RTE in Crisis

Media Minister ‘deeply disappointed’ about being ‘misinformed’ on RTÉ exit packages

Position of RTÉ Chair Suin Ní Raghallaigh now in doubt as Catherine Martin demands fresh meeting

Catherine Martin, Media Minister failed to express confidence in chair of RTÉ board

Media Minister Catherine Martin has said she is “deeply disappointed” having been “misinformed” by the chair of the RTÉ board over exit packages for departing executives.

Speaking on RTÉ’s PrimeTime, Martin revealed that she has demanded a meeting with Suin Ní Raghallaigh on Friday to seek clarity as to why she was given incorrect information.

Martin’s comments and refusal to express confidence in the RTÉ chair have placed an unprecedented level of pressure on Ní ...