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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Fr Kevin Reynolds

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RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position
The former Sunday Tribune reporter will take up his new role immediately.
Senator wants RTÉ chair before Oireachtas Committee for a third time
John Whelan is to formally request that Tom Savage appear before the Oireachtas Communications Committee over the role of the Communications Clinic in the Mission to Prey programme.
Communications Clinic says Savage knew nothing of Mission to Prey account
Terry Prone, a director at Communications Clinic, told TheJournal.ie that client-confidentiality meant her husband was unaware of the PR firm’s work for the Irish Missionaries Union.
Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute
The independent NUI senator says calling on Tom Savage and Noel Curran to step down shows a “PR approach to politics”.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Call for RTÉ Director General to resign
RTÉ faced an all-party Oireachtas Committee today for the second time, where calls were made for Director General Noel Curran to resign – and where Tom Savage was quizzed on his role as a communications guru outside of RTÉ.
Court imposes major reduction to solicitor's fees in Fr Reynolds v RTE case
The Taxing Master of the court took into account the nature of the case but also the economic downturn and the “consequential decrease in professional fees”.
Gallagher: RTÉ went ‘into defence mode like Catholic church’ after ‘Twittergate’
The former Presidential candidate said at the Media Future conference today that RTÉ “shut down to defend itself” like “how the Church itself as institution reacted” when it became aware of abuse in the early nineties.
RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte
The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Our round-up of the day’s big stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.
RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.
RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds
Robert Dore said neither himself nor Fr Reynolds had been contacted during the BAI investigation.
BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.
RTÉ to air prostitution documentary originally meant for 'Prime Time Investigates'
An hour-long programme on prostitution will air on Tuesday night, though the ‘Prime Time Investigates’ series remains suspended.
BAI launches inquiry into defamatory Prime Time Investigates programme
The Broadcasting Authority has officially announced it will commence an independent investigation into an episode of the current affairs programme which defamed Fr Kevin Reynolds.
BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland investigated the show following a complaint from a man who took part in filming for the programme, but was unhappy with how his interview was used.
Archbishop: Media must learn from Kevin Reynolds affair
Diarmuid Martin says that while there is no general “anti-Catholic bias” in the media, it must learn from the errors made within RTÉ.
RTÉ reshuffle sees Miriam's husband heading up current affairs
Steve Carson will act as editor of current affairs at the national broadcaster while inquiries into a Prime Time Investigates programme are carried out.
RTÉ responds to "unsubstantiated" allegations claim
The State broadcaster has set out its reply to claims by the family of the now-deceased Br Ger Dillon that Prime Time made incorrect and unsubstantiated claims about the Christian Brother.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Senior management at RTÉ to step aside during Fr Reynolds inquiries
The producer and reporter on the programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds will also step aside.
Pat Rabbitte: Heads should not roll at RTÉ... yet
The communications minister said an inquiry into the Fr Kevin Reynolds broadcast would establish the full facts of the case.
RTÉ says it cannot disclose Fr Reynolds settlement details
Fianna Fáil has called on the broadcaster to release details of the settlement but RTÉ says it is bound by a confidentiality agreement requested by the priest’s lawyers.
Catholic priests group accuses RTÉ of insincerity over Fr Reynolds apology
The Association of Catholic Priests has accused sections of the media of “anti-Catholic and anti-priest bias”.
RTÉ apology to priest in High Court "a wake-up call"
Association of Catholic Priests founder calls Prime Time Investigates accusations against Fr Kevin Reynolds “vile and appalling” as RTÉ apologises and pays undisclosed damages.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: A wrongly accused priest comes home, Macca gets married, and two burglars prove there really is honour among thieves…
Priest welcomed home after apology over false rape allegations
Parishioners were “delighted” at the vindication of Fr Kevin Reynolds, a local councillor has told TheJournal.ie.