RTÉ rejects An Post licence fee claims

17th June, 2018

RTÉ has rejected claims by An Post that a crackdown on TV licence fee evasion would only deliver €11 million annually.

The national broadcaster claims that €60 million is lost every year due to “an inefficient TV licence system”.

In a statement, RTÉ said that the Department of Communications confirmed that Ireland has a TV licence evasion rate of 14.49 per cent, which equates to around 225,000 households. “This is among the...

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