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# dee-forbes - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Staff at RTÉ reject pay cut plans as union says proposals now 'off the table'
# Money At Montrose
# Money At Montrose

Staff at RTÉ reject pay cut plans as union says proposals now 'off the table'

Apr 7th 2021, 5:30 PM 39,547 Views 125 Comments

The plan was rejected by 87% by 13%.

# dee-forbes - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'Absolute disgrace': RTÉ Gold listeners wrote to Dee Forbes expressing 'devastation' over station closure
# RTÉ Gold
# RTÉ Gold

'Absolute disgrace': RTÉ Gold listeners wrote to Dee Forbes expressing 'devastation' over station closure

Feb 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 48,854 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to records released by RTÉ’s Freedom of Information unit.

# dee-forbes - Friday 10 January, 2020

'We’ve lost the king of our family': Funeral of Larry Gogan takes place in Dublin
# RADIO LEGEND
# RADIO LEGEND

'We’ve lost the king of our family': Funeral of Larry Gogan takes place in Dublin

Updated Jan 10th 2020, 1:36 PM 39,185 Views 17 Comments

The legendary music man died Tuesday aged 85 after 58 years in radio.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Talks ongoing with RTÉ's top presenters and one has already taken over 15% pay cut, Forbes says
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Talks ongoing with RTÉ's top presenters and one has already taken over 15% pay cut, Forbes says

Dec 10th 2019, 5:30 PM 30,102 Views 71 Comments

Director General Dee Forbes faced questions on RTÉ’s finances and its future at an Oireachtas Committee hearing today.

RTÉ to get extra €10m after Government announces public service broadcasting Commission
# Montrose
# Montrose

RTÉ to get extra €10m after Government announces public service broadcasting Commission

Dec 10th 2019, 1:30 PM 16,063 Views 63 Comments

“This is Government meeting RTÉ halfway,” Communications Minister Richard Bruton said.

'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms
# Dee Forbes
# Dee Forbes

'It's fair value for 44c a day': RTÉ boss to make direct appeal to politicians over TV licence reforms

Dec 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,188 Views 122 Comments

Forbes wants the Government to take action to tackle households evading the licence fee.

# dee-forbes - Friday 8 November, 2019

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million
# Rte Cuts
# Rte Cuts

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million

Nov 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 52,758 Views 210 Comments

As RTÉ restructures its organisation with staff cuts and asset sales, there’s a new focus on Ireland’s high TV licence evasion rates.

# dee-forbes - Thursday 7 November, 2019

RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold
# Cuts
# Cuts

RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold

Nov 7th 2019, 10:47 PM 15,917 Views 39 Comments

The national broadcaster has revealed details of a plan which will see 200 jobs cut next year.

RTÉ director general says announcement of job cuts was held off over death of Gay Byrne
# Job Cuts
# Job Cuts

RTÉ director general says announcement of job cuts was held off over death of Gay Byrne

Nov 7th 2019, 9:07 AM 23,958 Views 58 Comments

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

# dee-forbes - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Widespread RTÉ cuts: 200 jobs to go, digital stations scrapped and top presenters hit with 15% pay cut
# Staff Cuts
# Staff Cuts

Widespread RTÉ cuts: 200 jobs to go, digital stations scrapped and top presenters hit with 15% pay cut

Nov 6th 2019, 11:26 PM 54,435 Views 171 Comments

The national broadcaster revealed details of the plan this evening.

# dee-forbes - Friday 6 September, 2019

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation
# Review
# Review

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation

Sep 6th 2019, 5:01 PM 46,388 Views 151 Comments

RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes told staff it “will no longer be possible to continue as we are.”

# dee-forbes - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Dee Forbes says RTÉ is facing 'urgent, substantial' money problems
# Donnybroke
# Donnybroke

Dee Forbes says RTÉ is facing 'urgent, substantial' money problems

May 3rd 2018, 10:54 PM 35,085 Views 162 Comments

She called for the current TV licence fee funding model to be changed to one that includes laptops and smartphones.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed
# Next Five Years
# Next Five Years

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 30,005 Views 139 Comments

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

# dee-forbes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

Jul 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 40,550 Views 222 Comments

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

# dee-forbes - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Cash-strapped RTÉ has officially put a chunk of land at its HQ up for sale for €75 million
# Needs Must
# Needs Must

Cash-strapped RTÉ has officially put a chunk of land at its HQ up for sale for €75 million

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,529 Views 88 Comments

It’s thought the land is likely to be sold for residential development.

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster
# The Way Forward
# The Way Forward

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:31 AM 35,935 Views 271 Comments

Dee Forbes announced the job cuts would come as the company merged different divisions together.

# dee-forbes - Friday 1 April, 2016

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ
# Cork Native
# Cork Native

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ

Apr 1st 2016, 5:54 PM 21,018 Views 70 Comments

She will take over from Noel Curran.