‘Conflict of interest’ fears held up RTÉ board appointments for months

Television producer Larry Bass, who resigned from the board of the national broadcaster last week, was delayed in taking up his position earlier this year when RTÉ voiced concerns to the Minister for Communications

26th September, 2021
‘Conflict of interest’ fears held up RTÉ board appointments for months
Larry Bass, the owner of the ShinAwiL television production company, resigned from the board of RTÉ last week after other board members expressed concerns over a conflict of interest

The appointment of new RTÉ board members was held up for four months after the national broadcaster expressed concerns about the potential for conflicts of interests, the Business Post has learned.

Last week, the controversy over the most recent board appointments took a further twist with the resignation of Larry Bass, the owner of the ShinAwiL television production company, which produces Dancing with the Stars for RTÉ.

Following his departure, Bass...

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