Nuacht TG4

Nuacht TG4 (Irish pronunciation: [n̪ˠuəxt̪ˠ tiː dʒiː cahəɾʲ]; Irish for TG4 News) is a daily half-hour Irish language TV news bulletin produced by RTÉ News and Current Affairs for the Irish language television station TG4. The programme is broadcast weekday evenings at 19:00, live from the studios of TG4 in Baile na hAbhann, County Galway. A shortened edition of the programme is broadcast on weekend evenings at around 18:45.

Nuacht TG4
Former Nuacht TG4 Logo
Presented byEimear Ní Chonaola
Country of originIreland
Original language(s)Irish
Production
Production location(s)Baile na hAbhann, Galway
Camera setupMulti Camera
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkTG4
Picture formatPAL, 16:9
Audio formatStereo
Chronology
Related showsNuacht RTÉ,
RTÉ News
Virgin Media News
External links
Website

Format and presenters

The programme is anchored by Eimear Ní Chonaola, with Ailbhe Ó Monacháin, Áine Lally, Máire T. Ní Mhadaoin, Eibhlín Ní Choistealbha and Maolra Mac Donnchadha occasionally substituting.

Nuacht TG4 also broadcasts a weekly programme called Timpeall na Tíre, which is a review of the week's top stories from Nuacht TG4.

TG4 provides an overnight international news service in the form of a simulcast of the English-language version of French public news station France 24.

Nuacht TG4 programme has an average viewership of 35-40,000.

Since 2010, Nóiméad Nuachta (News Minute) has broadcast each week day at 13:55.

History

Nuacht TnaG initially was broadcast at 22:00 each night, later moving to 20:00 and finally to 19:00 where it currently remains. From 1996 to 1998 Gráinne Seoige was the main news anchor for the channel, in 1998 she moved to TV3 to launch their main evening news where she remained until 2004. In 1998 Ailbhe Ó Monachain became TG4's main news anchor. With the rebranding of TnaG as TG4 the news service also renamed as Nuacht TG4. In 2006 Eimear Ní Chonaola became TG4's main news anchor.

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