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Entries Tagged as 'Raidió Teilifís Éireann'

Consent and RTE PrimeTime

May 24th, 2010 · 16 Comments · Irish Media

Who checked that the people who took part in the RTE Prime Time Investigates programme last night and if they truly understood how they would be portrayed in the programme or even wanted to participate?  I refer to the people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimers. Their families were no doubt asked and consented for them […]


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Yvonne and Connie – getting fake married?

April 6th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Irish Media, LGBT

or not… I refer of course to Fair City. Yvonne Doyle who when I last watched Fair City years ago was one of my most despised characters, is going out with Connie – whom the RTE website describes as ‘Self-taught, independent and strong-willed’ (secret telly code for lesbian).  Yvonne met Connie in Australia it seems […]


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