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TV Shows Hit Audience Slump

Nothing ever stays the same and the bell may be tolling for two staples of British TV over recent years. The finale of the Great British Bake Off dropped more than half a million viewers from 2018 to last night's Final with an average of 6.9 million tuning into...

Ní Chofaigh to Take on Nationwide Hosting

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh has been announced as the successor to Mary Kennedy on long running RTE magazine show Nationwide. Ní Chofaigh will be joining Nationwide in 2020 alongside presenter Anne Cassin, as Kennedy departs the team. Nationwide is enjoyed by an average...

Daily Video – The Trailer of Skywalker

The saga will end, the story will live forever. So begins the introduction to the final trailer for the final episode on the Star Wars trilogy of trilogies.

Crowdfunding to Release Matched Funding at IFI

The Irish Film Institute has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to raise €10,000 but also to trigger a matched funding pledge from a key donor what will be worth an additional €84,000.

‘Drac Dash’ Round Dublin’s Inner City

With Halloween just around the corner, Dublin City Council’s North East Inner City Office is looking to break a world record tonight for the greatest number of people dressed up as vampires.

Toy Show Auditions Are Under Way

Groups of talented children hoping to land a spot on this year's Late Late Toy Show auditioned in Cork on Monday, as the search for the show's performers kicked up a gear. The performers invited to audition had been whittled down from over 5,000 applicants from all...

SEAT Signs Deal with 3Arena

SEAT Ireland and 3Arena have today announced details of a new two-year partnership. SEAT has become the motoring innovation partner for 3Arena and will showcase the brand’s latest models and electric mobility offerings within the music venue. SEAT’s roots are steeped...

Toy Show’s One in Five Thousand

There is only room in the studio for an audience of around 200 but so far the number of applications for tickets to RTE's Late Late Toy Show have exceeded 90,000. The application process opened last Friday and the show itself will air on RTÉ One on Friday November 29....

Wexford Opera Expand Deal with RTÉ

After the success of the first live-stream of a Wexford Festival Opera last year, RTÉ and Wexford Festival Opera invites the world to a ‘Night at the Opera’ as the two organisations join forces once again to bring the magic of Wexford to new audiences across Ireland,...

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