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#Kevin Bakhurst

# kevin-bakhurst - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

RTÉ's deputy director general Kevin Bakhurst to leave for UK regulator job

Bakhurst was acting director-general for a time, but lost out on the permanent position in the role.

# kevin-bakhurst - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

The RTE news was delayed for 10 minutes when tech gremlins struck...

Which meant reading the news via script. Eileen Dunne handled things like a pro though…

# kevin-bakhurst - Monday 18 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# kevin-bakhurst - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

'If you put two pigs flying up O'Connell Street it'd be the number one news item on RTE'

Point-scoring was the order of the day as RTE appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today to discuss alleged bias in its coverage.

# kevin-bakhurst - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

RTE's Morning Edition is axed due to "financial pressure"

Presenter Keelin Shanley to front RTÉ Radio 1′s Late Debate from January.

# kevin-bakhurst - Thursday 25 April, 2013

RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage

Kevin Bakhurst said the cost of covering the change of Pope was €100,000 less than on the last occasion in 2005.

# kevin-bakhurst - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

RTÉ reveals new presenter for morning news programme

Keelin Shanley will front a new morning news programme on RTÉ One television and RTÉ News Now in the new year.

# kevin-bakhurst - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# kevin-bakhurst - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Reilly for Finance Minister? Too warm a welcome for RTÉ’s new MD of news?

New RTÉ head hails 'great people' after staff warned over tweets

Staff at the State broadcaster used Twitter to congratulate Kevin Bakhurst on his new role before being warned by the chief news editor to rein it in.

# kevin-bakhurst - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Kevin Bakhurst appointed RTÉ's new MD of News and Current Affairs

The current deputy head of the BBC newsroom and controller of the BBC News Channel will take up his new role in the autumn.