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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C


Last year
# Weight Loss
RTÉ’s Operation Transformation criticised over 'dieting culture' ahead of its return tonight
RTÉ claims the programme has “evolved considerably over the years”.
# Tune in
Leinster, Connacht and Munster senior finals live in next weekend's GAA club TV action
Football and hurling titles up for grabs on RTÉ and TG4.
All time
# Complaints
'In the name of all that is divine': Viewers complain to RTÉ about 'frustrating' Player service
One viewer described the Player as “annoying, frustrating and useless”.
# Courts
High Court dismisses RTÉ's attempt to get Labour politician's claim for damages struck out
The High Court dismissed the state broadcaster’s application to strike out a damages claim brought against it by Labour politician Joe Costello.
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# Rising Stars
The six nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportperson of the Year
The awards take place next Saturday night on RTÉ One.
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# Tune in
Down, Cavan, Dublin, Meath, Monaghan and Derry champs in live GAA TV action next weekend
The Ulster and Leinster action takes centre stage.
# Late Late Toy Show
The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
Mystery phone bidder Tony Holohan, ringing the bell on cancer, and Hakuna Matata master Kellie Harrington.
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# Hakuna Matata
It's Toy Show night and Tubridy is bringing 'no worries' mantra into homes with Lion King theme
The Toy Show host has also reminded children that the North Pole is affected by supply line issues so they shouldn’t ask for too much this year.
# The Late Late Show
'I don't fully understand it': Andrew McGinley on decision to drop him from Late Late Show
Andrew was to launch two charity projects in memory of his children last month on the RTÉ entertainment show.
# Awareness
'I had gotten to the stage where I was starting to think about making myself sick'
Former Dublin minor hurler Cormac Ryan will appear in a gripping documentary about eating disorders among men this week.
# Tune in
Kerry, Mayo and Dublin senior football games all to be televised live next weekend
The action comes from Tralee, Ballina and Dublin.
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Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
There’s plenty to get stuck into.
# Kieran Creaven
Former RTÉ producer videoed himself sexually abusing a child in the Philippines, court hears
He called the child “beautiful” during the assault.
# Tune in
Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
There’s plenty to get stuck into.
# simon young
Tributes paid to former 2FM DJ Simon Young who has died aged 70
Simon Young had been living in the US in recent years.
# On the box
Dublin football double-header on RTÉ while Kilkenny and Donegal county finals on TG4
Four GAA club matches will be televised live next weekend.
Louise McSharry has announced that she is leaving 2FM after 11 years
The popular presenter announced the news on social media this morning.
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# Charlie Bird
Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent
# Next Weekend
Tipperary hurling double-header on RTÉ while Leitrim and Clare club games on TG4
Four club GAA matches will be televised live next weekend.
# Torture
'They woke us up and made us jump in a well' - Roche reflects on 'Hell Week' before FAI Cup semi-final
The Shankill native joined 17 other Irish celebrities and sportspeople on the TV programme.
RTÉ has spent the equivalent of 7,425 TV licence fees on ads for the TV licence since 2018
Ads remind television owners that they must pay a €160 fee every year.
# Up All Night
Late Late Show to mark Bob Geldof's 70th birthday in tribute episode
Presidents Michael D. Higgins and Mary Robinson are set to wish Geldof a happy birthday.
# Larry Bass
Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint
Larry Bass said he issued his resignation after attending his first RTÉ board meeting last Thursday.
# fáilte isteach
Taoiseach leads tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing who has died aged 88
He hosted the popular radio series Highways and Byways and Fáilte Isteach.
# Behind the mic
RTÉ: George Hamilton to return to commentary duty despite absence for Portugal game
Darragh Maloney will commentate on the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier in Faro this evening.
# The Sunday Game
'It was shocking' - Ó Sé questions Kerry and has doubts over management ability to land All-Ireland
The Kerry All-Ireland winner was left frustrated by his county’s inability to get to grips with the Tyrone running game.
# top earners
117 RTÉ staff members earned over €100,000 in basic salary last year
That is according to new figures published by RTÉ.
# diversity
DCU research finds 60/40 split in favour of men on RTÉ shows during early pandemic
The researchers analysed RTÉ’s response to the pandemic between 1 March and 31 May 2020.
# on your screen
New schedule of RTÉ documentaries on the Tuam babies, Sean Quinn and the killing of Fr Niall Molloy
RTÉ said its factual content producers excelled despite a challenging year for production.
# new year new tubs
Forty more years? Ryan Tubridy is going nowhere yet as he promises fun 'post-pandemic' Late Late
RTÉ’s long-running chat show will celebrate its 60-year anniversary in 2022.
# entertainment
A gangland series, a new Sally Rooney drama and a karaoke gameshow: RTÉ's new season announced
RTÉ launched its new season, promising a focus on championing new Irish talent.
# Boost
RTÉ and Virgin Media to show Shamrock Rovers' Europa Conference League ties
Both games against FC Flora Tallinn will be available to Irish TV viewers.
# Tune in
Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
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# Blackout
'We had meetings with RTÉ at the start of the year and you are wasting your time'
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley joins Bohs rival Keith Long in venting anger at national broadcaster’s lack of coverage.
# mixed emotions
'I think RTÉ, for whatever reason, seems to not fully get behind football in this country'
Bohemians manager Keith Long hails his players for savouring ‘the time of their lives’ after first-leg win over PAOK but expresses frustration at lack of TV coverage.
# Tune in
Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
Here’s how to arrange your weekend.