1995 in Irish television
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The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1995.
- 13 May – For the third year running, Ireland hosts the Eurovision Song Contest. This year marks the 40th event, presented by Mary Kennedy from The Point Theatre, Dublin. The BBC had offered to stage this year's Contest as a joint venture with RTÉ in Belfast as RTÉ were concerned they would not be able to afford the cost of hosting a third consecutive Contest. Ultimately an agreement was made that the BBC would host the 1996 event should Ireland win for a fourth time. However, it was won by Norway. The winning song was the mostly instrumental piece, Nocturne, by Secret Garden, although the group's violinist, Fionnuala Sherry, is Irish.
- July – RTÉ appoints Mark Little as its first Washington Correspondent.
- 31 August – BBC 1 Northern Ireland airs the pilot of its satirical comedy series Give My Head Peace. The programme was later commissioned as a series in 1998.
- 19 May – Millionaire (1995)
- 8 September – Upwardly Mobile (1995–1997)
- Undated – Nuacht RTÉ (1995–present)
- Undated – 2TV (1995-2000s)
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)
- Echo Island (1994–1999)
Ending this year
- 1 September – Millionaire (1995)
- 21 September – Frank Hall, broadcaster, journalist, satirist and film censor
- "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". Rte.ie. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
- O'Connor, John Kennedy (2007). The Eurovision Song Contest: The Official History. UK: Carlton Books. p. 140. ISBN 978-1-84442-994-3.