RTÉ have made a selection of their TV programmes available to view free online over Christmas and New Year for the Irish in Britain and elsewhere around the world.
As part of the broadcaster’s ‘Come Home For Christmas’ campaign viewers in Britain will be able to access more than 21 shows including Republic of Telly 2013 Box Set, Dermot Morgan – Fearless Funnyman, New Year’s Eve Live – The Ultimate Gathering and the Fleadh Cheoil.
All of the shows will be available to view live and on-demand on the RTE Player which can be found at www.rte.ie/player or as an app on the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and nearly 2000 Android devices.
Currently a number of RTE comedy programmes are online and include all three series of Naked Camera, the Hardy Bucks Christmas Special and Republic of Telly 2013.
On Christmas Eve, viewers will be able to access For One Night Only … Phil Coulter and a number of Christmas religious services in the coming days.
Among the highlights of this year’s Christmas religious programmes on RTÉ One are Carols from Dublin Castle; Midnight Mass; Mass for Christmas Day; Urbi et Orbi and services from Dublin and Belfast.
Other highlights include New Year’s Eve Live – The Ultimate Gathering, which will see Dáithí Ó Sé and Sinéad Kennedy presenting from the 3 NYE concert in College Green, Dublin, with Will Leahy welcoming Limerick City of Culture with a special concert on the banks of the Shannon.
The full TV schedule is:
December 10th – January 14th
Naked Camera: Series 1-3 Box Set
Republic of Telly 2013 Box Set
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Coal, Frankenstein and Mirror: An Irish Nativity RTÉ ONE 11.45
Tell Me a Story – Celebrity Special RTÉ TWO
Monday, December 23, 2013
The Republic of Telly’s Christmas Special RTÉ TWO 21.30
Hardy Bucks Christmas Special RTÉ TWO 22.15
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Carols from Dublin Castle RTÉ ONE 18.15
For One Night Only … Phil Coulter RTÉ ONE 20.00
Midnight Mass RTÉ ONE 23.10
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 – Christmas Day
Mass on Christmas Day RTÉ ONE 10.00
Urbi et Orbi RTÉ ONE 11.00
Christmas Day Service RTÉ ONE 11.25
The Archbishops Christmas Message RTÉ ONE 12.10
Thursday, December 26, 2013 – St Stephen’s Day
Life’s Like This RTÉ TWO 18.30
#Missing You: Reality Bites RTÉ ONE 21.00
Friday, December 27, 2013
Dermot Morgan – Fearless Funnyman RTÉ ONE 21.50
Saturday Dec 28, 2013
For One Night Only… Phil Coulter RTÉ ONE 11.35
From The Storehouse with Dermot Whelan RTÉ TWO 12.30
Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
New Year’s Eve Live – The Ultimate Gathering RTÉ ONE 22.15
News2day Review of the Year RTÉ TWO 12.00
Wednesday Jan 1, 2014
Dónal Walsh – My Story RTÉ (Reality Bites) TWO 2.30
Thursday Jan 2, 2014
#Missing You (Reality Bites) RTÉ TWO 21.00
Friday Jan 3, 2014
Fleadh Cheoil RTÉ ONE 19.30