World Report (RTÉ)

World Report is an Irish radio programme broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1. The programme includes a series of radio-essay reports from journalists and correspondents based around the globe. It often examines some of the less well-covered, but no less critical, developments and conflicts in international news and current affairs. The programme is one of the longest-running weekly broadcasts from RTÉ News. It was launched in 1969 by Sean Duignan and Mike Burns. Presenters over the decades have also included Sean O'Rourke, David McCullagh and Colm O'Mongain. It is currently edited and presented by John Burke. It airs every Sunday morning at 08:10am for under half an hour.[1]

World Report
GenreNews and Current Affairs
Country of origin Ireland
Home stationRTÉ Radio 1
Hosted byJohn Burke
Recording studioDonnybrook, Dublin
Audio formatFM and Digital radio
WebsiteOfficial Site

The latest episode of the show can be listened to online where there is also a number of previous editions available to download.


  1. "World Report". RTÉ News. Archived from the original on 4 November 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
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