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#Director General

# director-general - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Warning over GAA team spending and Euro 2020 to impact on Croke Park concerts
# Ryan Report
From The42
# Ryan Report

Warning over GAA team spending and Euro 2020 to impact on Croke Park concerts

Feb 11th 2020, 6:47 PM 7,354 Views 2 Comments

The GAA are also set to name their new second-tier football championship at the end of February.

22% increase in gate receipts fuels 2019 GAA revenue reaching €73m
# Show Me The Money
From The42
# Show Me The Money

22% increase in gate receipts fuels 2019 GAA revenue reaching €73m

Feb 11th 2020, 12:56 PM 18,356 Views 38 Comments

The 2019 Director-General and Financial reports were issued today by the GAA.

# director-general - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Paul Reid is the HSE's new director general
# Fingal County Council
# Fingal County Council

Paul Reid is the HSE's new director general

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:02 PM 19,936 Views 21 Comments

Varadkar said that Reid “developed a strong reputation as a dynamic and ambitious leader, who was always up for a challenge”.

# director-general - Friday 11 May, 2018

Tony O’Brien has posted a video saying goodbye to HSE staff
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Tony O’Brien has posted a video saying goodbye to HSE staff

May 11th 2018, 6:46 PM 27,605 Views 52 Comments

O’Brien announced his resignation last night after coming under pressure over the smear test scandal.

John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily
# New Face
# New Face

John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily

May 11th 2018, 5:26 PM 18,948 Views 49 Comments

Connaghan was previously the deputy director general and chief operating officer at the HSE.

# director-general - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Two-tier football championship, counties joining up and Dublin funding
# Hot Seat
From The42
# Hot Seat

Two-tier football championship, counties joining up and Dublin funding

Apr 18th 2018, 2:04 PM 6,381 Views 6 Comments

New Director-General Tom Ryan was discussing some of the GAA’s long-term concerns in Croke Park yesterday.

'You can try and set the tone, and set a culture. I’m not sure penalties are the way to go about it.'
# Club Call
From The42
# Club Call

'You can try and set the tone, and set a culture. I’m not sure penalties are the way to go about it.'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,283 Views 4 Comments

New Director-General Tom Ryan on the difficulties in improving the lot of club players.

# director-general - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split
# Dubs Divide
From The42
# Dubs Divide

'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:09 PM 6,218 Views 27 Comments

Páraic Duffy’s annual report was released this morning.

# director-general - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Business degree no longer required as GAA extend search for new Director-General
# Top Brass
From The42
# Top Brass

Business degree no longer required as GAA extend search for new Director-General

Jan 9th 2018, 12:10 PM 15,300 Views 34 Comments

The deadline for applications has been pushed to 19 January after some confusion over the criteria.

# director-general - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster
# The Way Forward
# The Way Forward

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:31 AM 35,936 Views 271 Comments

Dee Forbes announced the job cuts would come as the company merged different divisions together.

# director-general - Friday 5 August, 2016

'There is no magic-bullet, no easy solution to this' - Football championship problems
# A New Era
From The42
# A New Era

'There is no magic-bullet, no easy solution to this' - Football championship problems

Aug 5th 2016, 7:30 AM 2,893 Views 16 Comments

Duffy believes the new proposal is ‘modest’ and ‘sensible’.

# director-general - Friday 1 April, 2016

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ
# Cork Native
# Cork Native

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ

Apr 1st 2016, 5:54 PM 21,020 Views 70 Comments

She will take over from Noel Curran.

# director-general - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The head of RTE is stepping down...
# 7 Months Til Retirement
# 7 Months Til Retirement

The head of RTE is stepping down...

Oct 20th 2015, 11:37 AM 11,398 Views 38 Comments

Noel Curran has been director general at the broadcaster since 2011.

# director-general - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years
# Gone
# Gone

Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years

Apr 30th 2014, 6:25 PM 11,314 Views 33 Comments

Paxman will present his last edition of the late-night news programme in June.

# director-general - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time
# Question Time
# Question Time

RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time

Mar 26th 2014, 7:40 AM 11,524 Views 10 Comments

Director General Noel Curran will field questions about a number of issues before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

# director-general - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Noel Curran to be RTÉ's Director General for another four years
# On The Air
# On The Air

Noel Curran to be RTÉ's Director General for another four years

Feb 4th 2014, 5:23 PM 5,836 Views 28 Comments

Minister Rabbitte said that Curran’s performance has “been of the highest standard”.

# director-general - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

GAA stadium improvements for RWC would need government funding
# Synergy
From The42
# Synergy

GAA stadium improvements for RWC would need government funding

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 4,392 Views 19 Comments

Director General, Páraic Duffy, says six of the organisation’s grounds are likely to be used in the bid.

# director-general - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Paraic Duffy: 'The passion and anxiety about games for me comes from Monaghan'
# Grassroots Fan
From The42
# Grassroots Fan

Paraic Duffy: 'The passion and anxiety about games for me comes from Monaghan'

Jan 12th 2014, 6:15 PM 2,931 Views 1 Comment

The GAA’s Director-General on his passion for GAA in his native county.

# director-general - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’

Apr 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,119 Views 7 Comments

Dublin defender Ger Brennan believes the GAA disciplinary processes could be speeded up.

# director-general - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,069 Views 2 Comments

The GAA’s Director-General has admitted it is a huge concern the financial pressures that are being put on the grassroots of the association.

# director-general - Monday 7 January, 2013

Duffy admits that yellow card rule may be reviewed
# Experiment
From The42
# Experiment

Duffy admits that yellow card rule may be reviewed

Jan 7th 2013, 12:20 PM 791 Views 0 Comments

The GAA Director-General also insists that Hawkeye has to be used in inter-county championship games this year.

# director-general - Sunday 11 November, 2012

BBC Director General George Entwistle quits over 'shoddy journalism'
# BBC
# BBC

BBC Director General George Entwistle quits over 'shoddy journalism'

Nov 11th 2012, 9:31 AM 4,433 Views 10 Comments

The resignation comes just months after he took over the top job.

# director-general - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Duffy warns counties against imposing ticket levies
# Cost
From The42
# Cost

Duffy warns counties against imposing ticket levies

Sep 19th 2012, 11:50 AM 4,316 Views 7 Comments

The price of tickets has come up for debate ahead of next Sunday’s All-Ireland football final.

# director-general - Monday 16 July, 2012

Duffy: "There was nothing sneaky or dishonest about the way that the GAA dealt with this matter."
# Sneaky
From The42
# Sneaky

Duffy: "There was nothing sneaky or dishonest about the way that the GAA dealt with this matter."

Jul 16th 2012, 10:08 AM 1,447 Views 4 Comments

The GAA Director-General has reacted against the views expressed by Kildare manager Kieran McGeeney after yesterday’s All-Ireland qualifier.

# director-general - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

BBC to save £221k in salary costs as new Director-General appointed
# Top Job
# Top Job

BBC to save £221k in salary costs as new Director-General appointed

Jul 4th 2012, 12:58 PM 2,405 Views 19 Comments

From journalism trainee to top honcho: George Entwistle has been at the BBC for 23 years.

# director-general - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute

May 23rd 2012, 2:21 PM 3,000 Views 27 Comments

The independent NUI senator says calling on Tom Savage and Noel Curran to step down shows a “PR approach to politics”.

# director-general - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Call for RTÉ Director General to resign
# Fr Kevin Reynolds
# Fr Kevin Reynolds

Call for RTÉ Director General to resign

May 22nd 2012, 6:21 PM 2,711 Views 10 Comments

RTÉ faced an all-party Oireachtas Committee today for the second time, where calls were made for Director General Noel Curran to resign – and where Tom Savage was quizzed on his role as a communications guru outside of RTÉ.

# director-general - Thursday 29 March, 2012

RTE to cut top presenter pay by at least 30 per cent
# Cuts
# Cuts

RTE to cut top presenter pay by at least 30 per cent

Mar 29th 2012, 5:55 PM 7,696 Views 54 Comments

The salaries of the top twenty presenters are to be cut by at least 30 per cent as part of a major plan to reduce costs, the Director General announced today.

# director-general - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

Oct 18th 2011, 10:59 AM 9,814 Views 110 Comments

Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…

# director-general - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

RTÉ names former TV boss as new director-general
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ names former TV boss as new director-general

Nov 9th 2010, 2:43 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

Noel Curran, who left RTÉ in May to work privately, will succeed Cathal Goan as the head of the national broadcaster.

# director-general - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Changes to GAA rule-making process possible
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Changes to GAA rule-making process possible

Aug 24th 2010, 12:59 PM 424 Views 0 Comments

Next annual congress to debate controversial ‘trialling’ rule advocated by Paraic Duffy.