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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

RTÉ Radio 1 Extra to air complete dramatisation of Ulysses

The complete dramatisation of Ulysses is being broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra this week. This year marks 100 years since the publication of James Joyce’s peerless modernist classic, Ulysses, and RTÉ will celebrate Bloomsday, June 16th, with a series of broadcasts, articles, and archive clips to mark the occasion via RTÉ Drama on One...

Publication date: 15.06.2022

RTÉ wins Broadcaster of the Year in the New York Radio Awards

RTÉ Radio has been honored with the Broadcaster of Year Award in the New York Festivals Radio Awards 2022. Entries awarded Gold trophies include “Sing! Dublin’s Gay and Lesbian Choir” and “One Day / Lá Dá Raibh” for RTE lyric FM, “Mamó, By Sara Keating, Read By Ingrid Craigie” and “Documentary on One: L’Agression” for RTÉ Radio 1...

Publication date: 27.04.2022

RTÉ teams up with UK radio stations for the Celtic Dawn Chorus

RTÉ Radio 1 and Lyric fm have teamed up with radio stations in the UK for its annual live broadcast of the Dawn Chorus on May 1st. Live from BirdWatch Ireland’s Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve in County Cork, Derek Mooney will present a celebration of birdsong with Niall Hatch, Jim Wilson, Éanna Ní Lamhna and Terry Flanagan, plus expert contributors from across the Celtic nations of Europe...

Publication date: 25.04.2022

John Kilraine appointed as London Correspondent for RTÉ News

After 15 years of being Dublin Correspondent, John Kilraine has been appointed as its new London Correspondent. The former 98FM journalist will be responsible for reporting across RTÉ News’ radio, television and digital platforms on political, social and economic affairs in London and the wider Great Britain...

Publication date: 13.04.2022

RTÉ Short Story competition opens for entries at Radio 1

The RTÉ Short Story Competition 2022, run on Radio 1 in honour of Francis MacManus, is now open for entries. Writers have until Friday 13th May to submit their short story to the competition. This year’s entries will be judged by writers Lisa McInerney, Ferdia McAnna and Éilis Ní Dhuibhne...

Publication date: 23.03.2022

RTÉ to celebrate 100 years of Ulysses on Radio 1 and lyric fm

RTÉ is planning on marking 100 years since the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses next month. There will be special prgrammes on Radio 1 and lyric fm, and across television and online. One hundred years ago, on February 2nd, 1922, James Joyce’s Ulysses was published by Sylvia Beach in a small bookshop in Paris. The book, which consumed 7 years of Joyce’s life, would transform our culture and literary world...

Publication date: 30.01.2022

RTÉ Choice Music Prize shortlist announced on RTÉ 2FM

The shortlist for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2021, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced today on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show by Jim Carroll, chairman of the judging panel. RTÉ 2FM is celebrating the announcement of the shortlist across its schedule throughout the day with All Irish Music All Day from 6am to midnight.

Publication date: 05.01.2022

The RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards return with live broadcast

The RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards are back and live from Vicar Street, Dublin and on RTÉ Radio 1 at 8.00pm on Tuesday 16th November. After a virtual awards event last year, RTÉ presenters, John Creedon and Ruth Smith will return to Dublin’s Vicar Street to present the awards ceremony in front of a live audience as RTÉ celebrates the very best in Irish folk music over the past year and pays tribute to Irish folk legends...

Publication date: 22.10.2021