RTÉ announces that television news and current affairs are to be streamed live on the web. The 2007 St Patrick's Day parade will be one of the first programmes to be simulcast.

RTÉ News programmes and current affairs programmes 'The Week in Politics' and 'Prime Time' will also be included in the service.

The report show various shots of how the new service will look on computer screens and mobile devices. Joe Zefran of www.rte.ie explains how people around the world will now be able to to stay in touch with Irish news and current affairs.

John O'Sullivan a lecturer in journalism at DCU talks about the potential of this new service.