RTÉ News and Current Affairs provides comprehensive, reliable and impartial reporting of national and international news in Irish and English across both television channels. In addition RTÉ News and Current Affairs provides a range of programming which covers the important issues of the day, raises debate on topics of national interest and explores aspects of life in Ireland through its in-depth investigations.
The ever-popular Nationwide with Mary Kennedy and Anne Cassin is at 7.00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on RTÉ One with an eclectic round-up of news, views and events from around the country.
A new series of the extended interviews given by well well-known national and international figures. This season they include former MEP, Pronsias de Rossa; Professor Orla Hardiman; Professor John Monaghan of the St Vincent de Paul Society and former Fianna Fáil Minister, Martin O'Donoghue.
Prime Time will bring more in-depth analysis of current issues and topical reports every Tuesday and Thursday after the 9pm News with Miriam O'Callaghan and Richard Crowley.
RTÉ News provides the Six One and Nine Television News programmes, plus five News bulletins per day on RTÉ One, and the late evening RTÉ News on Two. It also produces the Nuacht bulletins on RTÉ and TG4 and the children's News service, news2day, which transmits each weekday afternoon during the school year on RTÉ Two.
Pat Kenny hosts debate on the major political, economic and social issues of the day between studio guests and an invited audience. Now in its fourth season, The Frontline returns on Monday 10th September.
Sean O'Rourke presents a weekly round-up of the major political stories of the week.