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“Pat Kenny has made it clear that he has felt insulted, patronised and abandoned by RTÉ management. The only surprise is that he still has the energy to do something about it.” Photograph: RTÉ

This is another article about Ireland’s most senior broadcaster, Pat Kenny, moving from his media home of 41 years, RTÉ, to an upstart radio station, (...)

Graham Norton was in Ahakista, west Cork, where he acted as compere at a table quiz for his local community festival.

BBC star Graham Norton has wished radio presenter Pat Kenny all the best with his decision to move to Newstalk. Mr Norton was the star attraction in A(...)

 Pat Kenny will be expected to attract more than 150,000 listeners from the outset

Pat Kenny’s defection to Newstalk will be an intriguing test of his star wattage. Tom Dunne, who will be shifted to another part of the station’s s(...)

Chewed up, spat out, Friday after Friday: Pat Kenny in the Late Late Show studio

An irony about Pat Kenny’s move to an independent broadcaster is that if, in a parallel Ireland, he had forged his career in the unforgiving world of (...)

Prepare for lift-off: Pat Kenny in studio at RTÉ. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone. Prevent the Liveline yapping with its daily moan. Silence the detractors, and with a muffin or scone, look(...)

Jim Jennings, acting MD of RTÉ Radio.    Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“Ah listen, interesting times,” says RTÉ Radio’s acting managing director Jim Jennings, alluding to the Pat Kenny-shaped elephant in the room befor(...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny speaking during a video interview when it was announced that he is leaving RTE to join Newstalk

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny is believed to have felt “disrespected” by senior management at RTÉ for a long time prior to his announcement yesterday (...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny: He spanned both entertainment and current affairs, though he was  more suited to the latter

Pat Kenny was, for many years, the perfect man for RTÉ and theirs was a 41-year-marriage with more ups than downs. He spanned both entertainmen(...)

Pat Kenny tears up unwanted Late Late Toy Show tickets.

Some of the broadcaster’s memorable moments from tearing up toy show tickets to that Charlotte Church joke

Pat Kenny in the Late Late show studio

Statement issued by Pat Kenny on his leaving RTE:“Having been an on air presence on RTÉ radio and television for all of my broadcasting life, I have n(...)

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