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RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta to air series on The Irish State

The Irish Free State came into being on 6 December 1922, and a new series starting on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta on 15 January will examine how the fledgling state achieved its unique standing on the world stage over the course of the last one hundred years...

Publication date: 10.01.2023

New North East Correspondent position for RTÉ journalist Laura Hogan

Former Today FM and East Coast FM newsreader Laura Hogan has been appointed as North East Correspondent at RTÉ. Laura has worked as a multimedia journalist in RTÉ since 2018, reporting across television, radio and online news including RTÉ’s Six One News, Nine O’Clock News and Morning Ireland programmes...

Publication date: 20.12.2022

Louise Duffy announced as replacement for The Ronan Collins Show

Former Today FM presenter Louise Duffy will host a new music show from January on RTÉ Radio 1 in the slot formerly held by The Ronan Collins Show. Louise has recently been heard on RTÉ Radio 1 filling in on Late Date, Rising Time, and The Ronan Collins Show itself, weekdays 12pm till 1pm...

Publication date: 10.12.2022

RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards shortlist announced

RTÉ has announced the shortlist for the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2022 with the awards evening planned for Thursday 17th November live on the radio. The awards will feature live performances from some of this year’s nominees, celebrating Irish folk music and artists, both established and emerging...

Publication date: 03.11.2022

Radio 1 and RTÉ RnaG confirm new five year GAA rights agreement

RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ RnaG have retained exclusive national live rights to GAA games in a renewed five-year agreement. RTÉ Sport will provide full coverage of 31 Championship games, Tailteann Cup final, 2 semi-finals and Joe McDonagh Cup final...

Publication date: 25.10.2022

Philip Boucher-Hayes to replace Damien O’Reilly on RTÉ Radio 1 Countrywide

Philip Boucher-Hayes is the new presenter of Countrywide on RTÉ Radio 1 as Damien O’Reilly leaves the station. Philip has been reporting on and presenting RTÉ Radio 1 programmes since the early 1990s. He is currently the presenter of the climate action series Hot Mess on RTÉ Radio 1 and is heard regularly as Claire Byrne’s replacement on the Today programme...

Publication date: 19.10.2022

Des Cahill to host weekend sport shows on RTÉ Radio 1

Des Cahill is to host both Saturday Sport and Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1. At the same time he’ll step away from The Sunday Game on TV after fifteen seasons at the helm of RTÉ’s flagship Sunday night GAA programme...

Publication date: 17.10.2022

RTÉ announces plans for coverage of Budget 2023 on the radio

RTÉ says it will deliver comprehensive coverage of Budget 2023 on Tuesday 27th September with extensive reporting and analysis across radio, online and television. RTÉ Radio 1 coverage of the budget speeches will be broadcast live on a special extended News at One with Bryan Dobson, beginning at 12.45pm until 3.30pm...

Publication date: 26.09.2022

RTÉ radio stations return to The National Ploughing Championships

RTÉ is attending The National Ploughing Championships once again this year with live coverage planned across Radio 1, 2FM, RnaG and lyric fm. The Ploughing will return to Ratheniska, Co Laois, from Tuesday 20th September to Thursday 22nd September and RTÉ will be there over three full days with an action-packed schedule of live programmes, live musical performances...

Publication date: 15.09.2022

Gavin Maloney made RTÉ Concert Orchestra Associate Principal Conductor

Gavin Maloney has been appointed as Associate Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for the next three years. One of Gavin’s first appearances as Associate Principal Conductor will be conducting the “RTÉ Concert Orchestra Presents” October Bank Holiday Monday programme on RTÉ Radio 1 and the annual Sunday Miscellany RTE CO Christmas concert on 1 December at the NCH...

Publication date: 13.09.2022