SF Remain 4 Points Ahead of Fine Geal

SF remains 4 points ahead of FG in the latest Irish Time MRBI poll. The poll was taken on Monday 14th June, 2021 and Tuesday 15th of June, 2021. Fianna Fail were up 6 points since the last poll to 20% while the Green Party had a 6% share of the vote. All other parties had 8%, as did independents.

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NewsSF Remain 4 Points Ahead of Fine Geal
Friday June 18, 2021

SF remains 4 points ahead of FG in the latest Irish Time MRBI poll. The poll was taken on Monday 14th June, 2021 and Tuesday 15th of June, 2021. Fianna Fail were up 6 points since the last poll to 20% while the Green Party had a 6% share of the vote. All other parties had 8%, as did independents.

News3,069 Covid Cases Across Ireland in Past Week
Wednesday June 16, 2021

The past week has seen a total of 3,069. The 15th of June saw a total of 472 new COVID-19 cases across the Island of Ireland. The HSE and the Department of health announced 329 cases. In Northern Ireland 143 cases were reported. In total there have been 392,000 COVID cases since the pandemic began in 2020.\r\n

Arts RTÉ NSO\'s Move to the NCH
Sunday October 18, 2020

The Sunday Business Post reports that RTÉ do not think they will make a saving of €8million euro or anything close to it upon the move of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) to the National Concert Hall (NCH) next year. However, the independent report from Helen Boaden and Mediatique commissioned by RTÉ begs to differ. The report details a partnership with the government and RTÉ in the running and funding of the NSO as an independent organisation (or part of the the NCH). The Boaden report outlined seven options open to RTÉ and the government, with the government agreeing to move the NSO to the NCH in 2021, however it looks like they will not partner with RTÉ as report suggested it should.

Arts Art Minister announces Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce
Monday September 21, 2020

The Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, Catherine Martin, has announced the membership of the Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force. Martin previously announce that RTÉ\'s former head of Radio, Clare Duignan, would lead the taskforce. Singer and Songwriter Denise Chaila and fiddle player Marin Hayes will join the taskforce long with 15 other members who will be selected by various Arts organisations.

ReviewEoghan McDermott Replacements Announced
Monday May 24, 2021

RTÉ has announced its replacements for Eoghan McDermott on 2FM\'s breakfast show. Donncha O’Callaghan and Carl Mullan will join Doireann Garrihy on what RTÉ describes as a \

ReviewOprah Royal Interview Tops RTÉ2 Ratings
Tuesday March 09, 2021

The interview by Oprah Winfrey with the former British Royals topped RTÉ2\'s Monday night programming. The programme aired earlier in the night on ITV. The average audience for the show was 725,000 making it the second of the most watch show on RTÉ2 over the last 12 months. The GAA Football Final had an average of 876,600 in December.

Sport RTÉ and LiveScore Share UEFA Champions League Coverage
Wednesday June 02, 2021

On line streaming and sports scoring service LiveScore have replaced Virgin Media as the rights holders to 137 UEFA Champions League matches. RTÉ had already announced its securing of Tuesday Night games along with highlights and the final. The new broadcast/streaming rights will begin with the 2021/2022. Virgin Media announced a few weeks ago that it had pulled out of the bidding process.

Sport Irish TV Scores with Socially Distant Sport
Tuesday November 10, 2020

The return of sporting fixtures in October has result in a boom for Irish Broadcasters. 48.5% of viewers tuned to Irish Broadcasters in October 2020, the highest rating for Irish channels since February when most sporting fixtures came to an end due to COVID-19 restrictions. RTÉ\'s average share of the audience was up 11% month-on-month, on an annual basis it was down 2% in October 2020. Virgin Media was up 6% month-on-month, and up 20% year-on-year. The return of sport and continued corona coverage helping them retrieve something from a summer lacking sport. Meanwhile the sports wars between eir and Virgin Media have seen both sports channels see their shares fall on an annual basis. TG4 increased its audience share by 15% month-on-month, but saw a 53% increase compared to October 2019.