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#Noel Curran

# noel-curran - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The head of RTE is stepping down...

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

# noel-curran - Monday 18 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

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

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

# noel-curran - Thursday 1 August, 2013

RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit

The staff cuts contributed to cost reductions of €18 million last year but the station still reported a net deficit of €65.2 million last year.

# noel-curran - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

RTE stars paid "too much" says station boss

RTE director general Noel Curran said further cost reductions will be introduced next year.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Managing Director Clare Duignan leaves RTÉ Radio

Clare Duignan has decided not to renew her contract at the broadcaster.

# noel-curran - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

# noel-curran - Friday 21 September, 2012

RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs

The partnerships will save the broadcaster over €1 million, it says.

# noel-curran - Thursday 2 August, 2012

RTÉ deficit jumps to €16.8 million in 2011

But the chairman says the financial performance is creditable. He also said that confirming more investigative journalism is among the editorial priorities.

# noel-curran - Friday 6 July, 2012

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying Media This post contains videos

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying

Figures from RTÉ,, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic on the challenges – and innovations – lying ahead for digital news journalism.

# noel-curran - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

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

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

# noel-curran - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Call for RTÉ Director General to resign

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.

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case RTÉ This post contains videos

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case

Tom Savage and Noel Curran face more questions from TDs and senators over the Fr Reynolds defamation case.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey

The Communications Minister meets the board this morning in the wake of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s damning report into the ill-fated Prime Time Investigates programme.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Journalist and documentary-maker Mary Raftery dies

Raftery was best known for her documentaries and writing which shone a light on clerical sex abuse in Ireland.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

RTÉ to open archives to celebrate 50th anniversary

RTÉ launched TV50 yesterday to mark the year-long anniversary celebrations.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case

The broadcaster reached a settlement with Fr Kevin Reynolds after libelling him in a Prime Times Investigates programme earlier this year.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Today FM chief Willie O'Reilly to leave for RTÉ

He is to start with State broadcaster on 1 January in newly-created role of Group Commercial Director as RTÉ tries to drive commercial revenue.

# noel-curran - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

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…

# noel-curran - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

RTÉ names former TV boss as new director-general

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