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TV

The free channel in Ireland are
  • RTÉ One - main RTÉ national station
  • RTÉ Two - secondary RTÉ national station
  • TV3 - independent commercial broadcaster
  • TG4 - National Irish Language station (formerly TnaG),
You will find more channel with the Cable system. The main provider are :

Radio

There several National stations available in Dublin :
  • 98FM - General service
  • FM104 - General service
  • Dublin's Q102
  • Spin 1038
RTÉ (national state broadcaster) :
  • RTÉ Radio 1 - mainly news and current affairs
  • RTÉ 2fm (formerly Radio 2) -pop and rock music
  • RTÉ Lyric FM - classical music and arts programming.
  • RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta - Irish language programmes.

Independent National Radio

  • Today FM - Popular music.
  • Newstalk) - Speech-based.

Internet

There are a wide variety of products available in the market, each using different technologies and offering different services to users.

Most of the major cities have asdl, cable broadband or wireless access.

You will sign a contract for a minimum time and you can pay connection fees or modem charges, depending of the ISP.
The Irish government's broadband site (http://www.broadband.gov.ie/) provides information on broadband to the general public. This website will allow you to locate a broadband provider for the town where you live.

The main Irish broadband providers are: To compare all the ISPs, have a look on Uchoose (http://www.uchoose.ie/)

Newspaper

There are several newspapers in Ireland, both daily or weekly. Here you will find the most popular for Ireland and Dublin

Ireland

Daily
  • The Irish Examiner
  • The Irish Independent
  • The Irish Times
Weekly/Sunday
  • The Sunday Business Post
  • The Sunday Independent
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Sunday Tribune

Dublin

  • Metro
  • 20 minutes
  • Herald AM
  • The Tallaght Voice
  • The Liffey Voice (South-West Dublin)
  • Clondalkin Gazette
  • The Northside People
  • The Southside People

Update 26/12/2007

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