A. J. Potter Archibald James (Archie) Potter (September 22, 1918 – July 5, 1980) was an Irish composer and teacher, who wrote hundreds of works including operas, a mass, and four ballets, as well as or...
Alistair Cooke Alfred Alistair Cooke KBE (20 November 1908 – 30 March 2004) was a British-American journalist, television personality and broadcaster.
Andy O'Mahony Andy O’Mahony is an Irish broadcast journalist who worked for RTÉ (Raidio Telefis Eireann) from 1961 to 2013.
Augustine Martin Thomas Augustine "Gus" Martin (13 November 1935 – 16 October 1995) was an Irish academic, Anglo-Irish scholar, teacher, writer, broadcaster and literary critic.
Brian Cleeve Brian Brendon Talbot Cleeve (22 November 1921 – 11 March 2003) was a prolific writer, whose published works include twenty-one novels and over a hundred short stories.
Brian Farrell Brian Farrell (born Bernard Brendan Farrell, 9 January 1929) is an Irish author, journalist, academic & broadcaster.
Brian Farrell (broadcaster) Brian Farrell (born Bernard Brendan Farrell, 9 January 1929) is an Irish author, journalist, academic and broadcaster.
Broadsheet (Irish TV series) Broadsheet was a Telefís Éireann television current affairs programme presented by John O'Donoghue, Brian Cleeve, and Brian Farrell and broadcast in Ireland live on weekday evenings from 196...
Broadsheet (TV series) Broadsheet was a Telefís Éireann television current affairs programme presented by John O'Donoghue, Brian Cleeve, and Brian Farrell and broadcast in Ireland live on weekday evenings from 196...
Bunny Carr Bunny Carr is a former television presenter on RTÉ, who hosted such shows as Quicksilver and Going Strong and was a public supporter and fundraiser for the aid organisation Gorta.
Cathal Mac Coille Cathal Mac Coille is an Irish broadcaster, researcher and journalist.
Charles Mitchel Charles Gerald Mitchel (8 November 1920 – 18 August 1996) was an Irish actor and broadcaster best known as a newsreader for the RTÉ News from 1961 until 1984.
Ciarán Mac Mathúna Ciarán Mac Mathúna, (26 November 1925 – 11 December 2009) was an Irish broadcaster and music collector.
Conor Cruise O'Brien Conor Cruise O'Brien (Conchúr Crús Ó Briain) (3 November 1917 – 18 December 2008) often nicknamed "The Cruiser", was an Irish politician, writer, historian and academic.
Cyril Cusack Cyril James Cusack (26 November 1910 – 7 October 1993) was an Irish actor, who appeared in numerous films and television productions in a career lasting more than 70 years.
Dave Fanning Dave Fanning (born 1955) is an Irish rock journalist, DJ, retired film critic and veteran broadcaster.
Declan Lowney Declan Lowney (born 1960) is an Irish television and film director.
Deeply Regretted By... Deeply Regretted By... is a 1978 television play starring Joan O'Hara and Donall Farmer, with the script being written by Maeve Binchy.
Dermot Morgan Dermot John Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Chan...
Des Cahill Desmond "Des" Cahill is an Irish sports presenter and commentator with national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann.
Dick Warner Dick Warner is an Irish environmentalist, writer and broadcaster.
Eavan Boland Eavan Boland born 24 September 1944 in Dublin) is an Irish poet.
Eileen Colgan Eileen Colgan was an Irish theatre, television and film actress. She was best known for her recurring role as Esther Roche on the RTÉ One soap opera, Fair City. She also appeared in the RTÉ television drama, Glenroe, as Mynah, the housekeeper of the priest.
Eoghan Harris Eoghan Harris (born 1943) is an Irish journalist, fiction writer, director, columnist and politician.
Fionnula Flanagan Fionnghuala Manon "Fionnula" Flanagan (born 10 December 1941) is an Irish actress.
Frank Grimes Frank Grimes (born 1947) is an Irish stage and screen actor.
Frank Hall Frank Hall (February 1921 – 21 September 1995) was an Irish broadcaster, journalist, satirist and film censor.
Frank Kelly Frank Kelly (born 28 December 1938) is an Irish actor, singer and writer, whose career has covered television, radio, theatre, music, screenwriting and film.
Gabriel Byrne Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
Gay Byrne Gabriel Mary "Gay" Byrne (born 5 August 1934; affectionately known as Uncle Gay, Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo) is a veteran Irish presenter of radio and television.
Gerry Ryan Gerard "Gerry" Ryan (5 June 1956 – 30 April 2010) was an Irish presenter of radio and television employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
Godfrey Graham Godfrey Richard Graham (born 23 August 1936 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer.
Hancock's Half Hour Hancock's Half Hour is a BBC radio comedy, and later television comedy, series of the 1950s and 60s written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Hilton Edwards Hilton Edwards (2 February 1903 – 18 November 1982) was an English-born Irish actor and theatrical producer.
Hugh Leonard Hugh Leonard (9 November 1926 – 12 February 2009) was an Irish dramatist, television writer and essayist.
Jacob's Awards The Jacob's Awards were instituted in December 1962 as the first Irish television awards.
James Plunkett James Plunkett Kelly, or James Plunkett (21 May 1920 - 28 May 2003), was an Irish writer.
Jeremy Sandford Jeremy Sandford (5 December 1930 – 12 May 2003) was an English television screenwriter who came to prominence in 1966 with Cathy Come Home, his controversial entry in BBC1's The Wedn...
Jim Fahy James "Jim" Fahy (born 1946) is an Irish journalist broadcaster, journalist and documentary-maker.
Jimmy Magee Jimmy Magee (born 4 February 1935) is a veteran sports broadcaster.
Joe Duffy Joseph "Joe" Duffy (born 27 January 1956) is an Irish broadcaster employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
Joe Lynch (actor) Joseph Laurence 'Joe' Lynch (16 July 1925 – 1 August 2001) was an Irish actor who enjoyed a long career in both serious drama and light comedy.
John Alderton John Alderton (born 27 November 1940) is an English actor who is best known for his roles in Upstairs, Downstairs, Thomas & Sarah, Please Sir!, and Fireman Sam.
John Bowman (broadcaster) John Bowman PhD (born July 1942) is an Irish historian and a long-standing broadcaster and presenter of current affairs and political programmes with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
John Caden John Caden is an Irish independent television producer.
John Cowley (actor) John Cowley (September 8, 1923 – February 13, 1998) was an Irish actor, best known for his role as paterfamilias, Tom Riordan, in the long-running RTÉ Television drama series, The Riordans.
John Creedon John Creedon, also known as "Creedo", is an Irish language enthusiast and veteran broadcaster with RTÉ Radio.
John Skehan John Skehan (1922 – November 18, 1992) was a prolific broadcaster on RTÉ, radio and television, for four decades.
Justin Keating Justin Keating (7 January 1930 – 31 December 2009) was an Irish Labour Party politician, broadcaster, journalist, lecturer and veterinary surgeon.
Kenneth Clark Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark (13 July 1903 – 21 May 1983) was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians and aestheticians of his generatio...
Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark, OM, CH, KCB, FBA was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians of his generation.
Larry Gogan Laurence 'Larry' Gogan is an Irish disc jockey on RTÉ 2fm.
Leo J. Enright Leo J. Enright (born March 18, 1955) is an Irish radio broadcaster and news reporter.
Liam Ó Murchú Liam Ó Murchú (born 1929) is a former Irish television broadcaster, who worked with the national station Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ).
Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy Snell (28 May 1940 – 30 July 2012), known as Maeve Binchy, was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her humorous take on sm...
Marian Finucane Marian Finucane (born 1950) is an Irish broadcaster with RTÉ.
Marie Kean Marie Kean (27 June 1918 – 29 December 1993) was an Irish actress of stage and screen whose career spanned over 40 years.
Mark Cagney Mark Cagney (born 1956) is an Irish television presenter best known for presenting Ireland AM, the breakfast show on TV3, an Irish television station.
Marty Whelan Martin 'Marty' Whelan (born 7 June 1956) is a Jacob's Award-winning Irish radio and television personality currently working for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
Michael Lyster Michael Lyster (born 1958), commonly referred to as Michael Lester, is an Irish radio and television broadcaster who works for RTÉ.
Michael Viney Michael Viney is an artist, author, broadcaster, and journalist.
Micheál Mac Liammóir Micheál Mac Liammóir (25 October 1899 – 6 March 1978), born Alfred Willmore, was an English-born Irish actor, dramatist, impresario, writer, poet and painter.
Mick Lally Michael "Mick" Lally (10 November 1945 – 31 August 2010) was an Irish stage, film and television actor.
Ray D'Arcy Raymond "Ray" D'Arcy (born 1 September 1964) is an Irish television and radio presenter.
Ray McAnally Ray McAnally (30 March 1926 – 15 June 1989) was an Irish actor famous for his performances in films such as The Mission and My Left Foot.
Robert Fisk Robert Fisk is an English writer and journalist from Maidstone, Kent. He has been Middle East correspondent of The Independent for more than twenty years, primarily based in Beirut. Fisk holds more British and international journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent.
Robert Kee Robert Kee, CBE (5 October 1919 – 11 January 2013) was a British broadcaster, journalist and writer, known for his historical works on World War II and Ireland.
Rosaleen Linehan Rosaleen Linehan (born Rosaleen Philomena McMenamin on 1 June 1937, Dublin) is an Irish stage, screen and television actress.
Seán Bán Breathnach Seán Bán Breathnach (known as SBB) is an Irish radio and television broadcaster and personality.
Shay Healy Shay Healy (born 1943) is an Irish songwriter, broadcaster and journalist.
Ted Nealon Ted Nealon (24 November 1929 – 28 January 2014) was an Irish Fine Gael politician and journalist.
The Forsyte Saga (1967 series) The Forsyte Saga is a 1967 BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's series of The Forsyte Saga novels, and its sequel trilogy A Modern Comedy.