Tuesday August 4, 2020

Equality can wait – RTÉ won’t risk its cash cow

Ryan Tubridy speculated that the next presenter of The Late Late Show would be a woman. But change will not come soon to this male bastion

2nd June, 2019

Last Friday, the juggernaut that is The Late Late Show pulled into the sidings at Donnybrook for some rest and recuperation. Ryan Tubridy, at the helm now for a decade, will take time off along with his production crew.

For RTÉ, it’s the gift that keeps on giving, keeping the broadcaster top of mind while fulfilling its public service commitment. At a time when everything in media is changing, the Late Late carries on regardless,...

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