Archive for the 'RTE' Category
And the big difference in twenty years? Money. Lots of it now. Back then, not enough.’ (Aine Lawlor, May 2006)
On 31 May 2006 RTE broadcast a ninety-minute documentary entitled That Was Then, This is Now. It consisted of nine personal reflections on Ireland and the changes the country underwent from 1986 to 2006. The contributors […]
Lest we forget…
Brendan Investments Pan European Property Plc was the name of the company which Eddie Hobbs was associated with, which promised to give you ‘the opportunity to invest in both commercial and development properties in Europe.’
That last sentence makes sense once you watch the video.
Eddie spends a large part of the clip telling people […]
The Live Register has increased again.
This is what RTE had to say about it.
“The number of people on the Live Register in July climbed by 8,500 to 452,500. The Central Statistics Office said this was the biggest rise in the seasonally adjusted figure for a year. Women accounted for more than half of […]
Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, Paddy O’Gorman comes along to ask you how you are feeling.
From outside the Passport Office today.
There’s a great article over on Indymedia by James Connolly (deceased), which deals with questions that were asked of Tom Geraghty by Cathal MacCoile, on RTE’s Morning Ireland programme, yesterday, Thursday 16 July 2009.
Tom Geraghty is general secretary of the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU), and was asked his opinion on CSO figures which dealt […]
I know this story is old at this stage - I’ve only come across it now as I’ve been out of the loop for a bit alright - but, my God, try this on the BBC, Channel 4, CNBC, or even Fox, and see what would happen.
Pat: If you had won the money, what […]
Donogh Diamond is programme editor for Prime Time, RTE’s “flagship” current affairs show. Recently, he got into a spat with the chief executive of the HEA, Tom Boland. Prime Time had asked Boland to appear on the show, one which had as its theme the topic of waste in public spending. Boland, having watched more […]
I must have watched this a hundred times back in 2002-03, as RTE used it to close the night’s broadcast, in lieu of the national anthem. It´d be on about 3am, but was always worth the wait.
The geography of faraway troubled places would appear to be a rather difficult challenge for your average RTE web operative at 7:30 of a morning :
Will the Boys in Green manage to find the right one this autumn, one wonders ??