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# charlie-bird - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 27th 2021, 12:01 PM 109,999 Views 34 Comments

Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent

# charlie-bird - Friday 14 February, 2020

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster
# Artane
# Artane

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster

Feb 14th 2020, 3:38 PM 9,328 Views 6 Comments

A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.

# charlie-bird - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas

Dec 21st 2016, 10:11 AM 16,952 Views 17 Comments

The ISPCA recently issued a list of warning signs for puppy farms, adding that pets never make good Christmas presents.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't
# Rogue Breeders
# Rogue Breeders

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't

Nov 26th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,080 Views 17 Comments

The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.

# charlie-bird - Monday 24 October, 2016

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016
# Comedy Sketch
From The42
# Comedy Sketch

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016

Oct 24th 2016, 5:05 PM 8,533 Views 6 Comments

Charlie Bird reports on the issues facing the Green Army as they come down from the highs of France.

# charlie-bird - Monday 10 August, 2015

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting
# Doppelganger
From The Daily Edge
# Doppelganger

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting

Aug 10th 2015, 8:45 PM 4,116 Views 3 Comments

A glitch in the matrix.

# charlie-bird - Sunday 31 August, 2014

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire

Aug 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,867 Views 81 Comments

And everything changed.

# charlie-bird - Sunday 9 February, 2014

The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal
# Seal The Deal
From The Daily Edge
# Seal The Deal

The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal

Feb 9th 2014, 12:03 PM 3,351 Views 3 Comments

Ireland relived the moment last night.

# charlie-bird - Thursday 19 September, 2013

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

George Lee: RTÉ's Washington post 'not for me'

Sep 19th 2013, 7:06 PM 8,648 Views 22 Comments

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent
# Stateside
# Stateside

Who's next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent

Aug 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,921 Views 46 Comments

Richard Downes’ time as Washington correspondent will end in September.

# charlie-bird - Monday 22 July, 2013

Glen Hansard, Charlie Bird and The Mammy... the Irish superheroes
# Make Art
From The Daily Edge
# Make Art

Glen Hansard, Charlie Bird and The Mammy... the Irish superheroes

Jul 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 2,809 Views 3 Comments

Forget about Superman and Batman. These are the real heroes.

# charlie-bird - Thursday 22 November, 2012

The Dredge: Johnny Depp is in lurrve again
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Johnny Depp is in lurrve again

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:39 AM 4,014 Views 0 Comments

And she’s a young ‘un. The very best of the morning’s celebrity dirt.

# charlie-bird - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Video: Charlie Bird meets Curb Your Enthusiam in hilarious mashup
# Awkward
From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

Video: Charlie Bird meets Curb Your Enthusiam in hilarious mashup

Oct 10th 2012, 11:24 AM 4,908 Views 6 Comments

Prepare to cringe.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 1 September, 2012

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began
# On This Day
# On This Day

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

Sep 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 13,923 Views 43 Comments

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 25 August, 2012

"Charlie Bird, RTÉ News": 29 pictures that sum up the intrepid Mr Bird
# This Is Charlie Bird
From The Daily Edge
# This Is Charlie Bird

"Charlie Bird, RTÉ News": 29 pictures that sum up the intrepid Mr Bird

Aug 25th 2012, 2:38 PM 11,938 Views 13 Comments

RTÉ News’ most famous face down through the years…

# charlie-bird - Friday 24 August, 2012

Charlie Bird to retire from RTÉ - here are his best bits
# Bye Bye Birdie
# Bye Bye Birdie

Charlie Bird to retire from RTÉ - here are his best bits

Aug 24th 2012, 9:18 PM 17,073 Views 63 Comments

After nearly 40 years with the state broadcaster, Charlie is hanging up his microphone.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 28 July, 2012

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
# Memories
# Memories

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

Jul 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,350 Views 25 Comments

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# charlie-bird - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?

Oct 26th 2011, 3:32 PM 4,736 Views 70 Comments

Now that we’ve sat through all the debates we could, we’re asking for your thoughts on who handled their event best.

# charlie-bird - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Gallagher denies being ‘secret FF candidate’ during radio debate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gallagher denies being ‘secret FF candidate’ during radio debate

Oct 22nd 2011, 3:31 PM 732 Views 17 Comments

Sean Gallagher insists he has the support of members of all political parties, and denies being a de facto Fianna Fáil candidate.

# charlie-bird - Sunday 24 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 24th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,840 Views 0 Comments

Man arrested in Cork on connection with house fire; Tipp man survives horrific stabbing; happy birthday Enda and Eamon; Charlie Bird under fire; the new iPhone; and skills that pay the bills. It’s your Daily Fix…

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,132 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has been accused of artificially inflating viewing figures for the much criticised programme in which its chief news correspondent sets out to retrace the footsteps of explorer Tom Crean.