Press Releases

RTÉ 1916 Content and Events over Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend is a central part of RTÉ 1916 – RTÉ’s ambitious programme of content and events across television, radio, mobile and online which invites people, at home and throughout the world, to watch, listen and take part as they ...

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Stars come together for Centenary, a special television event.

Some of Ireland’s best known singers, musicians and performers will come together for Centenary, a special one-off cultural celebration, and the culmination of Ireland 2016 and RTÉ's programme of events over the Easter weekend to mark the 100th ...

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RTÉ Player Streams Easter Weekend 1916 Centenary Events

 As Ireland gets set to mark the historic events of the 1916 Centenary, audiences around the world can watch the main State Commemorative Events and other official events taking places across the Easter Weekend on RTÉ Player (across Desktop, iOS ...

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Every County Has a Story - A Nationwide Film Project to Mark 1916

Every County Has a Story - A Nationwide Film Project to Mark 1916

Every single county in Ireland has a connection with the 1916 Rising. In an effort to explore these connections and stories, RTÉ, in partnership with Ireland 2016, embarked on an ambitious project to produce a series of one minute films ...

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RTÉ and Coding Grace to host Ireland's first Django Girls event

RTÉ and Coding Grace to host Ireland's first Django Girls event

RTÉ and Coding Grace partner to host the first Django Girls workshop in Ireland. The free one-day workshop which will be hosted in RTÉ on 23rd April, aims to encourage more women to take up an interest in computer programming ...

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RTÉ exceeds commitment to reduce presenter earnings

RTÉ has confirmed a 40% reduction in Top Ten presenter earnings. In accordance with a previous commitment made by the Director-General of RTÉ to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources to publish information on top talent ...

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RTÉ Player launches 1916 Hub

RTÉ Player launches 1916 Hub

 RTÉ Player (across Desktop, iOS and Android app) today launched a dedicated ‘1916 Hub’ for international audiences to view a broad range of RTÉ 1916 related TV content worldwide for free. Spanning insightful documentaries, news coverage, debate and analysis, the ...

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RTÉ One announces new arts programmes to mark the legacy of 1916

This spring a range of new television arts programming on RTÉ One will mark the legacy of the poets, artists, playwrights and novelists whose work inspired and transformed Ireland over a century ago, and will celebrate some of Ireland’s ...

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RTÉ Nationwide marks 1916

RTÉ Nationwide has produced a special series of 1916 programmes including three one hour documentaries to mark the centenary. 

The first of the special documentaries sees guest presenter Bryan Dobson tell the story of "reluctant" Rising Leader Michael Mallin which ...

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