Description

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 3.5.1

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

4.0 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

igiveuponthisapp ,

Appalling service in RTE APP

App is almost useless was down most of yesterday and now just keeps stops loading in playback. What the point of having this app when it just frustrates people trying to watch playback. I see u have an international app If it’s as bad as this one it’s a waste of time and money. We go on about being a country of technology the future internet etc but when we can’t even manage an app that is reliable it’s a very bad sign. Even Virgin Media now have a better app and can can please get rid of that blue screen with the horrible noise which goes on for about 5 minutes. RTE never used to have this annoying break. Virgin Media started that with a red screen and RTE copied. If u want people yo watch online TV as the future u need to start with a reliable app TG4 had the best app but so disappointed to c that it is changed and is now no good. Is the same people responsible for creating both apps.

susie baby cat ,

Suzan&shel

RTÉ player is useless now need another update again

daithi20 ,

Carlsberg don’t do streaming apps but if they did.........

Painful......just painful.
Missed an episode of Love/Hate so said I’d turn to the RTE player app and broadcast on the TV.........no, nope, no.....nope......ball burst, game over. You’d swear i was asking it for the price of turnips with long pauses and silences. Think RTE are trying to make us stay in a time when you had leaded petrol cars and when the nuns ran the “laundry” service over the road.
RTE bosses in the meeting rooms plotting, “Oh you missed it first time around, well I suppose you’ll just have to wait until show it again when the Wednesday morning at 01:30” only for them to reschedule last minute again to play a episode of the national knitting championships from 1993 so just have to miss the episode completely. Only hope now is to stream it off some dodgy website while a Nigerian Prince is trying to contact me for the millions of dollars he wants to share with me. If myself and the Nigerian prince ever do come to agreement on all that money, I’ll be straight up to Montrose with the bag of cash trying to help out the poor auld craters in the tech department of RTE.....think my blood pressure is recovering back to normal pre downloading the app...just never going to chance hawing this again.....will just to go to mass in person from now on, while I’m there, just going to light a candle for this dead dog of an app...rant over

App Privacy

The developer, RTÉ, has 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

Information

Provider
RTE
Size
103.9 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE (1st generation), iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad (6th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (11‑inch), iPad Pro (11‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (11‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (11‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (4th generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (4th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (4th generation), iPad Air (4th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (8th generation), iPad (8th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (6th generation) and iPod touch (7th generation). Apple TV.

Languages
Age Rating
12+
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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