TG4 Receives Six National Television Awards Nominations

TG4 received six nominations for the RTS Ireland Television Awards announced this week.

The awards recognize the Irish television industry for its achievement and excellence in creative production of the year.

interiors in ten categories will be announced on April 12 at an event at Dublin’s RDS Concert Hall hosted by Bláthnaid Treacy and Nuala Carey.

The juries reviewed nearly 100 entries from across the industry.

Síle Seoige’s powerful documentary, Síle Seoige: Deireadh Tochta, which explored the grief, hopes, fears and frustrations of those who have suffered a miscarriage, is nominated in FACTUAL SINGLE.

In the hour-long documentary produced by Tyrone Productions, Síle met with women, couples, doctors and service providers to investigate the medical, emotional, psychological and sociological elements of miscarriage, in order to to help society understand it better.

The documentary series Misneach, which examines how whistleblowers are treated in Ireland, is nominated for FACTUAL SERIES.

It features stories of those who stood up to wrongdoing at work and saw their lives nearly destroyed forever because they refused to remain silent, produced by Midas Productions.

A year-long look at one of Ireland’s most fascinating and unique ecosystems is explored in An Cuan produced by Oddboy Media, which is nominated for SPECIALIST FACTUAL.

Seán Ó Riada Mo Sheanathair is nominated in the same category produced by Táin Media. In the documentary, Sean Ó Riada’s granddaughter, Doireann Ní Ghlacáin, decides to find out more about this controversial and iconic figure 50 years after his death.

Nominated in the CHILDREN’S PROGRAM category is Mo Shaol, Do Shaol, produced by Macalla.

An Irish debs TikTok teen drama is also nominated in the same category. Using the popular #Fairytale trend on TikTok, the drama series was released in nine segments telling the love story of a Debs Fairytale, featuring Gillian and Seamus.

THE NOMINEES | DRAMA | with thanks to Screen Ireland

Dalgliesh – New Images Ltd

Hidden Assets – Saffron Moon [RTÉ]

Smother – Treasure Entertainment Ltd / BBC Studios [RTÉ]

THE NOMINEES | ENTERTAINMENT | with thanks to the Piranha Bar

BOWIE: Starman with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra [RTÉ]

Ireland’s Fittest Family – Animo TV, Kite Entertainment Ltd [RTÉ]

Last Singer Standing – ShinAwiL [RTÉ]

Special Forces – Ultimate Hell Week – Motive Television [RTÉ]

The Deirdre O’Kane Show – Kite Entertainment Ltd [SKY]

THE NOMINEES | FACTUAL SERIES | with thanks to Egg Post Production

MISNEACH – Midas Productions [TG4]

Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie – Hell’s Kitchen, Dare Films in association with Sky Studios [SKY]

RTÉ survey – Who am I? The history of illegal adoptions in Ireland [RTÉ]

The Case I Can’t Forget – Rare Television Ireland Ltd and Green Inc Film and TV Ltd [RTÉ]

The Murder of Fr. Niall Molloy – Impeccable Films [RTÉ]

THE NOMINEES | SINGLE FACTUAL | with thanks to Nemeton TV

Keelin Shanley: Far, Always Close – Scratch Films Ltd. [RTÉ]

Let the rest of the world through – Angelo Films / Ponder [RTÉ]

Sile Seoige: Deireadh Tochta – TYRONE PRODUCTIONS [TG4]

The Irish Wedding – Atom Films [RTÉ]

Tomorrow is Saturday – GMarsh TV Productions [RTÉ]


17 days in the crucible – Film Proposal [Eir Sport]

Barney Curley: The Man Who Beat the Bookmakers [RTÉ, BBC Northern Ireland]

Finding Jack Charlton – Noah Media Group, Virgin Media, BBC [Virgin Media Television]

Skyline Tokyo – Brick Films [RTÉ]

Rachael Blackmore: A Great Year – Fifty-Three Six [RTÉ]

THE NOMINEES | NEWS & NEWS | with thanks to

Brexit, the protocol and the 2021 fallout [Sky]

Open another year with COVID [Virgin Media Television]

RTÉ Survey – Covid 19 The Third Wave [RTÉ]

THE NOMINEES | ANIMATIONS | with thanks to Windmill Lane

Adam Saves Christmas – Kavaleer Productions [RTÉ]

Boin agus Beach – Paper Owl Films [RTÉ]

Dagda Harp – Cardel Entertainment [RTÉ]

THE NOMINEES | FACTUAL SPECIALIST | with thanks to Screenscene

Un Cuan – Oddboy Media [TG4]

Jack B. Yeats: The Man Who Painted Ireland – Averner Films [RTÉ]

My Tribe – Mo Threibh – Mind the Gap Films [RTÉ]

Seán Ó Riada – Mo Sheanathair – Táin Media [TG4]

Voice of Ireland – Red Shoe [Sky]


TV Critters – Turnip + Duck [RTÉ]

Mo Shaol, Do Shaol – Macalla Teo [TG4]

Na Debs – TicToc Drama – Fibin Media [TG4]

Nova Jones – Friends of Nova – JAM Media [BBC]

Royals Next Door – Ink and Light, Pikkukala Oy, Pikkukala ES and Walking the Dog [RTÉ]

10 – THE NOMINEES | FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT | with thanks to Ardmore Studios

Eating With The Enemy – Animo TV Productions LTD [Virgin Media Television]

Gogglebox Ireland – Kite Entertainment Ltd [Virgin Media Television]

House of the year – ShinAwiL [RTÉ]


The 2 Johnnies face off – Straywave Media Ltd [RTÉ]

Karl M. Bailey