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# RTÉ pay scandal

Last month
November 2023
'Novelty' or a guaranteed success - what will it mean to have Tubridy back on the radio?
This week’s move was the latest development in Ryan Tubridy’s fortunes.
August 2023
RTÉ skips launch day for autumn TV schedule in wake of payments controversy
The public broadcaster typically rolls out its biggest names ahead of its newest schedule – but not this time.
Dáil Media Committee will seek to meet RTÉ next month for update on reaction to payments scandal
Niamh Smyth said the committee wants to hear from Dee Forbes and Jim Jennings.
The Ryan Tubridy Show is now called The Nine O'Clock Show on RTÉ Radio One
Caretaker presenter Oliver Callan said today that the RTÉ payments scandal is a ‘lesson’.
Who will replace Ryan Tubridy in his morning radio slot?
Before he was taken off air in June, the presenter had been at the helm of The Ryan Tubridy Show since 2015.
RTÉ payments scandal: Second report confirms Tubridy's salary under-reported from 2017 to 2019
The report found that neither Ryan Tubridy, nor his agent, had any involvement in the adjustments for the period.
Tubridy welcomes report and hopes to 're-establish confidence and trust of colleagues and listeners'
He said he welcomed the finding that he did not agree with how the broadcaster proposed to account for €120,000 in fees paid to him
Minister Catherine Martin receives second Grant Thornton report on payments to Tubridy
The first report had found that RTÉ underdeclared presenter Ryan Tubridy’s earnings.
RTÉ board given second Grant Thornton report on payments to Tubridy
The first report had found that RTÉ underdeclared presenter Ryan Tubridy’s earnings.
July 2023
Number of TV licences issued drops by thousands in wake of RTÉ pay scandal
The latest figures released this afternoon show that 8,922 TV licences were issued last week compared to 12,981 in 2022.
Media committee will reconvene if former RTÉ chief Dee Forbes and others available, chair says
RTÉ has been embroiled in controversy for weeks.
New RTÉ chief wants decision on Ryan Tubridy's future with broadcaster by end of month
RTÉ has been engulfed in controversy since it admitted it had underdeclared the star presenter’s earnings.
Bakhurst: RTÉ payments controversy 'one of the most shameful episodes in organisation's history'
The new director general of RTÉ will appear before the Public Accounts Committee today.
TD ratings: How did these notable performers fare in today's RTÉ hearings?
Some politicians’ questions elicited more answers than others throughout the six hours of questioning.
Noel Kelly says he 'acted under instruction from RTÉ' when mislabelling Tubridy invoices
The agent says RTÉ asked him to not put any names on the invoice to a UK company.
Tubridy tells TDs he wants to 'get back on radio as soon as possible'
RTÉ’s new director general has said that the presenter’s ‘reputation has been undermined’ by the ongoing controversy.
What we learned from Ryan Tubridy and Noel Kelly's Oireachtas committee appearances
The presenter and his agent went before the Public Accounts Committee and the Media Committee for lengthy hearings.
'Zero connection' between Late Late departure and RTÉ pay scandal, Ryan Tubridy says
The presenter is maintaining that his decision to leave the chat show was taken last year.
RTÉ execs grilled for second week amid fresh revelations of barter account spending
The fallout from secret payments to Ryan Tubridy continued today.
RTÉ staff member returns car which was 'loaned' to them by broadcaster for past five years
TDs and senators heard that the car was returned yesterday but that the loan was ‘not approved’ by management.
Media Minister asks to meet Siún Ní Raghallaigh and Kevin Bakhurst over RTÉ scandal
It comes after revelations about the RTE barter account during a committee appearance this week.
June 2023
NUJ backs call to publish salaries of the top 100 earners in RTÉ
It follows a commitment from the RTÉ chair yesterday.
Five things we learned from RTÉ's appearance at the Public Accounts Committee
Senior executives at the broadcaster were grilled about an ongoing payments scandal.
RTÉ spent over €270,000 on rugby and Champions League tickets and travel
Senior executives at the broadcaster are before the Public Accounts Committee today.
RTÉ execs grilled on whether payments issue influenced Tubridy's Late Late decision
Tubridy has denied that his decision to step down as host of The Late Late Show was connected to secret payments made to him.
RTÉ's incoming director general will carry out full 'reconstitution' of executive board
Kevin Bakhurst is to assume the role on 10 July.
RTÉ's regional reporting teams hollowed out at same time as secret payments, journalists claim
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
Former senior correspondents for RTÉ say they were denied new equipment and left with skeleton crews for regional coverage.
What we learned - and still don't know - after RTÉ's appearance at the Oireachtas Media Committee
Senior representatives for the broadcaster faced a grilling from committee members over a four-hour meeting.
Claire Byrne reveals her salary on air and says she never had any 'side deal' in her contracts
The broadcaster began her radio programme this morning by addressing the scandal.
More than 70% of people don't believe trust in RTÉ can be restored following pay controversy
75% of those surveyed by Amárach for today’s Irish Mail on Sunday said that Ryan Tubridy should have corrected the record himself.