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RTÉ at Electric Picnic 2016 in association with Electric Ireland

RTÉ at Electric Picnic 2016 in association with Electric Ireland

27 August 2016: RTÉ, in association with Electric Ireland, today announced details of its coverage of Ireland’s biggest music festival, Electric Picnic. 

Throughout the weekend, from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th September, RTÉ will bring audiences the best moments from ...

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2016 Rose of Tralee is a hit with viewers

2016 Rose of Tralee is a hit with viewers

Three quarters of a million people watched as Chicago Rose, Maggie McEldowney was crowned the 2016 Rose of Tralee last night. The crowning of the new Rose of Tralee drew a peak of 743,800* viewers as audiences tuned in ...

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RTÉ2's Bridget & Eamon heading for UKTV'S Gold

RTÉ2's Bridget & Eamon heading for UKTV'S Gold

RTÉ comedy series Bridget & Eamon, which debuted on RTÉ2 in February, has been acquired by UKTV. Under the deal, which marks the first time that an RTÉ fully funded comedy will air in the UK, the six-episode sitcom will ...

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RTÉ reveals line-up of new Entertainment, Drama & Factual Shows

RTÉ reveals line-up of new Entertainment, Drama & Factual Shows

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RTÉ revealed a huge line-up of brand new homegrown entertainment, drama and factual programming across RTÉ One and RTÉ2, at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre today.  

More than 65 new home-produced programmes ranging from major documentary series ...

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Dáithí Ó Sé & 65 Roses celebrate the RTÉ Rose of Tralee Launch

The official countdown to the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival began today when Dáithí Ó Sé caught up with the 65 hopeful Roses for the Rose of Tralee launch photocall in RTÉ.

With just 24 hours until the extended ...

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Dancing with the Stars to take centre stage on RTÉ One

RTÉ One is delighted to announce that the world-renowned entertainment format Dancing with the Stars is to air in the New Year. Dancing with the Stars, the international version of the UK’s Strictly Come Dancing, has been licensed to ...

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RTÉ continues to reach almost 2 million listeners every week

RTÉ reaches nearly 1.9 million adults 15+ every week, equating to 52% of the adult 15+ population listening to an RTÉ radio station on a weekly basis. RTÉ Radio 1 continues to be the only station with a weekly ...

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