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# tv-licence - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge
# Broadcasting Charge
# Broadcasting Charge

'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge

Aug 27th 2013, 8:48 AM 14,100 Views 193 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has expressed some scepticism that there are people in Ireland who don’t access public service content at all.

Want your say on the new Broadcast Charge? The consultation period is now open
# New Charge
# New Charge

Want your say on the new Broadcast Charge? The consultation period is now open

Aug 27th 2013, 1:00 AM 11,950 Views 138 Comments

The new charge is due to come in at the start of 2015 and will replace the current TV licence.

# tv-licence - Monday 26 August, 2013

New legislation could force landlords to hand over tenants' details
# Broadcasting Charge
# Broadcasting Charge

New legislation could force landlords to hand over tenants' details

Aug 26th 2013, 10:00 PM 14,086 Views 117 Comments

Under plans for the new Broadcasting Charge, the Department of Communications is proposing new laws that could oblige property owners to hand over renters’ names.

# tv-licence - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Public Service Broadcasting Charge to be introduced in January 2015
# Telly
# Telly

Public Service Broadcasting Charge to be introduced in January 2015

Jul 17th 2013, 5:21 PM 13,607 Views 177 Comments

The new charge will replace the television licence fee.

# tv-licence - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Poll: Would an increase in TV licence inspections encourage you to pay it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would an increase in TV licence inspections encourage you to pay it?

Jun 23rd 2013, 11:15 AM 10,080 Views 93 Comments

During 2012, 272 people were jailed for not paying the charge.

# tv-licence - Saturday 22 June, 2013

The most common excuses Irish people give for not paying their tv licence
# Excuses Excuses
# Excuses Excuses

The most common excuses Irish people give for not paying their tv licence

Jun 22nd 2013, 5:00 PM 34,244 Views 78 Comments

“Oh, I don’t live here, I’m just visiting a friend.”

# tv-licence - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Video: This is an actual excuse someone gave for not paying their TV licence
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Video: This is an actual excuse someone gave for not paying their TV licence

Jun 19th 2013, 7:50 AM 20,616 Views 79 Comments

The UK equivalent of the TV licence inspectors have come up with a novel way of making sure people pay their licence.

# tv-licence - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Almost 11,500 people in court for not paying TV licence
# No Excuses
# No Excuses

Almost 11,500 people in court for not paying TV licence

Jun 4th 2013, 10:40 AM 29,301 Views 151 Comments

The maximum fine for a first offence in the case of non-payment of a TV licence is €1,000.

# tv-licence - Friday 31 May, 2013

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers
# Broadcasting Charge
# Broadcasting Charge

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers

May 31st 2013, 7:40 PM 9,533 Views 57 Comments

Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.

# tv-licence - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Organ donation, terrorist financing and TV licences
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Organ donation, terrorist financing and TV licences

Apr 18th 2013, 7:40 AM 4,113 Views 13 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will today examine how TV licence fees were distributed in 2011.

# tv-licence - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Column: I love RTÉ, but I don’t want an internet tax to pay for it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I love RTÉ, but I don’t want an internet tax to pay for it

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 125 Views 114 Comments

Is the ‘household broadcasting charge’ really the best we can do to support the Irish media, asks Paul Quigley.

# tv-licence - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?

Feb 12th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,435 Views 67 Comments

The government wants to replace the TV licence, potentially funding broadcasters other than RTÉ. Should it go further?

# tv-licence - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'

Jan 19th 2012, 5:30 PM 3,696 Views 26 Comments

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland wants the new revenue to be split among other broadcasters, not just RTÉ.

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?

Jan 19th 2012, 9:30 AM 8,111 Views 200 Comments

A new household-based charge is being proposed by Government to address TV licence evasion and the use of online television viewing. What do you think, is it a good idea?

Government considers household charge to replace TV licence fee
# Household Charge II
# Household Charge II

Government considers household charge to replace TV licence fee

Jan 19th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,196 Views 136 Comments

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte wants to target some 15 per cent of people who evade the TV licence or may watch television online instead.

# tv-licence - Monday 30 May, 2011

"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence
# Opinion
# Opinion

"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence

May 30th 2011, 5:35 PM 486 Views 25 Comments

As figures reveal that more than 540 people were jailed last year for defaulting on fines, a Journal.ie reader reveals that she was told by a garda that if she went to prison for not paying a fine she’d be out that afternoon and could spend the money in the shops.

# tv-licence - Friday 6 May, 2011

One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer
# Mobile Tv
# Mobile Tv

One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer

May 6th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,247 Views 0 Comments

Despite change in how people watch TV shows, survey finds 60 per cent are not in favour of Universal Household Charge.

# tv-licence - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge
# TV Licence
# TV Licence

Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge

Apr 6th 2011, 9:34 AM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

Even if you don’t have a TV, you may soon have to start contributing to RTE’s output.