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Exclusive: Stepping up to the plate

TV3 managing director Pat Kiely on a new schedule, new owner and planned merger with UTV Ireland

17th July, 2016
Pat Kiely, managing director of TV3, says the station plans to expand its current affairs coverage in the autumn Picture: Fergal Phillips

It is time for TV3 to take its seat at the top table, according to its managing director, Pat Kiely.

“I grew up with TV3 being the radical underdog. I believe we are earning our right to be at the same table as the biggest players in Ireland,” he said.

Kiely, who has been with TV3 since it launched in 1998, was a happy man last week. He has taken over as managing...

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