1,782 Covid Cases Across Ireland

One thousand, seven hundred and eighty-two COVID-19 cases were announced across the Island of Ireland tonight. This brings the total cases to 89,317. The HSE and the Department of health announce 859 new cases in the Republic of Ireland, meanwhile in Northern Ireland 923 new cases were announced.

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News1,782 Covid Cases Across Ireland
Saturday October 24, 2020

One thousand, seven hundred and eighty-two COVID-19 cases were announced across the Island of Ireland tonight. This brings the total cases to 89,317. The HSE and the Department of health announce 859 new cases in the Republic of Ireland, meanwhile in Northern Ireland 923 new cases were announced.

News2,029 Covid Cases Across Ireland
Friday October 23, 2020

Two thousand and twenty-nine COVID-19 cases were announced across the Island of Ireland tonight. This brings the total cases to 87,547. The HSE and the Department of health announce 785 new cases in the Republic of Ireland, meanwhile in Northern Ireland 1,252 new cases were announced.

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.

ReviewRTÉ cuts Independent Drama by 29%
Thursday October 22, 2020

RTÉ's Independent Commissions and Production Unit have published their Annual report for 2019. RTÉ cut funding to scripted drama and comedy by 29% to €3.2million. The report also shows that RTÉ's decision to move Children's programming out of the broadcaster has cause the broadcaster to continue to under fund the children's content. 2019 saw a slight rise in children's content spend of €248,000, bring the spend to €3.6 million, this compares to RTÉ's overall cost in 2015 of €9.4 million for children's content. €300,000 worth of Drama was commission for Radio in both years, with no children's commissions for Radio in either year.

ReviewAn Post Irish Book Award Nominees Announced
Tuesday October 20, 2020

The An Post Irish Book Awards announced their nominations for 2020 today (10 October 2020). The five nominees for the Eason Novel of the Year are, Actress by Anne Enright, The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes, Strange Flowers by Donal Ryan, As You Were by Elaine Feeney , The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue and Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. Jornalist Keelin Shanley is posthumously nominated twice for the Ireland AM Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year and for RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners\' Choice Award for her memoir A Light that Never Goes Out. RTÉ ONE will broadcast a new show focusing on the winner of the overall \

Sport Ireland\'s Bennett Takes Home Green
Monday September 21, 2020

Ireland\'s Sam Bennett has taken home the Green jersey from the Tour De France. The Tipperary man took the Yellow Jersey in the 10th and final stages of the race. Slovenia\'s Tadej Pogacar took the top place overall bring him the Yellow Jersey, having won 3 stages over the course of the race, stages 9, 15 and 20.

Sport 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.