Statements & Speeches

RTÉ statement following JOC hearing

Retransmission fees in Ireland

According to Aisling McCabe, Head of Platforms and Partnerships, RTÉ:

On free Irish content:

"There is no justifiable reason why platforms, such as Virgin or Sky, should get Irish free-to-air channels and content for free. This ...

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RTÉ Welcomes European Commission Decision on State Aid Complaint

In August 2014, the European Commission received a complaint concerning the alleged non-compliance by the Irish authorities with regard to the state financing of RTÉ.

The complaint was submitted on behalf of Newstalk, and asserted that there was "no proper ...

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RTÉ Response to NUJ Statement

RTÉ announced earlier this week that a review of role and gender equality across the organisation will take place.

Says Eimear Cusack, Director of HR, RTÉ: "I can confirm RTÉ has engaged Kieran Mulvey, former Director General of the Workplace ...

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RTÉ Statement: Re. Irish Independent (25 July, 2017)

In response to a story in this morning's Irish Independent, RTÉ can clarify that it has not introduced ‘secret bonuses’ to RTÉ staff. As we have stated clearly many times previously, RTÉ introduced a series of cuts to staff ...

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RTÉ confirms sale of land to Cairn Homes Plc

Following an announcement to staff today by RTÉ Director-General, Dee Forbes, RTÉ is happy to confirm that, following a competitive process, Savills has concluded the sale of just under 9 acres of land on its Donnybrook campus to Cairn Homes ...

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RTÉ Statement on the death of Tom Savage

Former Chair of the RTE Board, Tom Savage passed away this morning after a short illness. Tom served in a number of significant roles at RTÉ over many years: he was a founder-producer of Morning Ireland and a familiar voice ...

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RTÉ Statement on Land Sale, Restructuring and Voluntary Exits

RTÉ Statement on Land Sale, Restructuring and Voluntary Exits

RTÉ today announced that almost 9 acres of under-utilised land on the Donnybrook campus has been put on the market, with a guide price of €75m, and that Savills will manage the sale.
 
Says Dee Forbes, Director-General: "RTÉ has been ...

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