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Broadcasting heavyweight showing no signs of slowing down

Pat Kenny has always tested the limits of his talents and ability

7th July, 2019

There was a seismic event in Donnybrook six years ago this month. Pat Kenny, 41 years with RTÉ, announced his departure for Newstalk 106. He had seemed joined at the hip with the national broadcaster. Gay Byrne called it a great loss. My suspicion was RTÉ was quietly pleased. Finally the commercial sector had poached a major star, justifying the generous salaries RTÉ had argued were necessary to retain talent. In any event, it was...

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