RTÉ Television and Independent Commissions

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RTÉ works in partnership with independent producers to create many of Ireland's favourite television programmes.

As programme-makers, we work together in one of the most competitive broadcasting environments in the world - nearly nine in ten Irish homes are multi-channel. We compete for viewers against some of the world's largest commercial broadcasters and the world's best-funded public service broadcaster.

Our schedules are built on original Irish content, and we need your ideas and production skill to produce the shows that our audiences want to watch. For more information please click here. More...

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Title: Norah's Traveller Academy

In this new series Norah will mentor four young Traveller women in the world of business, giving them access and insights and developing their skills to hopefully help them succeed in their new business ventures.

Norah Casey's first summer job at 16 was selling continental quilts for a Traveller boss. Since then she has admired Traveller's business skills and entrepreneurial drive. In this new series Norah is mentoring four young Traveller women in the world of business. She is giving them access and insights, developing their skills and hopefully helping them succeed in their new business ventures.

The women Norah has picked to work with have very different skills yet all have bags of determination and drive. Ann-Rose spends as much time as she can altering and up styling clothes for Traveller girls and women at home on her kitchen table. Tracie is a journalist who works for The Voice of the Traveller magazine. Leanne studied Fine Art in The Crawford College or Art and Design in Cork (only 1% of Travellers go on third level education). And Christine has a qualification in gel and acrylic nails and wants to set up a mobile glamour unit.

Norah is determined to help all these young women set up their own businesses, that will function and operate both within, and even more challengingly, outside their own community. Her ambition is great for them, but so too is her business knowledge, conviction and contact list!

Norah's Traveller Academy is groundbreaking Irish television, where we are genuinely seeing into the lives of these young ambitious Traveller women and their journey to creating viable businesses in a country where they still experience prejudice and exclusion.

"Whose Holiday Is It Anyway" Starts Thursday 15th January on RTÉ2 at 21.00

Genre: RTÉ Lifestyle

Production Company: CoCo Television


Title: Operation Transformation

The eighth series of Operation Transformation returns to our screens on Wednesday January 7th and Thursday January 8th when presenter Kathryn Thomas will introduce the five new leaders.

Over the 8 weeks, the five brave leaders will radically change their exercise and eating habits and inspire the nation to follow them on their journey to a healthier lifestyle. It's a big ask, especially for 21 year old Alan Mullen, who at 27 stone is our youngest & heaviest male leader to date.

And with a new year, comes new challenges. On Thursday 8th of January, Operation Transformation will be revealing what's in store for the leaders as they face what will be the show's toughest physical challenges yet.

The four OT experts are back - fitness Expert Karl Henry, principle clinical psychologist Dr. Eddie Murphy, dietician Aoife Hearne and GP Dr. Ciara Kelly will be on hand to guide the leaders as they put the Operation Transformation health and fitness plan into action.

With Ireland on track to become the fattest of the 53 Euro-zone countries by 2030, Obesity Expert, Donal O'Shea explores what we can do to tackle this health emergency and will be calling on groups, schools and businesses from all around the country to get on board and make an impact.

This year there are more opportunities then ever to get involved, with brand new events happening across the country. Once again, Operation Transformation is teaming up with The John Murray Show on RTÉ Radio One and this year will also be broadcasting live on 2FM every Saturday morning with updates from our weekly events and you, the OT followers.

"Operation Transformation" Starts Wednesday 07th & Thursday 08th January on RTÉ One at 20.30.

Genre: RTÉ Lifestyle

Production Company: Vision Independent


RTÉ Claracha Na Gaeilge have a new call for ideas. For more information please click here


RTÉ Entertainment have a new call for ideas. For more information please click here.


RTÉ Regional have a new call for ideas. For more information please click here - updated 16.01.2015


RTÉ Factual

RTÉ Factual have a a new call for ideas. For more information please click here


Ground Rules for Independent Producers seeking to raise Production Finance.



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