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Richard Downes to become the new Charlie Bird

News from RTE that Morning Ireland’s excellent presenter Richard Downes will be packing his bags and heading to the USA as the station’s new Washington corr. Here’s hoping he’ll make a better fist of the gig than The Bird, who …

Mon, Apr 26, 2010, 16:17

   

News from RTE that Morning Ireland’s excellent presenter Richard Downes will be packing his bags and heading to the USA as the station’s new Washington corr. Here’s hoping he’ll make a better fist of the gig than The Bird, who really only came into his own when he went hunting down Irish bankers in Cape Cod.