RTÉ News with Signing

RTE News with Signing aka News for the Deaf - Deaf Irish Sign Language news


Mode of presentation

Sign language


The show was launched as News for the Deaf (a name it’s still known under) in 1975. Those days it was a brief news summary with a visible newsreader and subtitles. Irish Sign Language presenters have been added in 1992 and since then the show has followed the same pattern.


  • Monday-Friday, 17:50-17:53
  • Saturday-Sunday 16:50-16:53 (broadcast time varies, but News with Signing always follows Nuacht (News in Irish Gaelic), check RTÉ listings for more information
  • on RTÉ One (livestream), RTÉ News Now (livestream) and RTÉ Player (VOD)

Deaf presenters

  • Senan Dunne
  • Caroline McGrotty
  • Sarah-Jane O’Regan (Moloney)
  • Wendy Murray Jr
  • Eddie Redmond
  • Caroline Worthington

Former Deaf presenters

  • Jean O’Reilly
  • Tony McElhatton
  • Eileen Coffey
  • Josephine O’Leary
  • Anne Coogan
  • John Bosco Conama
  • Wayne Reid

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