The functions and duties of the TG4 Audience Council are set out in Section 96 of the Broadcasting Act 2009.
The Council’s main function is to represent to the board the views and interests of the general public with regard to public service broadcasting. The Act directs the Council to make an annual report to the Minister for Communications, to the board and to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
The inaugural TG4 Audience Council was appointed in February 2010 and has the following membership:
Joe Connolly (Chair, member of TG4 Board), Pluincéad Ó Fearraigh, Emer Nic Fhionghaile, Majella Uí Ghallchóir, Lorcán Ó Callaráin, Nóirín Bhreathnach, Pádraig Ó Tuairisg, Brenda Ní Shúilleabháin, Máire Uí Laoire, Rebecca Ní Chearnaigh, Máire Seó Breathnach, Eoghan Ó Súilleabháin, Colm Ó Méalóid, Dónal Mac an Ailín, Caoimhe Ní Mháirtín.