Rte.ie Site Title

RTÉ Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster

Rte.ie Meta Description

RTÉ news brings you the latest Irish news, world news, international news and up to the minute reports on breaking Irish news stories and news from around the world. Watch and listen to Irish news stories on our video and audio streams.

Rte.ie Test Results

rte.ie Mobile Usability: 99/100

Quick overview:
Size tap targets appropriately
Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <span class="dot">.</span> and 1 others are close to other tap targets .
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rte.ie Mobile Speed: 48/100

Quick overview:
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Your page has 3 blocking script resources and 4 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
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Use asynchronous versions of the following scripts:
http://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Source+Sans+Pro:400,400i,600,700,700i|Montserrat:400,600
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Leverage browser caching
Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
http://aws.socialhoney.co/metrics/ctr/list/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5ydGUuaWUv (expiration not specified)
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Enable compression
Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 5.6KiB (72% reduction).
Compressing http://aws.socialhoney.co/metrics/ctr/list/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5ydGUuaWUv could save 4.2KiB (76% reduction).
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Minify CSS
Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 5.1KiB (16% reduction).
Minifying http://dj.rasset.ie/dotie/css/style.css?v=20170426v5 could save 5.1KiB (16% reduction) after compression.
Minify JavaScript
Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 4.2KiB (30% reduction).
Minifying http://cdn.socialhoney.co/widget/sh-rte.js could save 4.2KiB (30% reduction) after compression.
Minify HTML
Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained in it, can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify HTML for the following resources to reduce their size by 3.1KiB (16% reduction).
Minifying http://www.rte.ie/ could save 3.1KiB (16% reduction) after compression.
Optimize images
Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 1KiB (93% reduction).
Compressing http://www.rte.ie/static/images/advertising/ad.gif could save 1KiB (93% reduction).
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