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MEDIA NOTE: CHRISTMAS ON CALL SERVICE Media Queries From December 19th to January 2nd the RTÉ Press Office operates a rostered on call service to facilitate urgent media queries. Christmas on-call roster 19 December Yvonne Owens 087 6858 975 20 December Rayna Connery 087 9862 902 21 December Fergus McCormack 086 8674751 22 December Anne-Louise Foley 085 1288 911 23 December […]
RTÉ2 GETS REAL IN EXCITING NEW LINE-UP FOR NEW SEASON RTÉ2                       RTÉ2 GETS REAL IN EXCITING NEW LINE-UP FOR NEW SEASON RTÉ2 today launched a new schedule, a new look and a brand new channel identity as it announced a new vision of creating a distinctive, youthful and relevant public service channel. With over 24 new home-produced shows and 18 returning series along with exciting […]
EUROPE FALLS IN LOVE WITH RTÉ GLOBAL’S AWARD-WINNING SOMEBODY TO LOVE RTÉ Global EUROPE FALLS IN LOVE WITH RTÉ GLOBAL’S AWARD-WINNING SOMEBODY TO LOVE   Doc about love, sex and disability heads for Finland, Sweden, Israel and Spain   RTÉ GLOBAL has licensed Somebody to Love, Wildfire Films’ candid documentary about the romantic lives of the disabled, to YLE Finland, TV4 Sweden, Channel 8 Israel and Indigenius for […]
David Brophy makes his final appearance as Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ Concert Orchestra 13 December 2013 David Brophy makes his final appearance as Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra this Monday, 16 December when he conducts the RTÉ CO and guests in Mooney Tunes at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.  Over the past seven years, David Brophy has distinguished himself in his concert, radio, […]
RTÉ Concert Orchestra Takes 2nd place in World’s Favourite Orchestra Poll! The RTÉ Concert Orchestra has taken a remarkable second place in an online poll to find the World’s Favourite Orchestra on classical music website  Over a month of voting, the poll has attracted interest from all around the world, with 11,895 votes for 417 orchestras from 97 countries. The winning orchestra was the world-renowned […]
RTÉ announces John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ today announced John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. One of the most exciting conductors and arrangers on the scene, Wilson has been the RTÉ CO’s Principal Guest Conductor since 2009. He will succeed David Brophy as RTÉ CO Principal Conductor in January 2014.  Born in Gateshead on Tyneside in […]
RTÉ STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF COLM MURRAY The death has taken place of the RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Colm Murray. Colm joined RTÉ in October 1978, where he took up a post as continuity announcer. In the course of his sports broadcasting career, he has covered a large number of national and international events, including the Cheltenham Festival since 1990 and the […]
RTÉ Hosts ‘Bring on the Women’ a Media Training Day for Female Professionals Today (Wednesday 22nd May) RTÉ held Ireland’s first-ever industry-hosted training and networking day for female area experts willing to become more active in broadcast representation. ‘Bring on the Women’, a free one-day training programme, was organised by RTÉ and conducted on-site in conjunction with Women on Air. RTÉ’s involvement in the training day was the […]
RTÉ Goes Wild: A month-long celebration of Ireland’s Wildlife RTÉ GOES WILD: A MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION OF IRELAND’S WILDLIFE on Television, Radio, Online & Mobile Throughout May, RTÉ will mark the changing of the seasons with a month-long celebration of Ireland’s wildlife. In a month of programming and content across all platforms, a series of documentaries and special programmes will focus on Ireland’s birds, flowers, […]
GLAOCH – THE PRESIDENT’S CALL Special programme from Áras an Uachtaráin featuring President Higgins in conversation with Bono, Séamus Heaney, Druid Theatre’s Garry Hynes and playwright Tom Murphy and Christy Moore with music performances from Steve Cooney, Glen Hansard, Lisa Hannigan, Martin Hayes, Imelda May, Christy Moore, Róisín O, Iarla O Lionaird, Peadar O Riada, David Power and The Script.