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# prime-time - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'I love her too much to put her in a home': Calls for support after RTÉ doc on the struggles of carers
# Carers
# Carers

'I love her too much to put her in a home': Calls for support after RTÉ doc on the struggles of carers

Dec 6th 2017, 10:15 AM 16,686 Views 43 Comments

Almost 200,000 people dedicate their lives caring for loved ones in Ireland.

# prime-time - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:07 AM 27,833 Views 96 Comments

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# prime-time - Thursday 2 November, 2017

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:35 PM 57,009 Views 109 Comments

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# prime-time - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Serious concerns about safety raised as long as five years before Rescue 116 crash
# Lifejackets
# Lifejackets

Serious concerns about safety raised as long as five years before Rescue 116 crash

Oct 26th 2017, 10:15 PM 12,669 Views 42 Comments

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time highlighted issues with the lifejackets and navigation systems onboard the helicopters used.

# prime-time - Friday 20 October, 2017

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'
# Paul Quinn
# Paul Quinn

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:10 PM 99,027 Views 84 Comments

A fresh appeal for information has been made on the 10th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s brutal murder.

# prime-time - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her
# Barbara Walsh
# Barbara Walsh

Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her

Oct 17th 2017, 10:15 PM 35,940 Views 15 Comments

Barbara disappeared from her Connemara home in June 1985.

# prime-time - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Unidentified man buried in Wales 32 years ago could be Irishman Brendan Dowley
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Unidentified man buried in Wales 32 years ago could be Irishman Brendan Dowley

Jul 27th 2017, 10:34 PM 19,391 Views 9 Comments

A retired garda has given his DNA to Welsh authorities, who are now reinvestigating the case.

# prime-time - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'There are people out there that know': Mother makes emotional plea for missing Ciara Breen
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'There are people out there that know': Mother makes emotional plea for missing Ciara Breen

Jul 13th 2017, 10:46 PM 17,270 Views 9 Comments

Ciara Breen went missing more than 20 years ago, and the main suspect in her disappearance died last week.

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash

Jul 13th 2017, 10:15 PM 27,396 Views 34 Comments

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.

# prime-time - Friday 7 July, 2017

Micheál Martin thinks Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is 'being unfair' to gardaí over Jobstown case
# Trust In The Force
# Trust In The Force

Micheál Martin thinks Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is 'being unfair' to gardaí over Jobstown case

Jul 7th 2017, 8:14 AM 18,676 Views 119 Comments

Varadkar said people need to trust garda evidence.

# prime-time - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Prime Time questions if killer of Garda Tony Golden was garda informer
# Craven Mackin
# Craven Mackin

Prime Time questions if killer of Garda Tony Golden was garda informer

Apr 20th 2017, 10:58 PM 39,016 Views 73 Comments

Adrian Crevan Mackin was not charged with firearms offences despite admitting to possession.

# prime-time - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'It frightened the life out of me': Mary Boyle's mother has been sent hate mail
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

'It frightened the life out of me': Mary Boyle's mother has been sent hate mail

Mar 14th 2017, 10:30 PM 41,294 Views 0 Comments

Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of Mary’s disappearance.

Young boys who appeared in Prime Time crèche exposé awarded €48k in damages
# Childcare
# Childcare

Young boys who appeared in Prime Time crèche exposé awarded €48k in damages

Mar 14th 2017, 4:21 PM 42,821 Views 21 Comments

Jamie Doyle (8) and Mark Doyle (5) sued the creche through their mother.

# prime-time - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'As a parent, this is your worst nightmare': Sister of child at 'Grace' home speaks out
# New Allegations
# New Allegations

'As a parent, this is your worst nightmare': Sister of child at 'Grace' home speaks out

Mar 9th 2017, 11:59 PM 15,964 Views 10 Comments

It is claimed the HSE was told of concerns about the foster home before Grace was placed there.

# prime-time - Friday 17 February, 2017

A Prime Time viewer sent one of its reporters fancy pens after she used a 'cheap biro' on air
# Fancy Pens
From The Daily Edge
# Fancy Pens

A Prime Time viewer sent one of its reporters fancy pens after she used a 'cheap biro' on air

Feb 17th 2017, 6:05 PM 10,061 Views 0 Comments

Well that was thoughtful!

# prime-time - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride
# Cu Chulainn Coaster
# Cu Chulainn Coaster

Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride

Feb 2nd 2017, 10:26 PM 69,815 Views 0 Comments

Prime Time spoke to the father this evening.

# prime-time - Friday 13 January, 2017

Everyone was touched by this Roscommon woman's thoughts on Syrian refugees
# The Best Of Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# The Best Of Ireland

Everyone was touched by this Roscommon woman's thoughts on Syrian refugees

Jan 13th 2017, 8:53 AM 31,608 Views 22 Comments

“How could you say no?”

# prime-time - Friday 16 December, 2016

Why is there such a tiny selection of TV shows and films on Amazon Prime in Ireland?
# Prime Time
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Time

Why is there such a tiny selection of TV shows and films on Amazon Prime in Ireland?

Dec 16th 2016, 2:28 PM 44,017 Views 13 Comments

We asked Amazon to shed some light.

# prime-time - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland

Dec 14th 2016, 11:29 AM 27,656 Views 91 Comments

The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.

# prime-time - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Declan Ganley alleges RTÉ defamed him by implying he had links to organised crime
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Declan Ganley alleges RTÉ defamed him by implying he had links to organised crime

Dec 13th 2016, 5:59 PM 10,495 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster denies this and said the businessman had a tendency to make false or exaggerated claims.

# prime-time - Friday 9 December, 2016

Austin Stack believes he knows the identity of the former IRA commander he met over father's murder
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Austin Stack believes he knows the identity of the former IRA commander he met over father's murder

Dec 9th 2016, 9:25 AM 22,526 Views 236 Comments

Austin has been involved in a long campaign to try get justice for what happened to his father.

# prime-time - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder

Dec 1st 2016, 11:07 PM 24,218 Views 1 Comment

The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.

# prime-time - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

This 77-year-old Dublin woman was the hero of Prime Time's Budget debate last night
# Gwan Ellen
From The Daily Edge
# Gwan Ellen

This 77-year-old Dublin woman was the hero of Prime Time's Budget debate last night

Oct 12th 2016, 8:31 AM 9,876 Views 5 Comments

“He hasn’t actually told me anything I don’t know”

# prime-time - Friday 23 September, 2016

Doctor no longer fit to practice after advising bleach solution to Dublin mother as a 'cure for autism'
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Doctor no longer fit to practice after advising bleach solution to Dublin mother as a 'cure for autism'

Sep 23rd 2016, 7:39 PM 47,360 Views 47 Comments

Doctor Finbar Magee initially defended his decision to recommend the controversial solution to his patients.

# prime-time - Thursday 14 July, 2016

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse
# Intellectual Disabilities
# Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

Jul 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,798 Views 45 Comments

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

# prime-time - Thursday 2 June, 2016

"Somebody knows something" - The families behind Ireland's 240 unsolved gangland murders
# Unsolved
# Unsolved

"Somebody knows something" - The families behind Ireland's 240 unsolved gangland murders

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:15 PM 25,752 Views 12 Comments

New figures have been compiled for an edition of RTÉ’s Prime Time, broadcast tonight.

# prime-time - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

WATCH: 360° documentary lets viewers explore a soon-to-be-demolished Dublin flat complex
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

WATCH: 360° documentary lets viewers explore a soon-to-be-demolished Dublin flat complex

May 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 27,319 Views 22 Comments

The Last Days of The Flats is an RTÉ Prime Time documentary exploring the O’Devaney Gardens flats complex in Dublin’s north inner city.

# prime-time - Thursday 26 May, 2016

'I have a fire in my belly': Homeless mother speaks of being accepted to Trinity College
# Hope
# Hope

'I have a fire in my belly': Homeless mother speaks of being accepted to Trinity College

May 26th 2016, 7:04 PM 40,452 Views 106 Comments

Erica Fleming and her daughter Emily have been homeless for 331 days.

# prime-time - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million
# Prescriptions
# Prescriptions

Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million

May 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 18,267 Views 77 Comments

New figures seen by RTÉ show that pharmacy fees cost much more than the medicines themselves.

# prime-time - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions

May 18th 2016, 10:10 AM 24,880 Views 93 Comments

Garda Nóirín O’Sullivan and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald had a difficult night.

# prime-time - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

'I want to take him home to bury him': Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho speaks out
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

'I want to take him home to bury him': Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho speaks out

Apr 19th 2016, 10:04 PM 29,874 Views 30 Comments

“I saw my brother on the floor. I knew something was wrong.”

# prime-time - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

As it happened: The final Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election
Live Feb 23rd 2016, 9:10 PM

As it happened: The final Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election

# prime-time - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage
# Row
# Row

Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage

Feb 17th 2016, 1:51 PM 35,058 Views 207 Comments

The party complained to the national broadcaster yesterday.

# prime-time - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Number of people on housing waiting lists up nearly 4,000 in last THREE MONTHS
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Number of people on housing waiting lists up nearly 4,000 in last THREE MONTHS

Feb 4th 2016, 10:02 PM 15,094 Views 104 Comments

Ireland’s housing problem is set to be one of the hottest topics in the coming election.

# prime-time - Monday 18 January, 2016

'We have a toilet, a bed, and a desk. That's where we live'
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

'We have a toilet, a bed, and a desk. That's where we live'

Jan 18th 2016, 8:09 PM 57,775 Views 145 Comments

Erica Fleming lives in a hotel room with her nine-year-old daughter.

# prime-time - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'I'm worried, we don't know what's in this' - Prime Time probes bad odour in Portlaoise air
# Enva
# Enva

'I'm worried, we don't know what's in this' - Prime Time probes bad odour in Portlaoise air

Jan 7th 2016, 11:00 PM 36,246 Views 44 Comments

Residents have, for years, been complaining about the strong, oily smell but feel they are not being listened to.

# prime-time - Thursday 17 December, 2015

BB-8 droid attacks David McCullagh in Prime Time studio
# THE FORCE
# THE FORCE

BB-8 droid attacks David McCullagh in Prime Time studio

Dec 17th 2015, 10:30 PM 26,660 Views 18 Comments

Don’t worry, there were no Star Wars spoilers on Prime Time.

# prime-time - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is
# Green Light
# Green Light

M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is

Dec 16th 2015, 8:57 AM 21,298 Views 87 Comments

Up to 400,000 journeys take place on the M50 every day.

# prime-time - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Conor McGregor sparkled on Jimmy Kimmel last night
# Prime Time
From The42
# Prime Time

Conor McGregor sparkled on Jimmy Kimmel last night

Dec 3rd 2015, 8:22 AM 54,953 Views 67 Comments

And we’re not just talking about that suit.

# prime-time - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"It brought me back to the day in 1980 when he rounded us up and took us out to shoot us.”
# Barrett And Smallhorne
# Barrett And Smallhorne

"It brought me back to the day in 1980 when he rounded us up and took us out to shoot us.”

Dec 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 27,841 Views 0 Comments

Mahmoud Bazzi is accused of killing two Irish soldiers in Lebanon.