1994 in Irish television
The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1994.
- 19 January – The Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht, Michael D. Higgins repeals Section 31 of the Broadcasting Authority Act.
- 30 April – Ireland hosts the Eurovision Song Contest, and wins for the third year in succession. The event is presented by Gerry Ryan and Cynthia Ní Mhurchú from Dublin's Point Theatre, and the winning song is Rock 'n' Roll Kids, composed by Brendan Graham, and performed by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan. Riverdance by Bill Whelan is introduced as the interval act, and goes on to achieve international success.
- 31 August – The IRA announces a ceasefire, sending the announcement to the RTÉ Newsroom on cassette, and by way of a written message which give details of the ceasefire.
- 17 November – Bertie Ahern is appointed Tánaiste and Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht with responsibility for broadcasting.
- 15 December – Michael D. Higgins is re-appointed Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht with responsibility for broadcasting.
- September – Echo Island (1994–1999)
Ongoing television programmes
- RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock (1961–present)
- RTÉ News: Six One (1962–present)
- The Late Late Show (1962–present)
- Sports Stadium (1973–1997)
- The Late Late Toy Show (1975–present)
- RTÉ News on Two (1978–present)
- Bosco (1979–1998)
- The Sunday Game (1979–present)
- Mailbag (1982–1996)
- Glenroe (1983–2001)
- Live at 3 (1986–1997)
- Saturday Live (1986–1999)
- Questions and Answers (1986–2009)
- Dempsey's Den (1986–2010)
- Marketplace (1987–1996)
- Where in the World? (1987–1996)
- Know Your Sport (1987–1998)
- Kenny Live (1988–1999)
- Fair City (1989–present)
- RTÉ News: One O'Clock (1989–present)
- Would You Believe (1990s–present)
- Winning Streak (1990–present)
- Blackboard Jungle (1991–1997)
- Challenging Times (1991–2001)
- Prime Time (1992–present)
- The Movie Show (1993–2001)
- No Disco (1993–2003)
Ending this year
- 1 April Ryantown (1993–1994)
- 12 April – Saoirse Ronan, film and television actress
- "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". RTÉ.ie. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
- Murdoch, Alan (12 January 1994). "Dublin lifts broadcast ban on Sinn Féin: Whitehall says decision on British law will have to wait". The Independent. Independent Print Limited. Retrieved 1 July 2013.