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McGregor Wins RTÉ Award

McGregor Wins RTÉ Award

Image Source by Eoin Togher MMA star Conor McGregor was announced as RTÉ sports person of the year on Saturday night. It has been a momentous year for ‘The Notorious One’ as he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two different weight classes simultaneously. McGregor knocked out former lightweight champion

Adams rejects new claims over Stack killing

by David Diskin   While appearing on RTE’s Morning Ireland earlier today, Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams rejected claims regarding his responsibility to help in the investigation of the shooting of Brian Stack.   Stack, then chief prison officer at Portlaoise Prison, was shot by IRA members in 1983. He died of his injuries 18

Crash in Belfast leaves six injured

by David Diskin 6 people were injured including one critically after a car lost control and drove into a crowd of people in South Belfast.  The incident occurred at 8:30pm near Bulcher Road in South Belfast where a film crew and extras were filming a reconstruction for an RTE2 crime series. The driver (24) was

RTÉ launches international service

RTÉ has launched an online international Irish television service that provides 500 hours of unique Irish content worldwide. RTÉ player international on iOS features box sets and some of Ireland’s most popular TV shows including The Late Late Show, Six One News, Prime Time and The Saturday Night Show. The Brand Ambassador for the new

Complaints over same-sex marriage comments rejected by BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected a complaint about The Marian Finucane Show aired on the 29th of June on RTE Radio One.   On the show, Finucane along with guests were reading the morning’s papers in a review type format. It was the day after Dublin Gay Pride march. As coverage of the

Nicky Byrne to host lottery show

by Keith Faherty   RTE have decided to change their Saturday night schedule by hiring Nicky Byrne. The former Westlife singer will host a new lottery show every Saturday night starting from the New Year.   Yesterday morning it was reported that Nicky Byrne would be replacing Marty Whelan and Sinead Kennedy on Winning Streak.   RTE have