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#Prime Time

# prime-time - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Father of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick 'relieved' following inquest ruling
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Father of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick 'relieved' following inquest ruling

Jun 2nd 2022, 10:33 PM 28,211 Views 7 Comments

The jury at the inquest into the deaths of Capt Fitzpatrick and the three other crew in the Rescue 116 helicopter crash recorded verdicts of accidental death today.

# prime-time - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state
# Gillian And Darren Milne
# Gillian And Darren Milne

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state

May 18th 2022, 6:36 PM 22,223 Views 36 Comments

No longer can it be an option for schools to say we’re not taking in children with special needs, the Taoiseach said.

# prime-time - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

No plan to reintroduce restrictions but Covid figures are 'very concerning', Donnelly says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No plan to reintroduce restrictions but Covid figures are 'very concerning', Donnelly says

Nov 2nd 2021, 10:21 PM 34,150 Views 68 Comments

Public health officials earlier today confirmed 3,726 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# prime-time - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Cork University Maternity Hospital apologises after babies' organs were incinerated
# Belgium
# Belgium

Cork University Maternity Hospital apologises after babies' organs were incinerated

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 8:58 PM 56,253 Views 13 Comments

The organs of 18 babies were sent to Belgium along with clinical waste, prompting an investigation.

# prime-time - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes

Jul 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 32,203 Views 24 Comments

In some homes Covid-positive and Covid-negative residents were placed in the same areas, Prime Time reported tonight.

# prime-time - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher

Jun 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 10,519 Views 33 Comments

Minister O’Brien says the cost of damage caused by mica could exceed €1.5 billion.

# prime-time - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Internal Department of Health review finds no evidence of 'secret dossiers' on children with autism
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Internal Department of Health review finds no evidence of 'secret dossiers' on children with autism

Apr 21st 2021, 2:09 PM 9,071 Views 13 Comments

The department launched a fact-finding review following an RTÉ Prime Time broadcast this year.

# prime-time - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'Sucker punch': Unions criticise new vaccine strategy but Varadkar says decision based 'on the science'
# Vaccine Strategy
# Vaccine Strategy

'Sucker punch': Unions criticise new vaccine strategy but Varadkar says decision based 'on the science'

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 8:34 AM 44,493 Views 158 Comments

Last night, the Tánaiste said that the previous strategy might have slowed the vaccine programme down.

# prime-time - Monday 22 March, 2021

Sarah McInerney and Fran McNulty to join Prime Time presenter lineup
# Primed
# Primed

Sarah McInerney and Fran McNulty to join Prime Time presenter lineup

Mar 22nd 2021, 1:10 PM 40,903 Views 30 Comments

The two new presenters are joining Miriam O’Callaghan on the current affairs programme.

# prime-time - Thursday 18 March, 2021

RTÉ to pay €20,000 to charity after republican party Éirígí is wrongly linked to murder on Prime Time
# John McGuirk
# John McGuirk

RTÉ to pay €20,000 to charity after republican party Éirígí is wrongly linked to murder on Prime Time

Mar 18th 2021, 7:33 PM 34,184 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has come to a settlement with the group and issued an apology.

# prime-time - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital

Mar 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 29,897 Views 13 Comments

A private charity with Catholic values should not be given ownership of a State-funded maternity hospital, writes Dr Peter Boylan.

# prime-time - Thursday 22 October, 2020

RTÉ apologises to Declan Ganley over Prime Time programme broadcast 12 years ago
# High Court
# High Court

RTÉ apologises to Declan Ganley over Prime Time programme broadcast 12 years ago

Oct 22nd 2020, 1:31 PM 36,054 Views 0 Comments

No other details of the settlement were aired in open court.

# prime-time - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pubs in parts of Dublin with coronavirus outbreaks should not reopen, says expert
# Sam McConkey
# Sam McConkey

Pubs in parts of Dublin with coronavirus outbreaks should not reopen, says expert

Sep 11th 2020, 9:13 AM 44,551 Views 75 Comments

A further 196 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland yesterday, with 107 of those in Dublin.

# prime-time - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'It just beggars belief': Head of road safety group says questions remain over Cowen drink driving ban
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

'It just beggars belief': Head of road safety group says questions remain over Cowen drink driving ban

Jul 8th 2020, 8:38 AM 51,090 Views 121 Comments

The Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being caught drink-driving.

# prime-time - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'Some people may be snobbish': Leo Varadkar defends using Mean Girls quote in his Covid speech
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Some people may be snobbish': Leo Varadkar defends using Mean Girls quote in his Covid speech

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:44 PM 83,660 Views 131 Comments

Varadkar also cautioned about lifting air travel restrictions during the interview.

# prime-time - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'Belt and braces approach': Taoiseach says tighter monitoring of anyone entering Ireland is needed
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Belt and braces approach': Taoiseach says tighter monitoring of anyone entering Ireland is needed

Apr 21st 2020, 10:49 PM 62,866 Views 195 Comments

It was confirmed earlier today that licenced festivals and concerts will not go ahead until September at the earliest.

# prime-time - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'It'd be like asking John Delaney to take over the FAI again': The key points from the RTÉ debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

'It'd be like asking John Delaney to take over the FAI again': The key points from the RTÉ debate

Feb 4th 2020, 10:35 PM 69,710 Views 166 Comments

It was the final time the three debated before Saturday’s election.

# prime-time - Monday 3 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate

Updated Feb 3rd 2020, 6:13 PM 56,438 Views 246 Comments

The decision came after a meeting of the RTÉ Election Steering Group.

# prime-time - Friday 1 November, 2019

Sean Quinn says those threatening QIH 'not doing it in my name' and urges them to 'cease immediately'
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Sean Quinn says those threatening QIH 'not doing it in my name' and urges them to 'cease immediately'

Nov 1st 2019, 7:15 AM 29,605 Views 38 Comments

Quinn made the comments after further threats to QIH directors were made this week.

# prime-time - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Family speak of anger over daughter's killer being granted escorted day release
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Family speak of anger over daughter's killer being granted escorted day release

Sep 25th 2019, 9:12 PM 39,232 Views 42 Comments

Peter Whelan murdered 19-year-old Nichola Sweeney on 7 April 2002.

# prime-time - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI
# Bai
# Bai

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI

Sep 24th 2019, 8:42 PM 18,902 Views 21 Comments

One complainant argued the programme was “harmful to transgender people”.

# prime-time - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:18 PM 53,955 Views 43 Comments

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

# prime-time - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'My mam deserves justice': Daughter of Irene White appeals to public for information
# Jennifer McBride
# Jennifer McBride

'My mam deserves justice': Daughter of Irene White appeals to public for information

Jul 11th 2019, 10:20 PM 19,409 Views 0 Comments

“The ultimate goal would be to have [the mastermind] before the courts and charged,” Jennifer McBride told RTÉ’s Prime Time.

# prime-time - Monday 20 May, 2019

Ireland South debate: Carbon tax and EU army dominate as nine candidates battle it out ahead of Friday's vote
# The Big Debate
# The Big Debate

Ireland South debate: Carbon tax and EU army dominate as nine candidates battle it out ahead of Friday's vote

May 20th 2019, 1:08 AM 17,819 Views 34 Comments

Nine candidates took part in the Sunday night debate on RTÉ One.

# prime-time - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's something in your heart that tells you that you're not ready to give it up'
# Prime Time
From The42
# Prime Time

'There's something in your heart that tells you that you're not ready to give it up'

Feb 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 4,343 Views 0 Comments

Donegal captain Karen Guthrie gets her 14th season of inter-county football underway tomorrow.

# prime-time - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:40 PM 55,072 Views 137 Comments

The programme examined the growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender.

# prime-time - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight
# Protest
# Protest

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Jan 22nd 2019, 8:33 PM 38,547 Views 202 Comments

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

# prime-time - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time
# Scientology
From The Daily Edge
# Scientology

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time

Dec 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 16,804 Views 6 Comments

‘You should be concerned…’

# prime-time - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'It was horrific': Family of Kilkenny mother-of-two murdered in 1984 speak of ongoing anguish
# Marie Tierney
# Marie Tierney

'It was horrific': Family of Kilkenny mother-of-two murdered in 1984 speak of ongoing anguish

Nov 15th 2018, 11:03 PM 20,305 Views 4 Comments

Marie Tierney was found strangled on 21 December 1984.

# prime-time - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care
# Cherry Orchard Hospital
# Cherry Orchard Hospital

Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care

Oct 25th 2018, 4:33 PM 45,273 Views 70 Comments

Patrick Fitzgerald is only allowed to visit his wife for four hours a week after questioning the standard of care given to her.

# prime-time - Friday 28 September, 2018

Prime Time was wrong to ask if #MeToo has gone too far - it hasn't gone far enough
# Me Too
From The Daily Edge
# Me Too

Prime Time was wrong to ask if #MeToo has gone too far - it hasn't gone far enough

Sep 28th 2018, 5:16 PM 7,593 Views 8 Comments

‘We have to keep talking about sexual violence and recognise it doesn’t always happen in a darkened alley but that often it happens in bedrooms’.

# prime-time - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland 'at the request of the DUP'
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland 'at the request of the DUP'

Jun 27th 2018, 4:19 PM 10,504 Views 24 Comments

May said that she would visit the region in the next few weeks.

# prime-time - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Teachers, judges and actors are all falling victim to online sex blackmailers
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

Teachers, judges and actors are all falling victim to online sex blackmailers

May 31st 2018, 3:00 PM 31,616 Views 45 Comments

The sextortion scams are typically run by criminal gangs working out of several different countries.

# prime-time - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Cora Sherlock says she didn't agree with pro-life campaign decision to remove her from RTÉ debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Cora Sherlock says she didn't agree with pro-life campaign decision to remove her from RTÉ debate

May 26th 2018, 11:40 AM 48,565 Views 151 Comments

There had been rumours of in-fighting within the campaign.

# prime-time - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

17 of the thirstiest Simon Harris tweets from last night's debate
# Simon Harris
From The Daily Edge
# Simon Harris

17 of the thirstiest Simon Harris tweets from last night's debate

May 23rd 2018, 8:00 AM 52,455 Views 11 Comments

“I am so sorry for all the times I called Simon Harris a vampire.”

# prime-time - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

8 things you should do instead of watching another abortion debate tonight
# Not Again
From The Daily Edge
# Not Again

8 things you should do instead of watching another abortion debate tonight

May 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 3,977 Views 3 Comments

It’s never too late to figure out what GDPR is.

# prime-time - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

May 8th 2018, 10:45 PM 30,215 Views 43 Comments

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

# prime-time - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care
# Galway
# Galway

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

Apr 25th 2018, 10:52 AM 25,723 Views 41 Comments

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# prime-time - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years

Mar 8th 2018, 8:37 PM 23,956 Views 89 Comments

While 9% of drivers on the road are learners, only 5.8% of fatal crashes involved learner drivers.

# prime-time - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods
# Missing
# Missing

'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods

Mar 6th 2018, 10:32 PM 57,022 Views 0 Comments

Tina Satchwell was last seen at her home in Youghal, Co Cork on 20 March 2017.

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