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# saorview - Monday 6 July, 2015

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
# Saorview
# Saorview

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

Jul 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 20,076 Views 14 Comments

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

# saorview - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts
# Game On
# Game On

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts

Dec 2nd 2014, 11:16 AM 26,591 Views 67 Comments

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

# saorview - Monday 22 September, 2014

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas
# Oireachtas TV
# Oireachtas TV

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:12 PM 7,735 Views 32 Comments

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

# saorview - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Poll: Could you live without your TV?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Could you live without your TV?

May 15th 2013, 10:11 AM 9,860 Views 75 Comments

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

# saorview - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Oct 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,354 Views 0 Comments

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,462 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# saorview - Thursday 25 October, 2012

RTÉ handled 2,600 Saorview calls on Wednesday
# Saorview
# Saorview

RTÉ handled 2,600 Saorview calls on Wednesday

Oct 25th 2012, 2:28 PM 8,583 Views 33 Comments

Many viewers in Northern Ireland cut off, although the Irish government is expected to release details of a new transmitter that will allow northern viewers to tune into RTÉ.

# saorview - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style

Oct 24th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,223 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal
# Rabbit Ears
From The Daily Edge
# Rabbit Ears

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal

Oct 24th 2012, 3:56 PM 19,354 Views 36 Comments

We’d like to keep a few old familiar faces around.

VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal
# It's All Over
# It's All Over

VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal

Oct 24th 2012, 10:39 AM 11,437 Views 58 Comments

Are we all OK out there?

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV
# Analogue Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Analogue Memories

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV

Oct 24th 2012, 10:32 AM 25,776 Views 47 Comments

All changed, changed utterly.

Have they turned off your TV signal? Never mind, here’s Irish sports television on one page
# Aerial Threat
From The42
# Aerial Threat

Have they turned off your TV signal? Never mind, here’s Irish sports television on one page

Oct 24th 2012, 10:19 AM 11,693 Views 10 Comments

Who needs a set-top box?

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like
# Saorview
# Saorview

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like

Oct 24th 2012, 8:19 AM 15,155 Views 70 Comments

Pat Rabbitte’s doing a formal broadcast from RTÉ – but to give you a taster, this is what it looked like when BBC stopped.

# saorview - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
# Digital TV
# Digital TV

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Oct 21st 2012, 12:21 PM 9,218 Views 29 Comments

The analogue TV series is being turned off on Wednesday. Are you one of the 100,000 households who hasn’t switched yet?

# saorview - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go
# Saorview
# Saorview

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go

Oct 10th 2012, 1:46 PM 6,147 Views 62 Comments

With the switchover deadline just 14 days away, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has urged the public not to wait until the last minute.

# saorview - Saturday 6 October, 2012

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel
# Black Beauty
From The Daily Edge
# Black Beauty

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel

Oct 6th 2012, 9:16 AM 15,673 Views 38 Comments

The digital switchover means the traditional colour-on-black pages will be a thing of the past. Here’s what we’ll miss.

It's the end of analogue TV in Ireland - but what happens to Aertel?
# Never Say Die
# Never Say Die

It's the end of analogue TV in Ireland - but what happens to Aertel?

Oct 6th 2012, 9:15 AM 12,854 Views 21 Comments

Don’t worry: the old black and green text may be gone but you’ll still be able to check page 180 to see what’s on TV.

# saorview - Sunday 23 September, 2012

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now
# Freebies
# Freebies

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 31,522 Views 59 Comments

Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.

# saorview - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

50 days to go but one-in-four don't believe digital switchover will happen
# Going Digital
# Going Digital

50 days to go but one-in-four don't believe digital switchover will happen

Sep 4th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,699 Views 47 Comments

A significant number of people believe that the analogue TV signal will not be switched off on 24 October but those behind the switchover insist it will.

# saorview - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

In pics: This is why we miss Marty and Mary on our TVs
# Helpful
From The Daily Edge
# Helpful

In pics: This is why we miss Marty and Mary on our TVs

Jul 31st 2012, 7:11 PM 8,127 Views 16 Comments

Caption, anyone?

# saorview - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
# Stay Tuned
# Stay Tuned

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 13,653 Views 44 Comments

The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?

# saorview - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr
# UPC
# UPC

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr

Mar 13th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,505 Views 47 Comments

From this evening, you can watch the Six One news again at 7.01pm. Far out.

# saorview - Friday 14 October, 2011

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know
# Going Digital
# Going Digital

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know

Oct 14th 2011, 8:04 AM 3,056 Views 30 Comments

The Minister for Communications has confirmed that the analogue TV signal will be switched off on 24 October 2012.

# saorview - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam
# Saorview Scam
# Saorview Scam

Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam

Sep 29th 2011, 12:34 PM 1,554 Views 12 Comments

The free digital TV service advises customers that they don’t offer door-to-door sales, and warns people about visitors.

# saorview - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service
# Digital TV
# Digital TV

Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service

May 26th 2011, 5:12 PM 1,310 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s answer to Freeview, called ‘Saorview’, will ultimately replace the current analogue TV broadcast system.