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The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1973.
- February – The Broadcasting Review Committee published an interim report recommending the establishment of a second television channel for the Republic of Ireland. It is envisaged that it will broadcast a mix of domestic and foreign programming.
- 14 March – Dr Conor Cruise O'Brien is appointed Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.
- Undated – Figures published in the RTÉ Annual Report suggest that 77% (542,000) of households in the Republic of Ireland now have a television set. Of these 530,000 have a television licence and 27,000 have colour televisions.
- 5 April – The Jetsons (1962–1963, 1985–1987)
- 18 June – If the Cap Fits (1973)
- 22 September – Sports Stadium (1973–1997)
- 5 October – The Adventures of Babar (1968)
- 6 January – Sesame Street (1969–present)
- Undated – If the Cap Fits (1973)
- 23 May – Ryan Tubridy, broadcaster and writer
- 24 June – Brendan Courtney, television presenter and stylist
- 24 August – Jenny Huston, radio and television presenter
- 5 November – Gráinne Seoige, television presenter
- 14 December – Amanda Byram, television personality
- Undated – Sybil Mulcahy, journalist and television presenter
- Undated – Tomas O'Suilleabhain, actor
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