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First Dates Ireland couple announce engagement

RTE 16 Jun 2021
First Dates Ireland diners Carla and Shez, who appreared on the RTÉ2 show earlier this year, have announced that they are engaged ... Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences ... Applications for the new series of First Dates Ireland are now open at ... Click here for more television news. .
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Free-to-air TV and South African influx can breathe life into league’s new era

Irish Independent 16 Jun 2021
AT a time when talk of paywalls has dominated much of the sport’s agenda, confirmation that the new United Rugby Championship (URC) will be available on free-to-air television in Ireland is very welcome ... in the URC on free-to-air television for at least the next four years.
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No room for a level playing field in rebranded rugby championship

The Irish Times 16 Jun 2021
Irish supporters will be particularly grateful to hear that more than 50 of the 60 fixtures involving the four provinces will be shown on free-to-air television ... With BBC Northern Ireland also broadcasting Ulster games, the pay-per-view matches will mostly be Ulster away games due to Premier Sports’ UK rights.
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BiggerStage And FOX Alternative To Produce ‘The Big Deal’

Videoage 15 Jun 2021
BiggerStage and FOX Alternative Entertainment will jointly produce The Big Deal for Virgin Media Television in Ireland ... Bill Malone, director of Content at Virgin Media Television, said, “The Big Deal is a spectacular new entertainment show filming in Dublin’s 3Arena and is on a scale not seen in Ireland before.
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Two Northern Ireland students selected as finalists for prestigious BAFTA gaming competition

Belfast Telegraph 15 Jun 2021
Two students from Northern Ireland have been named finalists for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) prestigious Young Game Designers (YGD) competition ... Artwork from 'Space Palette'. / ... / ... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App ... .
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New news channel launches in UK and wants to shake things up

Springfield News-Sun 14 Jun 2021
LONDON (AP) — A new news channel launched on British television on Sunday evening with the aim of giving a voice “to those who feel sidelined or silenced.” ... and Ireland and will be available globally on digital platforms. Staff in the green room watch a television screen showing ...
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Low taxes brought Ireland prosperity. A global tax deal now threatens it.

Live Mint 12 Jun 2021
For years, Ireland has prospered from rock-bottom tax rates that have drawn some of the biggest U.S ... Over the past two decades, multinational businesses have flocked to Ireland, drawn by a corporate tax rate of just 12.5% ...Change is coming," said Thomas Byrne, Ireland’s minister for Europe, in a television interview Thursday.
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Liz FitzGibbon: ‘Laughs are a driving force – they’re like another character in a comedy’

Irish Independent 12 Jun 2021
As the Covid crisis was brewing in early 2020, Liz FitzGibbon was filming Frank of Ireland for Amazon and Channel 4 with Brian and Domhnall Gleeson. The shoot was closed down a couple of weeks early ... The Frank of Ireland television shoot reconvened last September, with cast and crew tested for Covid every three days ... FitzGibbon’s acting range is wide.
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Euro 2020: No NI, No problem – 21 ways for GAWA to beat Euro 2020 boredom 

Belfast Telegraph 11 Jun 2021
Ralph Hewitt has 21 other things for Northern Ireland fans to do over the next month ... Northern Ireland not being there doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the football ... As we exit lockdown the last thing anyone wants to do is watch more television, but if you can’t stand to watch the Euros without Northern Ireland then there is plenty to choose from.
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Now GB News takes on radio too: New network reveals plans for national service days ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jun 2021
The proposed deal with telecommunications company Arqiva would allow GB News Radio to reach 91% of households across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, it said. The news comes two days before GB News launches its television and digital service, at 8pm on Sunday.
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RTÉ confirms it missed independent commissioning target by €3.7m

The Irish Times 10 Jun 2021
The issue has been closely monitored by Screen Producers Ireland, the representative group for the sector ... of television ... The Big Build Ireland, presented by Baz Ashmawy and made by Motive Television , were among the independently produced shows to outperform ratings expectations.
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RTÉ confirms it missed independent commissioning target by €3.7m last year

The Irish Times 10 Jun 2021
The issue has been closely monitored by Screen Producers Ireland, the representative group for the sector ... of television ... The Big Build Ireland, presented by Baz Ashmawy and made by Motive Television , were among the independently produced shows to outperform ratings expectations.
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Northern Ireland fan? Here are 21 ways to beat Euro 2020 boredom 

Belfast Telegraph 10 Jun 2021
Ralph Hewitt has 21 other things for Northern Ireland fans to do over the next month ... Northern Ireland not being there doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the football ... As we exit lockdown the last thing anyone wants to do is watch more television, but if you can’t stand to watch the Euros without Northern Ireland then there is plenty to choose from.
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Ireland’s uptake of Covid vaccines to be among highest in world, says Holohan

The Irish Times 10 Jun 2021
Ireland is on track to have one of the highest uptakes in the world for Covid-19 vaccines, according to chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan ... On Thursday, Dr Holohan was awarded an honorary fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in recognition of his “outstanding” leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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