The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1984.
- 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.
- 25 June – The Edison Twins (1984–1986)
- 29 June – The Doombolt Chase (1978)
- 16 July – Heathcliff and Marmaduke (1981)
- 2 November – Davis at Large (1984–1986)
- 24 December – The Snowman (1982)
- Undated – MT-USA (1984–1987)
- Undated - Masquerade (1983-1984)
Ongoing television programmesEdit
- 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)
- Bosco (1979–1998)
- The Sunday Game (1979–present)
- "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". Rte.ie. Retrieved 2 January 2012.