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mike65 wrote: »
Stop joking will ya.
InchicoreDude wrote: »
Where does leave Tom Dunne?
JamesReeves wrote: »
Pat Kenny is to leave RTÉ and will take up employment with Newstalk, ending a 41-year career with the national broadcaster.
Mr Kenny was the presenter of numerous highly-rated news and current affairs programmes in RTÉ across four decades.
Among the shows he presented during his time with RTÉ Radio and Television were Today with Pat Kenny, The Late Late Show, Kenny Live, Frontline and Today Tonight.
He was also co-presenter of the Eurovision Song contest in 1988.Mr Kenny has courted controversy in recent years given the scale of his salary at a time when RTÉ was attempting to reduce its deficit and presenter salary scales.
His salary was €630,000 in 2011, €729,604 in 2009 and €950,976 in 2008.
His departure follows contract negotiations that have been ongoing for several months.
JonathanAnon wrote: »
Just thinking... It will be interesting to see what will happen with the John Murray /Miriam Show now.. I think Pat has been carrying them..
Only Moncreiff to avoid on Newstalk now.. Get rid of him and I can leave the radio on NT for the day.
Ol' Donie wrote: »
What the hell?? Pat Kenny taking over the Tom Dunne slot? Am i going insane or did i just hear that??