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# prime-time - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Taoiseach on creche controversy: ‘God knows what has happened in other locations’
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach on creche controversy: ‘God knows what has happened in other locations’

May 29th 2013, 11:19 AM 11,076 Views 73 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáíl this morning that the government needed to the get the provision of childcare in Ireland right.

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage
# Childcare
# Childcare

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage

May 29th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,540 Views 45 Comments

The Minister said that the undercover footage “would strike horror into every parent watching”.

Poll: Are you worried that mistreatment of children in crèches is more widespread?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried that mistreatment of children in crèches is more widespread?

May 29th 2013, 9:40 AM 13,279 Views 123 Comments

Last night’s shocking revelations in RTÉ’s Prime Time programme have brought the issue of treatment of children in Irish childcare facilities into the spotlight.

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation

May 29th 2013, 9:24 AM 28,783 Views 86 Comments

The one-off broadcast last night showed young children being mistreated by staff at three creches in Dublin and Wicklow.

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children

May 29th 2013, 7:47 AM 37,596 Views 247 Comments

The programme which aired last night showed staff aggressively handling children, shouting at them, and leaving them in high chairs for long periods.

# prime-time - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight

May 28th 2013, 4:47 PM 30,421 Views 119 Comments

The station has promised parents it will only broadcast the programme once and it will not by uploaded to the RTE Player.

# prime-time - Sunday 26 May, 2013

'Horror movie in a pill': Side-effects of Lariam worse than malaria
# Suicide
# Suicide

'Horror movie in a pill': Side-effects of Lariam worse than malaria

May 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 27,115 Views 51 Comments

A recent RTÉ investigation looks at the links between the anti-malarial and suicide.

# prime-time - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations

May 25th 2013, 12:35 PM 16,655 Views 88 Comments

The Assocation of Childhood Professionals have called on the government to work with its members to achieve quality in care.

# prime-time - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Government shocked by creche claims: 'It's every parent's worst nightmare'
# Creche
# Creche

Government shocked by creche claims: 'It's every parent's worst nightmare'

May 23rd 2013, 12:39 PM 23,484 Views 91 Comments

The HSE have been in contact with RTÉ and will be shown the undercover footage today.

HSE and Gardai investigating creches after RTE exposé
# Childcare
# Childcare

HSE and Gardai investigating creches after RTE exposé

May 23rd 2013, 12:20 PM 25,730 Views 39 Comments

“Nightmare situation” for parents as RTE uncover possible mistreatment of children in Dublin creches.

# prime-time - Monday 20 May, 2013

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?

May 20th 2013, 9:11 AM 18,588 Views 126 Comments

As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?

# prime-time - Friday 17 May, 2013

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed
# Shatter Vs Wallace
# Shatter Vs Wallace

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed

May 17th 2013, 7:52 PM 13,662 Views 117 Comments

Shatter said that Wallace was “making a pretence, for political purposes”.

# prime-time - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Can you help identify a victim from the 1968 Aer Lingus plane crash?
# Aer Lingus Flight 712
# Aer Lingus Flight 712

Can you help identify a victim from the 1968 Aer Lingus plane crash?

May 2nd 2013, 9:37 PM 39,048 Views 25 Comments

45 years after the crash, the 14th and final body to be recovered has finally had a DNA profile created for it.

# prime-time - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Shatter calls for report on the activities of gangs targeting clothing banks
# Clothing Banks
# Clothing Banks

Shatter calls for report on the activities of gangs targeting clothing banks

May 1st 2013, 9:55 PM 18,246 Views 123 Comments

The minister said that he wanted to know what could be done to bring them to justice.

# prime-time - Monday 25 March, 2013

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate

Mar 25th 2013, 9:55 PM 18,329 Views 162 Comments

Candidates from the Workers’ Party, the Green Party and Direct Democracy Ireland have been excluded from tonight’s debate.

# prime-time - Friday 8 March, 2013

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt
# Crisis
# Crisis

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt

Mar 8th 2013, 7:49 AM 6,883 Views 97 Comments

New mortgage figures show that 94,488 mortgage accounts are in arrears of more than three months.

# prime-time - Monday 4 February, 2013

Are Pat Kenny and Miriam O’Callaghan suited for each other?
# By Your Powers Combined
From The Daily Edge
# By Your Powers Combined

Are Pat Kenny and Miriam O’Callaghan suited for each other?

Feb 4th 2013, 8:30 PM 28,575 Views 53 Comments

What will happen when they join forces tonight? We look at the evidence.

Pics, video: New look Prime Time starts on RTÉ One tonight
# RTEPT
# RTEPT

Pics, video: New look Prime Time starts on RTÉ One tonight

Feb 4th 2013, 11:26 AM 10,493 Views 34 Comments

Claire Byrne and Pat Kenny are recruited to the Prime Time team, joining Miriam O’Callaghan for the now thrice-weekly show.

# prime-time - Monday 10 December, 2012

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Dec 10th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,112 Views 8 Comments

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

# prime-time - Friday 23 November, 2012

Sinn Féin brand leak of expert group report on abortion "disgraceful"
# Expert Group
# Expert Group

Sinn Féin brand leak of expert group report on abortion "disgraceful"

Nov 23rd 2012, 8:00 AM 5,351 Views 47 Comments

The parties health spokesperson, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, called for its immediate release in light of the leak.

# prime-time - Friday 26 October, 2012

Donogh Diamond new editor of RTÉ's Prime Time
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Donogh Diamond new editor of RTÉ's Prime Time

Oct 26th 2012, 3:51 PM 6,189 Views 6 Comments

The reporter and presenter has been with the flagship show for 15 years.

# prime-time - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

Oct 24th 2012, 12:50 PM 12,554 Views 43 Comments

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# prime-time - Sunday 14 October, 2012

RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'
# Referendum
# Referendum

RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'

Oct 14th 2012, 3:32 PM 4,733 Views 11 Comments

The national broadcaster is dropping a ‘stopwatch’ system for news broadcasts, but will keep it for formal debates.

# prime-time - Friday 12 October, 2012

Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life
# DISAPPOINTED
From The42
# DISAPPOINTED

Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life

Oct 12th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,147 Views 29 Comments

The Irishman was critical of cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, that have been accused of sustained doping practices.

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

Oct 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,567 Views 6 Comments

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

# prime-time - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Justice for Magdalenes group call for 'dignified debate' ahead of tonight's motion
# Justice For Magdalenes
# Justice For Magdalenes

Justice for Magdalenes group call for 'dignified debate' ahead of tonight's motion

Sep 25th 2012, 12:57 PM 3,761 Views 8 Comments

The motion, due to be tabled by Sinn Féin, is set to take place today and tomorrow.

# prime-time - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Why I don't watch Vincent Browne
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I don't watch Vincent Browne

Sep 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 108 Views 110 Comments

… or Prime Time, for that matter, Ciarán Mc Mahon writes.

# prime-time - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Ryan family to make formal complaints about gardaí and newspapers
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Ryan family to make formal complaints about gardaí and newspapers

Sep 12th 2012, 12:45 PM 21,329 Views 61 Comments

The family were invited to speak on RTÉ’s Prime Time about Ryan’s murder, but said they are unable to. They have released a statement about his murder.

# prime-time - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Tubridy, Homeland, and Love/Hate: RTE announces its new schedule
# Coming Soon
# Coming Soon

Tubridy, Homeland, and Love/Hate: RTE announces its new schedule

Aug 8th 2012, 3:46 PM 19,124 Views 69 Comments

There’s a couple of unusual programmes lined up in RTE’s autumn schedule which was announced this afternoon.

# prime-time - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position

Jul 17th 2012, 5:07 PM 3,460 Views 5 Comments

The former Sunday Tribune reporter will take up his new role immediately.

# prime-time - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

After pledging media silence, Ó Cuív goes on Prime Time, VinB and Ireland AM
# Éamon Ó Cuív
# Éamon Ó Cuív

After pledging media silence, Ó Cuív goes on Prime Time, VinB and Ireland AM

May 9th 2012, 11:14 AM 7,211 Views 40 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil deputy leader pledged a media silence in the wake of his announcement that he would remain in the Fianna Fáil party but not speak publicly about the reasons for voting No in the upcoming referendum.

# prime-time - Friday 4 May, 2012

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme
# Bai
# Bai

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme

May 4th 2012, 5:36 PM 3,576 Views 13 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# prime-time - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Former NFL star Deion Sanders live-tweeted an alleged assault by his wife last night
# Prime Time
From The42
# Prime Time

Former NFL star Deion Sanders live-tweeted an alleged assault by his wife last night

Apr 24th 2012, 2:18 PM 535 Views 1 Comment

This has to be a first, even by Twitter’s often bizarre standards…

# prime-time - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award

Apr 18th 2012, 5:44 PM 5,142 Views 4 Comments

Exposé on counterfeit cigarette trade in Ireland given Gold World Medal in investigative news programme category in New York.

# prime-time - Saturday 7 April, 2012

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel

Apr 7th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,367 Views 13 Comments

The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.

# prime-time - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?
# Prime Time Investigates
# Prime Time Investigates

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Apr 3rd 2012, 6:14 PM 4,983 Views 5 Comments

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Apr 3rd 2012, 4:18 PM 3,942 Views 13 Comments

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

# prime-time - Monday 2 April, 2012

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:43 PM 2,342 Views 11 Comments

However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.