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Comment: Kenny's departure a blow for RTE

Pat Kenny’s shock move to Newstalk from RTÉ represents the first significant upset to the national broadcasters’ claim on its “star presenters”.

31st July, 2013
Pat Kenny moving from RTE to Newstalk

Pat Kenny’s shock move to Newstalk from RTÉ represents the first significant upset to the national broadcasters’ claim on its “star presenters”.

In bagging Kenny, Newstalk owner Communicorp has sent out a clear message to RTÉ’s highest-paid whose salaries are under fire that there are, apparently, alternatives.

RTE's Director-general Noel Curran said “every effort” was made to hold on to Kenny, who was a long-time occupant...

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