DCTV is a not-for-profit cooperative

It is licensed by the BAI and broadcast on Virgin Media. DCTV is run by a voluntary Committee of Management on behalf of its Members

The key aims are

To develop and run a community television channel for Dublin and surrounding areas with the following goals:


To contribute in the context of equality and social inclusion, to the empowerment of communities of interest and geography, especially those facing disadvantage or exclusion, and to work together with them to achieve their social, economic, educational and cultural objectives.


To provide the means for full participation by communities and people of Dublin in the planning and running of the channel, AND at the same time to enhance their participation in the governance and development of the city.


To celebrate and enrich through programming the great diversity of cultures and communities of all kinds in Dublin AND to broaden the range, accessibility and diversity of content available to viewers, and especially minority audiences and interests that will educate, entertain, inform, provoke, innovate and challenge.

To enable and manage access to broadcasting infrastructure for programmes; to supply equipment and facilities; to support and engage in the production of programmes; to provide training and education in media production, processes and related matter; to establish archives and otherwise document and record community video and television; to cooperate and collaborate with others with similar goals, and to engage in any other activities and enterprise conducive to the attainment of the objectives of the society.

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