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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# Takeover
'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'
Looking back over the past 24 months, former staff say they are proud of what they achieved at the channel.
# ireland live
UTV Ireland will broadcast live for the last time this evening
The channel will be replaced on Monday morning with a new “female orientated” channel called Be3.
# Changes
TV3 rebrand: Children's programmes are moving to the broadcaster's new channel
The broadcasting group has elected to move its children’s programming to its new “female focused” station Be3.
# Makeover
UTV Ireland is to be relaunched... as the "female orientated" Be3
There has been no official word as yet on potential redundancies from UTV Ireland.
# Acquisition
Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised
UTV Ireland currently employs 61 permanent staff.
# changing channels
UTV Ireland and TV3 will soon be part of one big company. What will that mean for viewers?
More soaps? Changes to news? More Pat Kenny?
# battle of the airwaves
UTV Ireland is being sold to the company that already owns TV3
Virgin Media is paying €10 million for Ireland’s newest television station.
# mary curtis
The head of UTV Ireland has resigned
The station has gone through some tough times since launching at the beginning of last year
# rural crime
Man describes son being punched in the face during home invasion
A new UTV Ireland documentary takes a look at rural crime around the country.
# Annus Horribilis
Things are going from bad to worse at UTV Ireland
Now the ‘speculation’ around the station’s sale has hurt the fledgling channel.
# changing channel
UTV is selling its entire TV operation to ITV for £100 million
UTV will keep control of its UK and Ireland radio stations.
# the clit one news
A clitoris and Jeremy Corbyn were mentioned on UTV Ireland's news and nobody noticed
Thorough analysis of the situation.
# them upstairs
Here's why TV3 isn't showing Downton Abbey on Sunday nights
It’s Wednesdays from here on in.
# one is not amused
UTV Ireland didn't air Downton Abbey last night, and people were RAGING
The channel doesn’t have the rights to the show (produced by its sister channel ITV) in Ireland.
# pk in the ground
Pat Kenny's show on UTV Ireland has been given the axe
Pat Kenny In The Round won’t return for a second season.
# win some lose some
UTV Ireland has dragged its owner's whole TV business into the red
But at Ireland’s biggest publisher, things are starting to look up.
# airwaves
Just eight months after it was launched, is UTV Ireland about to be sold?
Something’s brewing, but the company isn’t giving much away.
# On the telly
What on Earth is going on at UTV Ireland? We had 12 questions for the station's chief
Viewers are “confused” about the new channel, Michael Wilson says.
# inbox me
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about Greek dramas, house prices and UTV Ireland’s woes.
# tough crowd
UTV Ireland is slipping deeper and deeper into trouble
Audience figures for its main news bulletin have gone into free-fall.
# Sold
Desperate times? UTV sells off radio station Juice FM 'to cope with the mounting losses from UTV Ireland'
The company is selling off assets in order to “reduce existing group indebtedness”.
# newsflash
UTV Ireland is set to hit us with a whole lot of news
After admitting the the channel’s first months have been somewhat ‘slow’, station chiefs are shaking up its news and current affairs coverage.
# not tuned in
Things are not quite going to plan inside UTV Ireland
It is expecting to lose twice as much money as predicted this year.
UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton's world title defence
The Belfast boxer takes on Chris Avalos on 28 February.
# Prime Numbers
Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?
# corrie time
Lots of people are watching UTV Ireland's big soaps. But not much else...
But the new station has taken a chunk out of TV3′s audience.
You'll be able to watch 'Good Morning Britain' on UTV Ireland from next week
Bad news if you happen to enjoy Loose Women first thing in the morning.
# utv ireland
UTV Ireland didn't show the National Television Awards tonight and people are NOT happy
But who won BEST SOAP?
# Your Say
Poll: Have you been tuning into UTV Ireland?
Have you caught up with Pat since his return to Irish TV? Are you getting your nightly news fix from Alison and Chris?
# Anchorman
Off The Ball presenter Ger Gilroy joins UTV Ireland's sports team
Newtalk’s sports editor will line out with Marie Crowe and Bernard O’Toole for a weekly slot on Friday nights.
# van watch
UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot
# new kid in town
UTV Ireland's first news bulletin aired this evening - how was it?
The reaction has been largely quite good.
# where's julian
6 essential answers about Foyle's War, sport and other UTV Ireland concerns
What’s the story with Broadchurch?
# utv ireland
Here are the details on Ireland's latest news programmes which start tonight
Will you be tuning in?
# shaking it up
RTÉ studios set for €3 million revamp as competition ramps up
The broadcaster has put out a public tender notice for the work to be carried out.
# bye bye julian
No, you can't watch the original UTV on Irish telly any more
But there IS a workaround if you have Sky.
# utv ireland
Here's how Twitter reacted to the UTV Ireland launch last night
You need a bit more than Emmerdale to enchant the Irish public. Who knew?!
# it's here
It's here - UTV Ireland will go live this evening
Programming will start at 7.25pm this evening – with a short introduction to Emmerdale.
# nothing but blue skies
This actress, presenter and voice-over artist will be the face of UTV weather in 10 days
Jenny Buckley is the latest hire announced by the new Irish station.
# Pat Kenny
Q&A with Pat Kenny: His new UTV Ireland show, Fair City and would he ever get into politics?
We also get into Ray D’arcy and his first time on a bus shelter…