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# frontline - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ On The Frontline

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ

Shock, shock and a bit more SHOCK.

# frontline - Sunday 31 March, 2013

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

# frontline - Monday 18 March, 2013

Frontline workers ramp up campaign against Croke Park 2

Gardaí, nurses and firefighters will see their pay cut by between 3 and 11 per cent under the pay deal, says the 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance.

# frontline - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# frontline - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.

# frontline - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

RTÉ publishes working document of Frontline Presidential Debate review

The review team found that the chosen format for audience selection was not appropriate, but did not find bias or partiality on part of the Frontline team.

# frontline - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?

The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…

# frontline - Thursday 22 November, 2012

RTÉ reiterates apology to Seán Gallagher, will publish report document

It said it would publish the complete report of the editorial review of the Frontline Presidential Debate, after it was requested by the BAI earlier today.

Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.

# frontline - Sunday 18 November, 2012

RTÉ accepts findings of review of the Frontline Presidential debate

RTÉ said it “regrets the mistakes made in the preparation and in the broadcast of the programme” and that the production “was less rigorous than it should have been”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# frontline - Friday 5 October, 2012

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers?

Fianna Fáil will table a bill today which would set a minimum sentence of five years for anyone convicted of assaulting an on-duty emergency worker.

# frontline - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Tubridy, Homeland, and Love/Hate: RTE announces its new schedule

There’s a couple of unusual programmes lined up in RTE’s autumn schedule which was announced this afternoon.

# frontline - Monday 21 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: 10 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty, or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

# frontline - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTÉ: Full statement on “two very serious editorial failures”

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

# frontline - Friday 16 March, 2012

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# frontline - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

‘Subversive website’ comments taken out of context – FF Senator

Marc Mac Sharry said yesterday that certain online forums amounted to “legalised subversion of the State” but insisted today his comments were taken out of context.

# frontline - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme – Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# frontline - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over ‘deeply disturbing’ Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?

There have been calls for a further inquiry over claims that an audience member was encouraged to ask a hostile question. So what do you think?

Fianna Fáil call for inquiry over RTÉ Frontline debate

The party said an independent investigator should be appointed, after new claims emerged over the treatment of Seán Gallagher.

# frontline - Sunday 11 March, 2012

McGuinness blames Gallagher’s undoing on ‘lack of credibility’ – and not RTÉ

Commentators and candidates should respect the democratic decision of the electorate, said the Sinn Féin politician.

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is ‘not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence’

The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims

Gallagher also said he is considering legal action after new reports emerged over the controversial presidential debate.

# frontline - Friday 9 March, 2012

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher… says RTE Board

The Board of RTE has said it fully accepts the findings of the BAI and that it is bringing in new guidelines on social media to ensure ‘Tweetgate’ doesn’t happen again.

# frontline - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Rabbitte lost for words at ‘innuendo’ of vested interest in Gallagher probe

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming accuses Rabbitte of having a “personal financial vested interest” in the Presidential election.

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.

# frontline - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline ‘mistakes’

Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.

# frontline - Friday 24 February, 2012

Michael Noonan’s wife Florence dies aged 68

Condolences have been expressed by the Taoiseach on the passing of the Finance Minister’s wife.

# frontline - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Taoiseach: public sector retirements will not affect frontline services

The Taoiseach played down the effect of the departures on public services in the Dáil this morning saying 97 per cent of workers will remain in their jobs.

# frontline - Monday 14 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# frontline - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Reality-TV star V ex-IRA warlord: the international view on #Aras11

Here’s what the world’s media is saying about the pop star, poet, reality-TV star, ex-IRA chief and gay-rights crusader vying to be the next President of Ireland.

# frontline - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s final presidential debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s final presidential debate?

The seven men and women who want to be president clashed for the final time last night, but who came out on top?

Video: Gallagher’s odds of winning lengthen following Frontline controversy Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Video: Gallagher’s odds of winning lengthen following Frontline controversy

The candidate’s campaign team declined to comment about the controversial confrontation involving Martin McGuinness and a €5k cheque for Fianna Fáil.

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