Formerly the channel was known as RTE` in 1966 and then in 1978, it was renamed as RTE` 1. It also has its sister channels named RTE`2, RTE`News Now, RTE`jr and TRTE`. The channels show diversity by telecasting different programs like current affairs, dramas, chat shows, music, game shows, quiz shows, reality TV shows, historical shows, art and architecture shows, factual shows and programs for young people as well. “50 years: to the moon and back”, The Tommy Tiernan show”, “Super garden”, “The late late show” and “The Ray D’arcy show” are currently famous programs associated to this channel. The most-watched dramas on RTE One nowadays are “Criminal Minds” and “Gun Powder”.

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More About Channel

Ireland is one of the most beautiful islands in North Atlantic. Politically Ireland is divided into two parts one name Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom. Ireland owns to be the third-largest island in Europe. In the modern era of today, every country is enriched with Journalism and media industry. The same goes for Ireland too. One of the most famous channels of Ireland that we will be talking about today is RTE One. The channel was launched on 31 December 1961 and is owned by Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). RTE One is a television channel that broadcasts news and programs related to sports, entertainment, lifestyle, culture, weather updates, and business. The channel is available in English, Irish and Irish sign language. Having its headquarters in Donnybrook Dublin, RTE One has its availability to approximately 90% of the Irish population in HD on Soarview through channel 1 and channel 11. It is also accessible to the citizens of Northern Ireland through Soarview overspill, cable, satellite, and free view service. RTE One also has its website and the channel’s live streaming can be caught on youtube.

Owned: Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Live on: 31 December 1961
Broadcast Area: Ireland & Northern Ireland
Worldwide (online)
Slogan “Fuel Your Imagination”
Headquarter Donnybrook, Dublin
Picture format 1080i 16:9 (HDTV) (2013–)
Sister Channel RTÉ2


TerrestrialSatelliteCableIPTVStreaming media
  • Saorview Channel 1 (HD)
  • Channel 11 (+1)
  • Freeview (UK) Channel 52
  • Ka-Sat 9A (9.0°E), TP 20185 L
  • Channel 1
  • Sky (Ireland) Channel 101 (SD/HD)
  • Channel 201 (+1)
  • Channel 801 (SD)
  • Sky (UK) Channel 161
  • (Northern Ireland only)
  • Astra 2E
  • (28.2°E) 11914 H 27500 5/6 (SD)
  • 12246 V 27500 2/3 (HD)
  • Channel 101
  • Channel 107 (+1)
  • Channel 135 (HD)
  • Virgin Media (UK)
  • Channel 875
  • Channel 101
  • Channel 107 (+1)
  • Channel 115 (HD)
  • Virgin TV Anywhere
  • Aer TV Watch live (Ireland only)
  • RTÉ Player

News and Current Affairs [Shows, Programs]

News ProgramsCurrent Affairs Shows
  • Morning Edition
  • RTÉ News: One O’Clock
  • RTÉ News: Six One
  • RTÉ News: Nine O’Clock
  • RTÉ News: Headlines
  • Nuacht RTÉ
  • RTÉ News with Signing
  • Prime Time
  • Prime Time Investigates
  • Claire Bryne Live
  • The Week in Politics
  • Nationwide
  • One To One
  • Oireachtas Report
  • Euro Report


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