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# broadcaster - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Graham Norton ranks as third-highest earning BBC presenter

The BBC revealed its list of 10 highest earning presenters.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Naturalist and TV personality David Bellamy dies aged 86

In a statement, the director of the foundation he co-founded described Bellamy as a “larger-than-life character”.

# broadcaster - Friday 15 November, 2019

From The42 BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights Big Money Deal

BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights

The network will show European football’s top club competitions in Ireland and the UK from 2021-2024.

# broadcaster - Monday 4 November, 2019

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career

From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.

# broadcaster - Friday 6 September, 2019

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation

RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes told staff it “will no longer be possible to continue as we are.”

# broadcaster - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From The42 You probably won't be able to watch La Liga on Sky Sports from next season on TV Times

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Newcomer Eleven Sports have struck a three-year deal.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

# broadcaster - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears

The Sunday Independent reported today that an invitation for Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to appear on Tv3 show The Restaurant next year had been withdrawn.

# broadcaster - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One

Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.

# broadcaster - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# broadcaster - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times Marty Morrissey proved himself to be a national treasure Marty Party

# broadcaster - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee? State Broadcaster This post contains a poll

Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?

The station says Ireland’s is the lowest in western Europe.

# broadcaster - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva

Johnny Lyons was discovered dead at his Dublin apartment yesterday. He had been off work recovering from a broken ankle.

# broadcaster - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault Handbags

RTÉ has responded to Graham Linehan's Twitter assault

The Father Ted writer called the broadcaster “a joke”.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ's new international player

The RTÉ fans wanted to know why they couldn’t watch their favourite shows on the existing player.

# broadcaster - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week

The two-day event will take place in Temple Bar’s Filmbase.

# broadcaster - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland

UTV Ireland, which is set to start broadcasting in early 2015, said recruitment is going exceptionally well.

# broadcaster - Sunday 30 March, 2014

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

# broadcaster - Friday 30 August, 2013

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" - Pat Kenny on his new show

The veteran broadcaster will begin his new show on Newstalk next week.

# broadcaster - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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

The national broadcaster’s autumn schedule includes Des Bishop going to China, a new Gabriel Byrne thriller, and a look at the biggest labour dispute in Irish history.

# broadcaster - Sunday 17 February, 2013

From The42 President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin Tributes

President leads tributes to late broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin

The GAA broadcaster and journalist has passed away at the age of 89. He took over the Sunday night programme from his father in 1948.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Victims launch legal action against BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate

Lawyers for 31 of the alleged victims of sexual abuse say they have taken the first steps in what could be a major legal action.

# broadcaster - Monday 24 December, 2012

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air

John Bruton said that public anger at political decisions does not give people the right to abuse TDs.

# broadcaster - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89 RIP

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89

British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away peacefully at his West Sussex home earlier today, according to a family statement.

# broadcaster - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

The 72-year-old broadcaster has hit back at media reports that said he was very close to dying.

# broadcaster - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte

The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.

# broadcaster - Thursday 3 May, 2012

RTÉ set for €50m deficit in 2012, says minister

The Minister for Communications told Dáil that key restructuring elements must be put in place this year at RTÉ.

# broadcaster - Thursday 26 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’ TV

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’

Launching its spring schedule, the station says it will be concentrating on its ‘Big Week’ theme – which will see the biggest shows in entertainment shown each day.

# broadcaster - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Marian Finucane defends six-figure RTÉ salary

Broadcaster rejected criticism of her perceived working hours: “Would you say to the editor of the Sunday Times that he works one day a week?”