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Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award

Apr 18th 2012, 5:44 PM 5,159 Views 4 Comments

Exposé on counterfeit cigarette trade in Ireland given Gold World Medal in investigative news programme category in New York.

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 2,397 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.

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 5,012 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 3,964 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…”

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 2,356 Views 11 Comments

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

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row

Feb 24th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,259 Views 84 Comments

Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

Feb 20th 2012, 4:29 PM 7,245 Views 43 Comments

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

NAMA architect fears agency's pursuit of debts is "not sufficient"
# Debt Collection
# Debt Collection

NAMA architect fears agency's pursuit of debts is "not sufficient"

Feb 17th 2012, 9:23 AM 2,568 Views 19 Comments

Peter Bacon, who is credited with coming up with the idea for NAMA, says the agency’s debt pursuits are too narrow-minded.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 8th 2012, 7:54 PM 5,017 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?

Feb 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 427 Views 139 Comments

It’s time for legal action on the ‘oldest profession’ – which is far from a necessary evil, writes Denise Charlton.

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach

Feb 8th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,218 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.

RTÉ praised for 'hard hitting' programme on prostitution
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

RTÉ praised for 'hard hitting' programme on prostitution

Feb 8th 2012, 10:20 AM 11,318 Views 95 Comments

Profiting from Prostitution revealed that about 700 women are currently selling sex in Ireland and their pimps are taking in massive profits as a result.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,883 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan
# Taxis
# Taxis

Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan

Jan 31st 2012, 5:23 PM 5,117 Views 49 Comments

A long-awaited Government review of the industry aims to “eliminate the rogue elements”, Minister Alan Kelly has said.

Love/Hate leads nominations for 2012 IFTA awards
# IFTA
From The Daily Edge
# IFTA

Love/Hate leads nominations for 2012 IFTA awards

Jan 10th 2012, 2:19 PM 3,379 Views 26 Comments

RTÉ’s crime drama is shortlisted in 10 TV categories, while films like Albert Nobbs and The Guard lead the field for film nominations.

IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders
# Bailout
# Bailout

IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders

Nov 28th 2011, 10:22 PM 8,623 Views 94 Comments

Ajai Chopra, Chief Negotiator with the IMF, reveals that his group would have backed such a move – but the European partners in the bailout would not.

Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement
# Bailout
# Bailout

Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement

Nov 28th 2011, 2:00 PM 3,231 Views 33 Comments

IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.

Government announces inquiry into RTE programme on Kevin Reynolds
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Government announces inquiry into RTE programme on Kevin Reynolds

Nov 22nd 2011, 5:23 PM 1,653 Views 9 Comments

Pat Rabbitte announced that the independent inquiry will determine the ‘true facts and circumstances’ which led to the Prime Time programme on Fr Reynolds being broadcast earlier this year.

RTÉ says it cannot disclose Fr Reynolds settlement details
# Settlement
# Settlement

RTÉ says it cannot disclose Fr Reynolds settlement details

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:15 AM 1,368 Views 4 Comments

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.

RTÉ internal review expected within weeks after 'wholly untrue' allegations
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ internal review expected within weeks after 'wholly untrue' allegations

Nov 18th 2011, 11:57 AM 2,276 Views 8 Comments

RTÉ apologised at the High Court yesterday to Fr Kevin Reynolds for false accusations made against him in a Prime Time Investigates programme in May.

'Please give him back': Abducted man's mother begs for his return
# Abduction
# Abduction

'Please give him back': Abducted man's mother begs for his return

Oct 26th 2011, 8:22 AM 1,443 Views 5 Comments

Ciarán Noonan, 29, was bundled into a black VW Golf in Dublin’s East Wall last Thursday.

In full: Dana Rosemary Scallon’s statement on new allegations
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

In full: Dana Rosemary Scallon’s statement on new allegations

Oct 14th 2011, 5:59 PM 2,008 Views 0 Comments

The full text of a statement released by Dana Rosemary Scallon this evening, following allegations regarding members of her family.

Dana vows to continue Áras campaign despite new allegations over family members
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Dana vows to continue Áras campaign despite new allegations over family members

Oct 14th 2011, 5:41 PM 5,063 Views 27 Comments

Dana Rosemary Scallon insists she will continue her Presidential campaign in spite of new allegations about members of her family.

Dana meeting with legal team over unknown allegations
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Dana meeting with legal team over unknown allegations

Oct 13th 2011, 2:50 PM 7,980 Views 52 Comments

The independent presidential candidate has no public events scheduled today amid speculation she may withdraw.

Liveblog: The Prime Time presidential debate, as it happened
Live Oct 12th 2011, 9:07 PM

Liveblog: The Prime Time presidential debate, as it happened

Debates, debates everywhere... your guide to the remaining Áras clashes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Debates, debates everywhere... your guide to the remaining Áras clashes

Oct 10th 2011, 4:20 PM 1,199 Views 11 Comments

There are six debates – at least! – left in the next 17 days of campaigning. Here’s your at-a-glance guide to what’s going on.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 7th 2011, 8:11 PM 989 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?

Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs
# Aviva
# Aviva

Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs

Oct 5th 2011, 9:52 AM 603 Views 0 Comments

Officials and representatives of the UNITE union will managers later today, fearing that 1,000 of its 2,100 staff could be laid off.

Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way

Sep 21st 2011, 2:21 PM 1,278 Views 17 Comments

Fears are growing that hundreds of jobs could be cut after unions met with managers at the insurance giant this morning.

PR firm sorry for calling Miriam a M.I.L.F.
# MILF
From The Daily Edge
# MILF

PR firm sorry for calling Miriam a M.I.L.F.

Mar 30th 2011, 12:33 PM 6,387 Views 6 Comments

Prime Time host Miriam O’Callaghan says “I’m flattered, but no thanks” to ‘Ireland’s Favourite MILF’ award

Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate
# GE11
# GE11

Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:40 AM 3,838 Views 0 Comments

While the final leaders’ debate raged on, we kept an eye on what the Twitter folk were saying. Here are some of yesterday evening’s better tweets.

Who should have been dispatched to the naughty step on last night's Prime Time?
# Face Off
# Face Off

Who should have been dispatched to the naughty step on last night's Prime Time?

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:56 AM 1,762 Views 0 Comments

Every day of Election 2011, TheJournal.ie seeks your snap judgement on one of the pressing issues of the campaign.

Developers could escape NAMA search for transferred assets
# Developers' Wives
# Developers' Wives

Developers could escape NAMA search for transferred assets

Dec 22nd 2010, 8:38 AM 594 Views 0 Comments

Developers who transferred assets before NAMA started up may not face any action from the state agency as it tackles transfers.

NAMA responds to Prime Time coverage of developers' lifestyles
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA responds to Prime Time coverage of developers' lifestyles

Dec 21st 2010, 3:32 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

State’s ‘bad bank’ says it will pursue developers who attempt to transfer assets beyond its scope.

Poll: Do you trust NAMA to force developers to pay their debts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you trust NAMA to force developers to pay their debts?

Dec 21st 2010, 10:14 AM 798 Views 0 Comments

Last night’s Prime Time Investigates showed how developers who owe billions to NAMA are continuing to enjoy extravagant lifestyles involving helicopters, luxury cars – and expensive shopping trips. Do you trust the agency to protect the interests of taxpayers?