RTÉ Investigates was honoured among the world’s best with a New York Festivals prize for Living on the List, an exposé that revealed Ireland’s hidden health service waiting list figures – as well as an IFTA and Celtic Media Festival Torc Award for Excellence for Nightmare to Let, its exposé of substandard and dangerous conditions in Ireland's private rental sector.
Designer of the Year in Consumer Media
The RTÉ Guide won Designer of the Year in Consumer Media at the Irish Magazine Awards following the refresh and new look of the magazine, launched in Spring 2018.
Broadcaster of the year
RTÉ Radio 1 was again honoured with the prestigious Broadcaster of the Year award at the 2018 New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Selected from finalists spanning 32 countries, this was the fifth time RTÉ won this coveted radio award.
RTÉ Supporting the Arts
RTÉ Supporting the Arts was named as a leading cultural sponsor alongside Audi, Accenture, Dublin Airport DUB, ESB and Bord Gáis by Allianz Business to Arts.
International Radio Award
The RTÉ Radio 1 Documentary on One production In Shame, Love, In Shame won the International Radio Award at the 65th Premios Ondas Awards in Barcelona.
IBC Innovation Award for Content Everywhere
Saorview Connect won the prestigious IBC Innovation Award for Content Everywhere at a ceremony in Amsterdam.
Full Service Station of the Year
RTÉ Radio 1 was named Full Service Station of the Year at the IMRO Radio Awards.
Best Animated Short
The animated short Late Afternoon was awarded Best Animated Short at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Starring Fionnula Flanagan, it was produced for Cartoon Saloon and funded under the Irish Film Board & RTÉ #Frameworks short film scheme.