How to Chromecast RTÉ Player on TV

Chromecast RTÉ Player
Chromecast RTÉ Player

RTÉ Player is a streaming service that includes both live and on-demand content as well. This service offers approximately more than 1000 Irish TV shows. Each content on RTÉ Player is made available between 7 to 21 days from the broadcast. This app also offers content from international broadcasting channels like ABC Australia, Epix, CBS, Warner Bros, and Lionsgate Television. RTÉ Player is a standalone app available for Android, iOS, and selected Smart TV models. As RTÉ Player is a Chromecast-compatible app, you can cast the app on any Chromecast-connected TV or Chromecast built-in TV.


Before proceeding, make sure the below things are ready.

  • Connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your TV and set up the Chromecast device.
  • If your TV has in-built Chromecast support, make sure to enable it.
  • Most importantly, ensure to connect the Chromecast device and the casting device (Smartphone / PC) to the same WiFi network.

How to Cast RTÉ Player on Chromecast from Android Phone

1. Install the RTE Player app on your Android Smartphone from the Google Play Store.

2. Ensure that your Chromecast-connected TV and your Android Smartphone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Install RTÉ Player

3. Launch the RTE Player app after installation and log in to your account.

4. Tap the Cast icon in the top right corner of the app.

Click Cast icon

5. Select your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.

6. Once the app screen is mirrored, play any content on the RTÉ Player app and stream it on your Chromecast-connected TV.

How to Cast RTÉ Player on Chromecast-connected TV using iPhone or iPad

1. From the App Store, install the RTE Player app on your iPhone or iPad.

2. Don’t forget to connect your iPhone or iPad, and Chromecast device to the same Wi-Fi network.

Download RTÉ Player

3. Open RTÉ Player after installation and sign in to your account.

4. Tap the Cast icon in the top right corner.

Chromecast RTÉ Player

5. Select the Chromecast device to mirror the app screen on the TV.

select your Chromecast

6. Once the connection is established, play your desired show on the RTÉ Player app and watch it on your TV.

How to Chromecast RTÉ Player from PC

1. Open the Chrome browser on your PC.

2. Visit the RTÉ Player website from a browser on your PC. (URL:

RTÉ Player website

3. Click on the Chrome (kebab icon) menu from the top right side of the browser.

4. Select the Cast option from the menu.


5. Select your Chromecast device from the list.

cast tab

6. Select Sources and tap the Cast tab option to cast the RTE Player website.

7. Now play any video on the RTÉ Player site, and it will be cast on the TV screen.

Features of RTÉ Player

  • The RTÉ Player offers content in different categories, such as News, Entertainment, Music, Culture, and more.
  • This app is equipped with a Parental Control option.
  • RTÉ Player also has a separate section for Kids.
  • Most of the videos on RTÉ Player have audio descriptions, Irish Sign Language, and subtitles support.
  • You can also add your favorite shows to Watch Later and can access them easily anytime.
  • Based on the user’s search history, the RTÉ Player recommends videos.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you Chromecast the RTE Player app?

Yes, you can Chromecast the RTE Player app.

2. How do I install the RTE Player on Chromecast with Google TV?

You can install the RTE Player on Google TV using the Downloader app.