RTE reverberating with relief as Varadkar goes forth

What was that sound, that thundering whoosh-wheee you heard last Wednesday afternoon?

12th March, 2011

What was that sound, that thundering whoosh-wheee you heard last Wednesday afternoon?

It was the enormous sigh of relief from RTE that it was spared the tender attentions of young Leo Varadkar, appointed, not to the communications brief, but to transport, and thus well away from RTE’s budget.

Also, two huge threats to RTE’s licence fee income in the Fine Gael manifesto - a pledge that TG4 would be funded from the licence...

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