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A former RTE journalist has reportedly been asked to consider running for a European Parliament seat. The Sunday Times reports Fianna Fail has approached Ciaran Mulooly, who retired from the state broadcaster last year after serving 27 years. According to the paper, Mr. Mulooly was approached by a former Minister…

A Leitrim Councillor is urging the government not to agree to an increase on the TV licence fee.   RTE is renewing its calls for reform of public funding when it goes before an Oireachtas Committee today.   The State broadcaster will tell TD’s and Senators 65 million euro’s being…

Donegal Town native, Andrew McGinley, who was dropped from an RTÉ Late Late Show, says he would never set out to intentionally upset anyone.   He was due to announce plans for a fundraising concert in his children’s memory.   They were killed by their mother at their home in…

RTE’s Tommie Gorman is to retire in April after 41 years. The state broadcaster announced that the Sligo native and current Northern Editor for RTÉ News will be replaced by Vincent Kearney, currently northern correspondent. Tommie Gorman is know internationally for his interview with Roy Keane in 2002 following his…

A Sligo man says it’s not enough for RTE to apologise for a New Year’s Eve programme segment that many Christians, and Catholics in particular, have found offensive. Tommy Banks says the segment, which portrayed God as a rapist, must also be taken down from the RTE player. The Catholic…

A 32 year old man has been found guilty of murder after he stabbed a Sligo musician to death more than than four years ago. 32-year-old Keith Brady of Cartron Estate, Sligo had denied murdering Martin ‘Matt’ Kivlehan on August 2 or 3rd, 2015 at Mr Kivlehan’s home at New…

RTE will televise two of this weekend’s Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure Donegal Senior Championship Quarter-finals live from Ballybofey. First up, St. Eunans take on Milford which is set to get underway at 5:00 pm from MacCumhail Park, Ballybofey. Milford were beaten by Glenswilly in their final group game at…