ...

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Reporter wins Rising Star Award in European Broadcasting Awards

Reporter wins Rising Star Award in European Broadcasting Awards

RTÉ News’ Nick Sheridan has won the 2016 Prix CIRCOM Regional Rising Star Award. The 24 year old Wexford native has been awarded the honour by CIRCOM, the European Association of Regional Television. The 2016 Prix CIRCOM Gala Awards (the ...

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RTÉ One: Big Week on the Farm delivers Big Audience

RTÉ One: Big Week on the Farm delivers Big Audience

RTÉ One’s Big Week on the Farm was a hit with viewers with 1.5 million people* tuning in across a week of live shows broadcast from a farm in the Midlands.

The show had an average audience** of ...

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RTÉ2 Launches Generation What?

RTÉ2 Launches Generation What?

Could you be happy without alcohol? Would you participate in an uprising against those in power? Have you ever had sex with a stranger? Do you think Generation Y has been given a raw deal?

RTÉ2 today launches a ...

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RTÉ appoints Dee Forbes as Director-General, RTÉ

RTÉ appoints Dee Forbes as Director-General, RTÉ

Following a rigorous recruitment process overseen by its Board, RTÉ has today appointed Dee Forbes as Director-General. This appointment is subject to the Government’s consent under Section 89 of the Broadcasting Act 2009.

Ms Forbes is currently President & Managing ...

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