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# Catherine Martin

Last month
March 2024
Culture Minister has 'utmost respect for freedom of expression' as more acts pull out of SXSW festival
Former RTE chair sought phone call with minister hours before Prime Time appearance
Calls for Catherine Martin to answer Dáil questions as critics says minister's account is 'full of holes'
Terence O'Rourke confirmed as new chairman of RTÉ board as two other positions filled
Terence O'Rourke set to be appointed as new RTÉ chairperson
Former RTÉ chair says her 'enforced dismissal' seemed designed 'to damage her reputation'
Martin holds 'positive' meeting with RTÉ board as new CFO announced and another member leaves
Catherine Martin expected to meet RTÉ board today for first time since chair resigned
February 2024
Chair of Media Committee says questions still remain over departure of former RTÉ editor
RTÉ chair indicated ahead of Prime Time interview that she might resign, Media Committee told
Here’s a roundup of what you should know from tonight’s media committee hearing.
Catherine Martin grilled over Siún Ní Raghallaigh's resignation at Oireachtas Media Committee
The Minister told TDs and Senators that Siún Ní Raghallaigh had “indicated she might resign” ahead of Martin’s interview on Prime Time last Thursday.
Coalition leaders encourage former Sec Gen to appear before committee on latest RTÉ scandal
RTÉ staff to hold rally tomorrow, as opposition TDs say latest crisis is Media Minister's 'own making'
A roundup of the current RTÉ crisis (and what happens next) that you can read in four minutes flat
We take a look at where we are with the latest RTÉ drama and look at the questions facing the Minister of Media.
Government were made aware of new RTÉ exit package review arrangements in October
There was no note made of phonecall now at centre of row between Dept and RTÉ, Martin says
RTÉ board express 'great disappointment' at position Ní Raghallaigh was placed in by Martin
Catherine Martin says she's 'doing her best' in wake of departure of RTÉ board chair
Members of the opposition have said Catherine Martin’s position as Media Minister is untenable.
Questions remain over who at Martin's Department knew what, and when, about the exit packages
A number of Government ministers have defended Martin
The RTÉ Board has said the Department of Media was informed in October 2023 of the approval of an exit package for Richard Collins
How Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week for RTÉ
Here’s an explainer of the events that led up to Ní Raghallaigh’s resignation in the early hours of the morning – and the fallout.
Ministers back Catherine Martin as she faces calls to step down over RTÉ crisis
This year
No record of RTÉ board approving Toy Show musical, report finds
Last year
Artisan toiletries, a Palestinian thobe and tracksuit tops among gifts to ministers in 2023
'We should tread carefully': Donohoe urges caution on suggestion of Revenue collecting TV licence
'I think it is only right' that no-one in RTÉ should earn more than DG, media minister says
National Archives building closed to the public until next week due to damage caused by a leak
'Trust has been shattered': Catherine Martin says RTÉ must change to secure funding
All Irish citizens in Gaza accounted for, as efforts continue to get them out, minister says
Minister wanted 1% betting tax hike in Budget 2024 - but was shot down for second year in a row
Minister wanted 1% betting tax hike in Budget 2024 - but was shot down for second year in a row
Media Minister: 'It will be RTÉ’s call on compulsory redundancies, not the governments'
Expanded probe into setting up of RTÉ's barter account requested by expert group
Catherin Martin: President Higgins 'absolutely entitled' to his opinion on UN
RTÉ seeks €34.5m in additional funding with €21m licence fee shortfall also expected, confirms minister
Public tell TDs 'enough is enough' as they say they won't renew TV licences amid RTÉ controversy
Minister Catherine Martin receives second Grant Thornton report on payments to Tubridy
Nearly 15,000 court summonses for failure to pay for a TV licence were issued last year
Late night venues to get grant worth €70,000 to help them reduce noise
Number of TV licences issued drops by thousands in wake of RTÉ pay scandal
Martin could seek stricter rules on ads for products that could be harmful for climate
Taoiseach says he will keep paying his TV license fee and the public should too