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Joe Mulholland was a heavy hitter in Irish television for a long time and has left an important mark.

27th November, 2004

Joe Mulholland was a heavy hitter in Irish television for a long time and has left an important mark.

It was he who gave teeth to television investigative journalism while editor of Today Tonight, the precursorof PrimeTime, in the 1980s.

As editor of RTE News, both radio and television, he gave an energy to the newsroom it previously lacked. For a considerable while, it was the centre of excellence in Irish journalism.

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