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#Prime Time Investigates

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Robert Watt says 'no evidence' Department of Health was 'prying on families'
# Joint Health Committee
# Joint Health Committee

Robert Watt says 'no evidence' Department of Health was 'prying on families'

Updated May 5th 2021, 2:16 PM 17,419 Views 19 Comments

RTÉ said the Department of Health was invited by RTÉ Investigates to participate in the programme, contrary to claims made by Watt.

# prime-time-investigates - Friday 28 June, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations
# Greyhound Racing
# Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

Jun 28th 2019, 7:16 PM 14,529 Views 69 Comments

The new measures come following claims that thousands of greyhounds were killed in 2017 for not being fast enough.

# prime-time-investigates - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 17,327 Views 84 Comments

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD

Nov 7th 2018, 3:46 PM 29,884 Views 46 Comments

The HSE is yet to contact the family featured in the programme, says Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd.

# prime-time-investigates - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Five new trustees appointed to Console board
# Console
# Console

Five new trustees appointed to Console board

Jun 30th 2016, 4:31 PM 17,986 Views 54 Comments

The fallout from the alleged financial misconduct at the suicide prevention charity continues.

# prime-time-investigates - Thursday 23 June, 2016

CEO of suicide charity Console resigns as "history of deception" is revealed
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

CEO of suicide charity Console resigns as "history of deception" is revealed

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:28 PM 59,406 Views 103 Comments

The alleged bizarre financial practices of the charity were the subject of a RTÉ Investigations Unit special screened tonight.

# prime-time-investigates - Thursday 2 July, 2015

"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:10 PM 35,232 Views 81 Comments

Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case

# prime-time-investigates - Friday 28 March, 2014

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

"I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment

Mar 28th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,125 Views 94 Comments

Martin Dunne has stood by his words on a Prime Time investigation which detailed major shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary
# Childcare
# Childcare

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

May 29th 2013, 5:37 PM 8,075 Views 44 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage
# Childcare
# Childcare

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage

May 29th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,539 Views 45 Comments

The Minister said that the undercover footage “would strike horror into every parent watching”.

# prime-time-investigates - Monday 10 December, 2012

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Dec 10th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,111 Views 8 Comments

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

Oct 24th 2012, 12:50 PM 12,553 Views 43 Comments

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Kevin Bakhurst appointed RTÉ's new MD of News and Current Affairs
# Appointment
# Appointment

Kevin Bakhurst appointed RTÉ's new MD of News and Current Affairs

Jul 10th 2012, 2:08 PM 3,955 Views 17 Comments

The current deputy head of the BBC newsroom and controller of the BBC News Channel will take up his new role in the autumn.

# prime-time-investigates - Monday 4 June, 2012

Senator wants RTÉ chair before Oireachtas Committee for a third time
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

Senator wants RTÉ chair before Oireachtas Committee for a third time

Jun 4th 2012, 2:19 PM 2,752 Views 18 Comments

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.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Communications Clinic says Savage knew nothing of Mission to Prey account
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

Communications Clinic says Savage knew nothing of Mission to Prey account

May 29th 2012, 5:17 PM 5,198 Views 18 Comments

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.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 22nd 2012, 8:09 PM 3,170 Views 1 Comment

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case

May 22nd 2012, 1:45 PM 2,161 Views 8 Comments

Tom Savage and Noel Curran face more questions from TDs and senators over the Fr Reynolds defamation case.

# prime-time-investigates - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman

May 20th 2012, 7:40 AM 2,880 Views 11 Comments

Last week’s Oireachtas committee meeting saw “Pontius Pilate hand-wringing”, says Labour’s John Whelan.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey

May 16th 2012, 3:40 PM 3,709 Views 20 Comments

The chair of RTE said the programme had caused the greatest editorial crisis that RTE had experienced in years.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte

May 8th 2012, 6:13 PM 1,510 Views 6 Comments

The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.

No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte

May 8th 2012, 10:44 AM 1,463 Views 17 Comments

The Communications Minister met with the board of the State broadcaster this morning following the publication of the BAI’s report into the Mission to Prey programme last week.

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey

May 8th 2012, 7:46 AM 1,067 Views 8 Comments

The Communications Minister meets the board this morning in the wake of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s damning report into the ill-fated Prime Time Investigates programme.

# prime-time-investigates - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Father Kevin Reynolds is not out for revenge - solicitor
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

Father Kevin Reynolds is not out for revenge - solicitor

May 5th 2012, 12:41 PM 3,382 Views 37 Comments

Robert Dore said the priest is awaiting with interest the outcome of the meeting between the Communications Minister and the board of RTE.

# prime-time-investigates - Friday 4 May, 2012

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ

May 4th 2012, 7:48 PM 16,160 Views 40 Comments

It follows the publication of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s report into a Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled a Catholic priest.

'We will continue to learn from these grave errors'  - RTÉ Director General
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

'We will continue to learn from these grave errors' - RTÉ Director General

May 4th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,157 Views 11 Comments

As RTÉ deals with the fallout from the Mission to Prey programme, Noel Curran said that the “personnel matters” arising from the programme in relation to its makers will be concluded shortly.

# prime-time-investigates - Thursday 19 April, 2012

TV3 chief: We couldn't afford to make mistake like Mission to Prey
# Journalism
# Journalism

TV3 chief: We couldn't afford to make mistake like Mission to Prey

Apr 19th 2012, 12:47 PM 4,413 Views 18 Comments

David McRedmond says his station wouldn’t have made libel because “we couldn’t afford a settlement” like that given by RTÉ to Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 18th 2012, 8:00 PM 3,285 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# prime-time-investigates - Friday 13 April, 2012

BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations

Apr 13th 2012, 2:30 PM 1,807 Views 0 Comments

The family of Brother Gerard Dillon want the BAI to investigate allegations made against the deceased Brother in light of the controversy over the false allegations against Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report

Apr 10th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,479 Views 11 Comments

The authority says it will begin a review to find out how details of an ongoing investigation “entered the public domain”.

RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism

Apr 10th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,895 Views 5 Comments

The inquiry finds major failings in journalistic practices on the Mission To Prey programme, according to reports.

# prime-time-investigates - Saturday 7 April, 2012

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel

Apr 7th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,367 Views 13 Comments

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.

# prime-time-investigates - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds

Apr 4th 2012, 10:12 AM 1,622 Views 4 Comments

Robert Dore said neither himself nor Fr Reynolds had been contacted during the BAI investigation.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?
# Standards
# Standards

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:27 PM 3,894 Views 15 Comments

RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?
# Prime Time Investigates
# Prime Time Investigates

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Apr 3rd 2012, 6:14 PM 4,983 Views 5 Comments

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Apr 3rd 2012, 4:18 PM 3,942 Views 13 Comments

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

RTÉ decides to axe Prime Time Investigates
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ decides to axe Prime Time Investigates

Apr 3rd 2012, 3:02 PM 7,905 Views 35 Comments

One RTÉ executive retires and another resigns his post and moves to another position in the station.

# prime-time-investigates - Monday 2 April, 2012

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:43 PM 2,342 Views 11 Comments

However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.

# prime-time-investigates - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

Mar 13th 2012, 7:43 PM 1,804 Views 14 Comments

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

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