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#Prime Time

# prime-time - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors
# Corbally Ruling
# Corbally Ruling

Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors

Jun 26th 2014, 10:20 PM 7,852 Views 8 Comments

A Prime Time show aired tonight heard from a couple who complained about the care their six-year-old daughter received before she died.

# prime-time - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

"The fight goes on": Family continue their search for missing Sandra Collins
# Missing
# Missing

"The fight goes on": Family continue their search for missing Sandra Collins

Jun 10th 2014, 8:06 PM 17,225 Views 12 Comments

The Collins family will feature in a TV programme tonight that focuses on the recent trial of a man accused of Sandra’s murder.

# prime-time - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: One year on from the Prime Time childcare exposé – what have we learned?
# Childcare
# Childcare

Opinion: One year on from the Prime Time childcare exposé – what have we learned?

May 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 469 Views 15 Comments

I watched last year’s Prime Time documentary in tears, as did many parents around the country. Have the inspection and regulatory changes that followed been enough?

# prime-time - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Dublin Prime Time debate
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night's Dublin Prime Time debate

May 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 19,648 Views 136 Comments

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# prime-time - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Ireland South Prime Time debate
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night's Ireland South Prime Time debate

May 20th 2014, 8:36 AM 20,147 Views 72 Comments

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# prime-time - Monday 19 May, 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break

May 19th 2014, 4:20 PM 51,237 Views 106 Comments

Mark Fitzsimons said no one was injured in the incident which took place after he refused to remove himself from the studio in protest at his exclusion from the first part of the debate.

Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates?

May 19th 2014, 8:58 AM 17,545 Views 113 Comments

One independent called the decision to have two panels for each constituency “the lowest trick yet”. What do you think of the Euro debate format?

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

May 19th 2014, 8:06 AM 28,774 Views 93 Comments

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# prime-time - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,744 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# prime-time - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"
# Childcare
# Childcare

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"

May 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,773 Views 15 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland has said that the funding made available has been a “trickle of the stream” that is needed.

# prime-time - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

May 13th 2014, 5:45 PM 2,480 Views 0 Comments

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

May 13th 2014, 1:38 PM 17,793 Views 119 Comments

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

# prime-time - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Leo Varadkar: Mick Wallace broke a much more serious law than Alan Shatter
# On The Defence
# On The Defence

Leo Varadkar: Mick Wallace broke a much more serious law than Alan Shatter

May 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 24,734 Views 139 Comments

The Transport Minister has defended his Cabinet colleague after the Data Protection Commissioner found that he broke the law by revealing information about Wallace on live television.

# prime-time - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

These are the experts who will investigate baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

These are the experts who will investigate baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 29th 2014, 10:11 AM 7,378 Views 2 Comments

HIQA will carry out a review of the quality of service provided at the hospital.

# prime-time - Friday 25 April, 2014

Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland

Apr 25th 2014, 12:24 PM 6,204 Views 20 Comments

A Prime Time investigation revealed that standards of care were not met at a care home run by Rehab Group.

# prime-time - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Post offices could link up with credit unions to provide banking services
# Opportunities
# Opportunities

Post offices could link up with credit unions to provide banking services

Apr 24th 2014, 8:43 AM 4,796 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Postmasters’ Union is set to work with Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte to diversify services.

# prime-time - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:38 PM 16,824 Views 9 Comments

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

# prime-time - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Motorists were wrongly fined' --- speed camera whistleblower
# Fixed Charges
# Fixed Charges

'Motorists were wrongly fined' --- speed camera whistleblower

Apr 1st 2014, 11:44 PM 19,169 Views 39 Comments

Alan Shatter says he’s pursuing claims detailed tonight on Prime Time with the new Garda Commissioner

Reilly accused of needing Prime Time programme to be aired before taking action
# Want Answers
# Want Answers

Reilly accused of needing Prime Time programme to be aired before taking action

Apr 1st 2014, 4:49 PM 8,514 Views 15 Comments

The Health Minister was questioned on a range of health care topic in the Dáil today.

# prime-time - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation
# Response Times
# Response Times

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation

Mar 28th 2014, 5:54 PM 14,053 Views 42 Comments

The NAS noted that the controversial OVR units were used over 600 times so far this year.

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service

Mar 28th 2014, 2:28 PM 9,851 Views 48 Comments

RTÉ’s Prime Time programme documented a litany of failures of shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment

Mar 28th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,113 Views 94 Comments

Martin Dunne has stood by his words on a Prime Time investigation which detailed major shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

Missed last night’s Prime Time investigation into ambulance delays? Here’s what we learned….
# Shocking
# Shocking

Missed last night’s Prime Time investigation into ambulance delays? Here’s what we learned….

Mar 28th 2014, 9:45 AM 47,155 Views 151 Comments

‘Rapid Response Vehicles’ — which cost the taxpayer over €100,000 each — are effectively being used by managers as ‘company cars’…

# prime-time - Monday 24 March, 2014

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home

Mar 24th 2014, 9:01 PM 26,271 Views 51 Comments

The case of Forest is common one, said the ISPCA who will be talking about Forest and animal cruelty on RTE’s Prime Time this evening.

# prime-time - Friday 14 March, 2014

Creches under investigation again following more revelations about care
# Worrying
# Worrying

Creches under investigation again following more revelations about care

Mar 14th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,884 Views 37 Comments

The HSE is now investigating a number of serious cases.

# prime-time - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'
# Lack Of Compassion
# Lack Of Compassion

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

Mar 6th 2014, 1:01 PM 7,704 Views 22 Comments

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

# prime-time - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

RTÉ has explained Prime Time 'Irish Ukrainians not Russians' meltdown
# Irish Ukrainians
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Ukrainians

RTÉ has explained Prime Time 'Irish Ukrainians not Russians' meltdown

Mar 4th 2014, 1:58 PM 33,340 Views 37 Comments

Viewers were left baffled by the repeated words.

Have a rave to the techno remix of #IrishUkrainiansNotRussians
# Techno Techno Techno
From The Daily Edge
# Techno Techno Techno

Have a rave to the techno remix of #IrishUkrainiansNotRussians

Mar 4th 2014, 7:49 AM 1,615 Views 1 Comment

Prime time for a dance.

# prime-time - Monday 3 March, 2014

RTÉ One had a repetitive, 'infuriating' meltdown... and there's already a remix
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

RTÉ One had a repetitive, 'infuriating' meltdown... and there's already a remix

Mar 3rd 2014, 11:12 PM 73,105 Views 108 Comments

Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians. Irish Ukrainians, not Russians.

# prime-time - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Team Panti invaded the Prime Time audience last night
# Stealth Supporters
From The Daily Edge
# Stealth Supporters

Team Panti invaded the Prime Time audience last night

Feb 12th 2014, 8:49 AM 14,646 Views 53 Comments

You can run, you can hide, but you can’t escape Team Panti.

# prime-time - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show

Feb 11th 2014, 10:35 PM 27,239 Views 12 Comments

Prime Time Investigates looked into the deaths of babies at Portlaoise Hospital – the mother of Katelyn discovered that one baby was her daughter Katelyn.

Garda Ombudsman in 'state of heightened awareness' over Boylan inquiry
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Garda Ombudsman in 'state of heightened awareness' over Boylan inquiry

Feb 11th 2014, 10:24 PM 9,754 Views 80 Comments

Kieran Fitzgerald said his office would have a “list of suspects” if it was found that surveillance had taken place.

# prime-time - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 PM 11,830 Views 14 Comments

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Feb 4th 2014, 9:48 AM 2,998 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

# prime-time - Friday 31 January, 2014

Portlaoise midwives wrote to Cowen and Harney over 'fears that a mother or baby would die'
# Further Investigation
# Further Investigation

Portlaoise midwives wrote to Cowen and Harney over 'fears that a mother or baby would die'

Jan 31st 2014, 9:11 AM 13,110 Views 39 Comments

Last night’s Prime Time showed how four babies died in 6 years at Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know

Jan 31st 2014, 6:31 AM 33,531 Views 45 Comments

The programme investigated the deaths of four babies at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# prime-time - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Was Pat Rabbitte called "Fat Rabbitte" on Prime Time last night?
# Run Rabbitte
From The Daily Edge
# Run Rabbitte

Was Pat Rabbitte called "Fat Rabbitte" on Prime Time last night?

Jan 29th 2014, 7:25 AM 3,076 Views 5 Comments

He was. He definitely was.

# prime-time - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’
# Warning
# Warning

The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’

Jan 28th 2014, 6:35 PM 13,378 Views 70 Comments

The stark warning is made in a confidential internal report that details difficulties in recruiting consultants.

# prime-time - Friday 24 January, 2014

Rehab are waiting 'too long' to reveal their CEO's salary
# Angela Kerins
# Angela Kerins

Rehab are waiting 'too long' to reveal their CEO's salary

Jan 24th 2014, 7:36 AM 9,649 Views 62 Comments

Jerry Buttimer, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, said the move is needed to restore confidence in the organisation.