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# Prime Time

All time
# Emergency Accommodation
'We have a toilet, a bed, and a desk. That's where we live'
Erica Fleming lives in a hotel room with her nine-year-old daughter.
# enva
'I'm worried, we don't know what's in this' - Prime Time probes bad odour in Portlaoise air
Residents have, for years, been complaining about the strong, oily smell but feel they are not being listened to.
BB-8 droid attacks David McCullagh in Prime Time studio
Don’t worry, there were no Star Wars spoilers on Prime Time.
# Green Light
M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is
Up to 400,000 journeys take place on the M50 every day.
# Prime Time
Conor McGregor sparkled on Jimmy Kimmel last night
And we’re not just talking about that suit.
# Barrett and Smallhorne
"It brought me back to the day in 1980 when he rounded us up and took us out to shoot us.”
Mahmoud Bazzi is accused of killing two Irish soldiers in Lebanon.
# hands tied
Gardaí admit they can't prosecute over 'legal highs', despite links to deaths
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”.
# Unpopular
Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today
The former ‘rock star’ Greek finance minister sat down for a chat with Miriam O’Callaghan.
# Ireland's call
Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight
A Prime Special tonight looked at the issue of Irish Unity.
# soc dems
The woman who famously challenged Seán Gallagher is running for the Dáil
As is a former Labour councillor who is very critical of his old party.
# Return home
Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma
The Irish nanny spent two years in prison awaiting trial before being released.
# Dublin Talks
Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion
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.
# Beacon Hospital
Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal
A RTÉ Prime Time programme last week looked at purchasing officers who broke the rules of their employment.
# with pay
Áras Attracta: Another staff member suspended at controversial Mayo home
The latest suspension is not connected with the RTÉ probe, or with follow up actions by gardaí.
# mission to prey
"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action
Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case
# Bai
RTÉ bought abortion pills - but it didn't break any rules
The abortion drugs were imported to Ireland via a post office in Northern Ireland for purpose of an investigation.
# Health
There were nearly 70 cases of death or incapacitation in Irish maternity hospitals last year
One woman’s diagnosis of septicaemia was missed.
# Prime Time
9 of the best reaction faces from the Prime Time marriage equality debate
David McCullagh’s eyebrows threatened to fall off his forehead.
# marref
Miss last night's Prime Time debate? Here's what people are talking about
“Equal does not mean the same.”
# ah miriam
Miriam O'Callaghan wore a choker on Prime Time and Twitter couldn't cope
No, it was not an early April Fools.
# Spotlight
'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president
It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.
# Unacceptable
'He asked a nurse to be washed but there were 10 people in front of him'
It was told “from a quality and safety perspective this situation is unacceptable.”.
# Vote
Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May
He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.
# lights camera action
Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's Prime Time appearance
In a rare one-on-one interview live on TV the Taoiseach was asked about a range of issues.
# bumped
RTÉ has delayed the Taoiseach's interview... because of EastEnders
# Prime Time Taoiseach
You tell us: What should Miriam ask Enda in tonight's live TV interview?
Kenny is making a rare appearance on Prime Time later.
# Prime Time
NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl
It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.
Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave
Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.
# Dads
Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave
Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.
# Independent Revolution
Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'
Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.
# protect
HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse
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”.
# Áras Attracta
Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened
The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.
# Sexual Offences
Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.
# Prime Time
Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One
An exciting development for the popular presenter.
# Notes on a scandal
Minister 'doesn't know' what was written on his hand during Prime Time debate
Damien English’s notes were the talk of Twitter…
# Irish Water
Alan Kelly: 'John Tierney should be out facing the public and I'll tell him that'
He said he has 100% confidence in John Tierney as CEO of Irish Water.
# A Breach of Trust
Links Creche faces 24 charges after claims of 'disrespectful, degrading and exploitative' treatment
The charges, heard in court today, relate to allegations of mistreatment of children highlighted in Prime Time’s ‘A Breach of Trust’ programme.
# we didn't smoke it
What did RTÉ do with the lump of hash they ordered on Prime Time?
Richard Downes ordered drugs in a murky corner of the internet as part of a report shown last night.
# had it up to here
This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate
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…
# by-election battle
Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
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.