RTÉ Archives Sales provide services for:

  • Broadcasting, publishing, digital and other media production - We supply video & audio archive material, and photographic images for professional use in broadcast programme-making, film production, publishing, commercial advertisement production and other media production.
  • Public Exhibition - We supply video & audio archive material, and photographic images for professional use in public exhibitions in Ireland and internationally. 
  • Academic Research - We make research, viewing and copying facilities available to postgraduate students and academic researchers for the purposes of private study. 
  • Educational Use– We supply video & audio archive material and photographic images for educational use, including for e-learning resources.
  • Private Use - Subject to copyright status and availability of resources, RTÉ provides limited access to RTÉ Archives through the RTÉ Archive Sales team. We can also supply photographic images from RTÉ Stills Library collection. Material is made available on the strict understanding that it is for private use only.
  • Other professional uses - RTÉ may make research, viewing and copying facilities available for other professional uses. 

To make a request for archive material and associated costs, please email archivesales@rte.ie

Please Note, our sales & services are provided subject to the following.

  • Terms and conditions
  • Copyright laws
  • Licensing agreements
  • Preservation status of the collections
  • Resources available