RTÉ Player 12+


    • 4.7 • 11.3K Ratings
    • Free


Watch the best of programmes broadcast on RTÉ Television with the RTÉ Player App.

You can watch selected programmes live from RTÉ One, RTÉ 2 and RTÉ News Now plus catch up on a wide selection of programmes broadcast on RTÉ Television for up to 21 days after transmission.

Social sharing features allow you to share programmes via email, Facebook and Twitter. You can browse programmes by name, category, date or latest. You can save programmes as a favourite and pick up on a programme where you last viewed.

The RTÉ Player App supports AirPlay so you can watch programmes on the big screen using Apple TV.

While most RTÉ Player content can be accessed through the app, some programmes may not be available due to rights restrictions. We are continually looking to clear rights and add new programmes.

The RTÉ Player App uses streaming technology which means that you must be connected to the Internet in order to watch programmes. The app will automatically adjust video quality based on the speed of your WiFi connection.

We hope you enjoy using the RTÉ Player.

What’s New

Version 3.78.0

We're always making changes and improvements to RTÉ Player to make it better for you.

This version includes performance improvements and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11.3K Ratings

11.3K Ratings

Rosiegacha ,

Amazing app😍

The title says the review,it’s an amazing app that lets you watch Irish programs for free,no free trail or no paying a month!! I recommend to watch a series called “Fair City” it’s very interesting and it has me hooked btw to those anime fans oh cannot get anime on this app,I hope you read the review

Ophelia wearwell ,


I feel some of the programmes are quality ie Tommy Tiernan late late show Some great musical talent , it keeps me in touch with my Irish roots
1 particularly enjoy some of the looking back over the years and some of the shows
Of yesterday year,
I miss the viewing when they are having their annual break
Feel you might dig some other stuff out as replacement , tv

Paul living in London ,

Irish living abroad

I’m living in London for some time now, being able to connect Via RTÉ has been a enormous support from my mental well-being specially during 2020 with all the lockdowns thank you.

App Privacy

The developer, RTÉ, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • User Content

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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