During the 1990s RTÉ began to look beyond the traditional broadcasting platforms of radio and television to reach the audience. The growth in ownership of home computers and improving broad band allowed increased access to the internet. RTÉ could begin to provide services online to a reach beyond the shores of Ireland and on new platforms.
Among the major events broadcast were the unveiling of Riverdance as the interval act at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest and the announcement of an IRA ceasfire.
During this decade RTÉ would appoint a Washington correspondent for the first time while Gay Byrne one of the longest serving broadcasters would retire.
The interval act at the Eurovision Song Contest 1994 'Riverdance' wows the audience.
On 31 August 1994, the IRA declared a "complete cessation" of violence. The RTÉ Newsroom received a cassette and a written message from the IRA confirming the details of the ceasefire.
Mark Little was appointed RTÉ's first Washington correspondent in the summer of 1995 and took up his post there in the autumn.
RTÉ announces the introduction of widescreen television broadcasting throughout the country on an experimental basis.
'RTÉ Online' is launched allowing internet users worldwide to have access to several RTÉ Radio programmes, news, sport and entertainment.
Telifís na Gaeilge is to begin broadcasting on 31 October. RTÉ News reports on the anticipated launch of TnaG and the programming viewers can expect.
In April 1997, a tribunal of inquiry into payments to politicians began taking evidence.
With no television cameras or radio microphones allowed access to tribunal proceedings held at Dublin Castle, 'The Vincent Browne Show' began to use reneactments of the proceedings on 21 April 1997.
In this extract Mr Gogarty (Joe Taylor) recalls a meeting in Swords, County Dublin in June 1989 at the home of former government minister Mr Ray Burke.
As the 'Gay Byrne Show' on radio comes to an end friends, family and colleagues gather in the radio to centre to pay a surprise tribute to Gay Byrne.
RTÉ makes news coverage available online. For the first time it is possible to watch or listen to RTÉ News coverage over the internet from anywhere in the world.
Lyric FM the new music and arts station, the latest in the RTÉ family goes to air from Limerick.
U2 surprise veteran presenter Gay Byrne with a gift on his final Late Late Show.