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#Prime Time Investigates

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry' Rté Investigates

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Five new trustees appointed to Console board Console

Five new trustees appointed to Console board

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

From TheJournal.ie CEO of suicide charity Console resigns as "history of deception" is revealed Stepping Down

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "I'm not in denial of anything" - Ambulance chief defends 'best in the world' comment Emergency Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary Childcare

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

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

From TheJournal.ie Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage Childcare

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage

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

From TheJournal.ie New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit RTÉ

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

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

From TheJournal.ie George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up Ch-ch-ch-changes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Bakhurst appointed RTÉ's new MD of News and Current Affairs Appointment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Senator wants RTÉ chair before Oireachtas Committee for a third time Mission To Prey

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case RTÉ This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman RTÉ

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman

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

From TheJournal.ie “Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey Mission To Prey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte RTÉ

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.

From TheJournal.ie No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte RTÉ

No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte

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.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey Mission To Prey

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Father Kevin Reynolds is not out for revenge - solicitor Mission To Prey

Father Kevin Reynolds is not out for revenge - solicitor

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Welcome to the bank holiday weekend! Here’s the 9 stories you need to know by 9am to kick it off.

From TheJournal.ie Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ RTÉ

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We will continue to learn from these grave errors'  - RTÉ Director General RTÉ

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie TV3 chief: We couldn't afford to make mistake like Mission to Prey Journalism

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations Mission To Prey

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report RTÉ

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism RTÉ

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel RTÉ

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.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds RTÉ

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.

From TheJournal.ie RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them? Standards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew? Prime Time Investigates

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures" RTÉ

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

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…”

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ decides to axe Prime Time Investigates RTÉ

RTÉ decides to axe Prime Time Investigates

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete RTÉ

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”.

From TheJournal.ie BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision Tweetgate

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

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.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé Nct

Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé

Leo Varadkar says three staff were sacked as a result of RTÉ’s show, while another five members have since been dismissed.

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