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#Prime Time

# prime-time - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gardaí admit they can't prosecute over 'legal highs', despite links to deaths
# Hands Tied
# Hands Tied

Gardaí admit they can't prosecute over 'legal highs', despite links to deaths

Nov 18th 2015, 9:59 AM 11,438 Views 47 Comments

The mother of a young man whose death was connected to the drugs said, “If the Gardai had been tougher it wouldn’t have been as easy to get this stuff”.

# prime-time - Friday 6 November, 2015

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today
# Unpopular
# Unpopular

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today

Nov 6th 2015, 5:10 PM 24,492 Views 70 Comments

The former ‘rock star’ Greek finance minister sat down for a chat with Miriam O’Callaghan.

# prime-time - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight

Nov 5th 2015, 12:01 AM 48,526 Views 214 Comments

A Prime Special tonight looked at the issue of Irish Unity.

# prime-time - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The woman who famously challenged Seán Gallagher is running for the Dáil
# Soc Dems
# Soc Dems

The woman who famously challenged Seán Gallagher is running for the Dáil

Sep 24th 2015, 11:36 AM 30,655 Views 41 Comments

As is a former Labour councillor who is very critical of his old party.

# prime-time - Friday 11 September, 2015

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma
# Return Home
# Return Home

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma

Sep 11th 2015, 8:25 AM 13,807 Views 8 Comments

The Irish nanny spent two years in prison awaiting trial before being released.

# prime-time - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion
# Dublin Talks
# Dublin Talks

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion

Sep 1st 2015, 3:27 PM 25,668 Views 4 Comments

Dublin station 98FM was found to be in breach of two sections of the BAI’s Code of Programme Standards in its edition of Dublin Talks broadcast on 1 April.

# prime-time - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal

Jul 21st 2015, 4:34 PM 20,678 Views 0 Comments

A RTÉ Prime Time programme last week looked at purchasing officers who broke the rules of their employment.

# prime-time - Monday 20 July, 2015

Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home
# With Pay
# With Pay

Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home

Jul 20th 2015, 5:47 PM 16,254 Views 0 Comments

The latest suspension is not connected with the RTÉ probe, or with follow up actions by gardaí.

# prime-time - Thursday 2 July, 2015

"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:10 PM 35,226 Views 84 Comments

Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case

# prime-time - Thursday 25 June, 2015

RTÉ bought abortion pills - but it didn't break any rules
# Bai
# Bai

RTÉ bought abortion pills - but it didn't break any rules

Jun 25th 2015, 7:35 PM 12,216 Views 12 Comments

The abortion drugs were imported to Ireland via a post office in Northern Ireland for purpose of an investigation.

# prime-time - Friday 12 June, 2015

There were nearly 70 cases of death or incapacitation in Irish maternity hospitals last year
# Health
# Health

There were nearly 70 cases of death or incapacitation in Irish maternity hospitals last year

Jun 12th 2015, 7:20 AM 9,978 Views 20 Comments

One woman’s diagnosis of septicaemia was missed.

# prime-time - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

9 of the best reaction faces from the Prime Time marriage equality debate
# Prime Time
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Time

9 of the best reaction faces from the Prime Time marriage equality debate

May 6th 2015, 9:05 AM 12,200 Views 8 Comments

David McCullagh’s eyebrows threatened to fall off his forehead.

Miss last night's Prime Time debate? Here's what people are talking about
# Marref
# Marref

Miss last night's Prime Time debate? Here's what people are talking about

May 6th 2015, 7:20 AM 62,951 Views 346 Comments

“Equal does not mean the same.”

# prime-time - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Miriam O'Callaghan wore a choker on Prime Time and Twitter couldn't cope
# Ah Miriam
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Miriam

Miriam O'Callaghan wore a choker on Prime Time and Twitter couldn't cope

Apr 1st 2015, 10:29 AM 13,427 Views 2 Comments

No, it was not an early April Fools.

# prime-time - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

Mar 11th 2015, 4:45 PM 24,035 Views 0 Comments

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

# prime-time - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'He asked a nurse to be washed but there were 10 people in front of him'
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

'He asked a nurse to be washed but there were 10 people in front of him'

Feb 25th 2015, 6:45 AM 18,837 Views 42 Comments

It was told “from a quality and safety perspective this situation is unacceptable.”.

# prime-time - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May
# Vote
# Vote

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

Feb 20th 2015, 6:35 AM 15,366 Views 472 Comments

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

# prime-time - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's Prime Time appearance
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's Prime Time appearance

Feb 19th 2015, 11:23 PM 46,986 Views 232 Comments

In a rare one-on-one interview live on TV the Taoiseach was asked about a range of issues.

RTÉ has delayed the Taoiseach's interview... because of EastEnders
# Bumped
# Bumped

RTÉ has delayed the Taoiseach's interview... because of EastEnders

Feb 19th 2015, 7:05 PM 23,276 Views 136 Comments

Priorities.

You tell us: What should Miriam ask Enda in tonight's live TV interview?
# Prime Time Taoiseach
# Prime Time Taoiseach

You tell us: What should Miriam ask Enda in tonight's live TV interview?

Feb 19th 2015, 1:13 PM 21,063 Views 249 Comments

Kenny is making a rare appearance on Prime Time later.

# prime-time - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

Jan 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 15,674 Views 13 Comments

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

# prime-time - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 17,078 Views 55 Comments

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# prime-time - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave
# Dads
# Dads

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 20th 2015, 10:22 PM 46,907 Views 83 Comments

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

# prime-time - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'
# Independent Revolution
# Independent Revolution

Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'

Jan 7th 2015, 7:53 AM 27,333 Views 150 Comments

Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.

# prime-time - Saturday 20 December, 2014

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse
# Protect
# Protect

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

Dec 20th 2014, 7:40 PM 15,450 Views 55 Comments

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

# prime-time - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened

Dec 10th 2014, 9:52 AM 27,683 Views 79 Comments

The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.

# prime-time - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

Dec 5th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,561 Views 38 Comments

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# prime-time - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One

Nov 12th 2014, 6:07 PM 19,960 Views 27 Comments

An exciting development for the popular presenter.

# prime-time - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Minister 'doesn't know' what was written on his hand during Prime Time debate
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Minister 'doesn't know' what was written on his hand during Prime Time debate

Nov 4th 2014, 9:05 AM 35,290 Views 76 Comments

Damien English’s notes were the talk of Twitter…

# prime-time - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Alan Kelly: 'John Tierney should be out facing the public and I'll tell him that'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Alan Kelly: 'John Tierney should be out facing the public and I'll tell him that'

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 8,183 Views 84 Comments

He said he has 100% confidence in John Tierney as CEO of Irish Water.

# prime-time - Monday 13 October, 2014

Links Creche faces 24 charges after claims of 'disrespectful, degrading and exploitative' treatment
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Links Creche faces 24 charges after claims of 'disrespectful, degrading and exploitative' treatment

Oct 13th 2014, 11:43 AM 16,370 Views 0 Comments

The charges, heard in court today, relate to allegations of mistreatment of children highlighted in Prime Time’s ‘A Breach of Trust’ programme.

# prime-time - Friday 10 October, 2014

What did RTÉ do with the lump of hash they ordered on Prime Time?
# We Didn't Smoke It
# We Didn't Smoke It

What did RTÉ do with the lump of hash they ordered on Prime Time?

Oct 10th 2014, 2:27 PM 27,379 Views 40 Comments

Richard Downes ordered drugs in a murky corner of the internet as part of a report shown last night.

# prime-time - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate
# Had It Up To Here
# Had It Up To Here

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate

Oct 7th 2014, 11:45 AM 11,881 Views 42 Comments

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

# prime-time - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
# By-election Battle
# By-election Battle

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Sep 30th 2014, 11:34 AM 9,365 Views 40 Comments

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

# prime-time - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing
# Field Of Dreams
# Field Of Dreams

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing

Sep 25th 2014, 10:21 PM 12,762 Views 38 Comments

The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.

# prime-time - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Irish Water's spokeswoman was on Prime Time tonight. Here's what she said:
# Q And A
# Q And A

Irish Water's spokeswoman was on Prime Time tonight. Here's what she said:

Sep 23rd 2014, 11:25 PM 37,939 Views 173 Comments

Elizabeth Arnett answered questions from the audience in studio and online.

'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

'Sad and depressed' but not 'actively suicidal' - the HSE's verdict on Ms Y

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:56 AM 15,690 Views 293 Comments

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# prime-time - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Rory McIlroy was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and inevitably won another trophy
# Facebreakers
From The42
# Facebreakers

Rory McIlroy was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and inevitably won another trophy

Aug 19th 2014, 8:55 AM 13,023 Views 6 Comments

Oh, Tiger Woods was there too.

# prime-time - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,839 Views 102 Comments

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

# prime-time - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Marioara Rostas family speak of their grief and 'dreadful pain' over teenager's killing
# Marioara
# Marioara

Marioara Rostas family speak of their grief and 'dreadful pain' over teenager's killing

Jul 31st 2014, 10:56 PM 17,766 Views 59 Comments

“My heart aches for my family, for my girl who was killed,” her mother told RTÉ’s Prime Time.