Mick Mccaffrey

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The RTÉ marketing campaign, which begins on Wednesday night, will seek to draw a clear distinction between the work of Irish reporters and ‘the noise out there’

RTÉ News is launching a “truth matters” marketing campaign today to highlight the critical role of Irish journalism amid an “infodemic” of Covid-19 mi(...)

Virgin Media Television head of news and sport Mick McCaffrey: ‘In normal times, you would never consider putting news up against RTÉ’s Six-One.’ Photograph: Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography.

The news at Virgin Media Television is that there is now more news than ever – and it’s not all down to the Dr Tony Holohan show. The broadcaster’s n(...)

Claire Brock will present the new 8pm news bulletin on Virgin Media One (TV3). Photograph: Brian McEvoy

News and current affairs will be boosted and there will be a Reeling in the Years-style look back at Ireland’s recent past in the first autumn season (...)

Pat Kiely: “If this market doesn’t encourage and promote competition, and if the Government feels that supporting a dominant player is the way broadcasting flaws in Ireland will be sorted, then we have a problem.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pat Kiely, TV3 Group’s managing director, has a printout of an RTÉ press release beside him. “It really wound me up,” he admits. “We read recently th(...)

Ursula Halligan is stepping down as political editor at TV3. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

One of Ireland’s best-known television journalists, Ursula Halligan, is to step down as TV3’s political editor at the end of next month after nearly t(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten joins news presenter Colette Fitzpatrick at the official opening of TV3’s upgraded Studio One in Ballymount. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

TV3 will reintroduce weekend news bulletins from next month as part of a revamp of its news service, 3News Ireland. The move was confirmed as Ministe(...)

A still from TV3 Group’s new advertising campaign: disgruntled viewers can see new and returning shows being promoted in the British media, yet can’t find them anywhere on the TV3/3e/Be3 schedules.

A giant “3” floats on the horizon promising “a new world of TV”. It’s an ad campaign for TV3 Group, hashtagged #powerof3 to reflect the fact that the (...)

Mick McCaffrey, new head of 3 News Ireland at TV3 Group

Mick McCaffrey, the news editor at UTV Ireland for the past two years, has been appointed head of TV3’s news service 3 News Ireland. The move follows(...)

David Speedie arriving at the Four Courts  for his  High Court action for damages. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A High Court jury has awarded €85,000 in damages to former Premier League footballer David Speedie over a newspaper article which they found defamed h(...)

David Speedie at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

A jury in the High Court defamation action by a former English Premier League footballer will continue to consider their verdict on Monday. The jury w(...)

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