|Covid-19|2 January – Jim Mitchell is appointed Minister for Communications with responsibility for broadcasting.
February – Charlie Bird becomes the first reporter on RTÉ Television to prevent a news item via satellite when he reports from the Philippines on the imprisonment, trial and subsequent release of Fr. Niall O'Brien.
1–4 June – RTÉ presents live coverage of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's visit to Ireland. RTÉ sends twice-daily newsfeeds to Eurovision for world distribution during the visit. The coverage includes an interview with Reagan recorded in Washington for the programme Today Tonight and a special edition of Newstime which is broadcast on U.S. television.
2 November – Davis at Large (1984–1986)
Undated – MT-USA (1984–1987)
7 November – Leave It To Mrs O'Brien (1984–1986)
RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock (1961–present)
RTÉ News: Six One (1962–present)
The Late Late Show (1962–present)
Sports Stadium (1973–1997)
Trom agus Éadrom (1975–1985)
The Late Late Toy Show (1975–present)
RTÉ News on Two (1978–present)
The Sunday Game (1979–present)
Today Tonight (1982–1992)
The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
1984 in Irish television Wikipedia
The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1984.