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Annual Report & Group Financial Statements 2019

MEÁIN PHOIBLÍ S'AGATSA
Tuarascáil Bhliantúil & Ráitis Airgeadais an Ghrúpa 2019

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The RTÉ Annual Report 2019

The Year in Numbers

20% UP

RTÉ Player saw a growth of 20% in viewing in 2019.

BIG 42

RTÉ television shows clinched 42 spots in the top 50 most- watched programmes of 2019, up from 39 in 2018.

140 COMMUNITIES

RTÉ Supporting the Arts partnered with more than 140 local, national and community arts events, up from 130 in 2018.

1,700 AND COUNTING

The RTÉ News studio is the busiest television studio in Ireland, broadcasting more than 1,700 news bulletins and programmes each year. It was completely refurbished in 2019.

90,000 HOPEFULS

Demand for audience seats for The Late Late Toy Show 2019 surpassed previous years, with more than 90,000 applications.

270,000 STRONG

The RTÉ Guide bumper Christmas issue continued to be an Irish publishing phenomenon, with almost 270,000 copies sold.

2,000,000 LISTENERS

Almost 2 million radio listeners tuned in to RTÉ each week; 51.9% of the adult (15+) population listened every week in 2019.

75,000,000 EARS

In 2019 there were 75 million podcast and clip streams from RTÉ’s on-demand audio catalogue.

2019 Highlights

Who we are

What we made

What we did

What we won