The broadcasting watchdog has rejected a number of objections lodged against TV and radio debates ahead of May’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment - but upheld in part a complaint an interview in which the head of RTE was asked who she would like to kick in the testicles.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
One of RTÉ’s televised debates on the abortion referendum was “an absolute circus”, “out of control”, and “unbalanced”, according to complaints received by the State broadcaster. The vast majority of complaints claimed the show was unfair to those advocating a ‘Yes’ vote.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
The No side wanted lawyer Maria Steen to represent them in tonight's TV debate; RTE had previously announced Cora Sherlock would represent the No side with Sinn Féin's Peadar Toibin.
Tue, 22 May, 2018
Solidarity-People Before Profit will not attempt to change potential new laws, allowing unrestricted abortion access up to 12 weeks of pregnancy for the next five years, if next month’s referendum is passed.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
A new documentary looks at the degradation of deprived communities and what drug addicts have suffered because of stigma during the Celtic Tiger era. It’s about how many families buried so many of their children because of drug addiction, writes
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018