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Media - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UTV Ireland’s first news bulletin aired this evening – how was it? New Kid In Town

UTV Ireland’s first news bulletin aired this evening – how was it?

The reaction has been largely quite good.

Media - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People were really upset UTV Ireland replaced The Dark Knight with Pat Kenny Lights Camera Action

People were really upset UTV Ireland replaced The Dark Knight with Pat Kenny

The popular Batman movie was shown in UTV last night but a documentary fronted by Pat Kenny was shown on the new Irish channel at the same time instead.

Media - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 700,000 people watched the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special this year Thats Nice

More than 700,000 people watched the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special this year

RTÉ’s news programmes also performed well over the festive period.

From The Daily Edge Facebook is sorry for making people relive bad memories with Year in Review posts Year In Review

Facebook is sorry for making people relive bad memories with Year in Review posts

The feature has been much more than just annoying to some people.

Media - Friday 26 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good? Don't Believe The Hype

So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good?

The reviews are mixed to say the least.

Media - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience” Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience”

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion

It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.

From The42 RTÉ defend boxing coverage after Katie Taylor brands the broadcaster ‘disrespectful’ Fight

RTÉ defend boxing coverage after Katie Taylor brands the broadcaster ‘disrespectful’

Olympian Paddy Barnes has also been critical of RTÉ in recent months.

Media - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This actress, presenter and voice-over artist will be the face of UTV weather in 10 days Nothing But Blue Skies

This actress, presenter and voice-over artist will be the face of UTV weather in 10 days

Jenny Buckley is the latest hire announced by the new Irish station.

Media - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Media - Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners said goodbye to the Metro Herald today – and things got emotional Good Morning And Thank You

Dubliners said goodbye to the Metro Herald today – and things got emotional

We saw hugs, Christmas cards, a cheeky fiver, and plenty of sad faces on the streets this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Think your home (or your neighbour’s) could be Home of the Year? Gaffs

Think your home (or your neighbour’s) could be Home of the Year?

If so, a new RTÉ show is looking for you.

From TheJournal.ie Staff at the Metro Herald are having a bit of fun on its last day Bad News

Staff at the Metro Herald are having a bit of fun on its last day

Thirteen staff will be made redundant as the paper closes.

Media - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Paddy Power erection pun and Georgia Salpa eating chocolate are fair game for ads

So says Irish advertising standards.

It’s no joke: Hundreds of people have responded to this ad looking for the next Ray D’Arcy

A decision on Ray’s replacement isn’t expected before February. Interviews are set to take place in the New Year.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A with Pat Kenny: His new UTV Ireland show, Fair City and would he ever get into politics? Pat Kenny

Q&A with Pat Kenny: His new UTV Ireland show, Fair City and would he ever get into politics?

We also get into Ray D’arcy and his first time on a bus shelter…

Media - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about Brendan O’Carroll’s on-air gay marriage support rejected D'ruling

Complaint about Brendan O’Carroll’s on-air gay marriage support rejected

BAI says having people on both sides of every debate is not an “absolute requirement”.

Media - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The trailer for TV3′s new soap Red Rock is pretty intense Welcome To Your Life

The trailer for TV3′s new soap Red Rock is pretty intense

The show airs on 7 January.

Media - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch tweets ‘congrats’ to his newspaper after ‘bloody outcome’ to Sydney siege

Rupert Murdoch tweets ‘congrats’ to his newspaper after ‘bloody outcome’ to Sydney siege

The Australian-born media magnate has been criticised by some for being insensitive.

Say it ain’t so? Metro Herald will be published for the last time on Friday

The newspaper is to close with the loss of 13 full-time jobs.

Mark Little is stepping down as head of the news agency he set up

However, the former RTÉ journalist will be staying on as director of editorial innovation.

From TheJournal.ie People were pretty offended by yesterday’s Life cover The Good Life

People were pretty offended by yesterday’s Life cover

The magazine’s annual Christmas party was reportedly like a scene from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’…

Media - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie See you real soon: Enda promises ministers will appear on UTV Ireland Hi Again Pat

See you real soon: Enda promises ministers will appear on UTV Ireland

Have you been missing the sight of Cabinet members clashing with Pat Kenny on national TV? … Right, just us then…

Media - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D’Arcy arrives at RTÉ

However, he will be on air for just three weeks.

Media - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘There’s no ruling on marriage equality’ – BAI denies censorship claims Marriage Referendum

‘There’s no ruling on marriage equality’ – BAI denies censorship claims

The authority says that there is no automatic requirement to balance a discussion.

From TheJournal.ie The government doesn’t want one person owning the Irish media Public Interest

The government doesn’t want one person owning the Irish media

‘Break it up, lads…’

Alison Curtis: ‘We’re going to miss Ray, but we’ll do our best to keep it going’

She’s will be filling the mid-morning slot ‘for the foreseeable future’.

Media - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Media - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Derek Mooney leaves RTÉ afternoon show to make more nature programmes Mooney Goes Wild

Derek Mooney leaves RTÉ afternoon show to make more nature programmes

It’s not yet known who will replace him.

UTV Ireland ‘for the Republic’, and won’t be available up North

However, some might be able to access it through Saorview.

Media - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie That ‘we owe you money’ letter from Sky? It’s NOT a scam Believe In Better

That ‘we owe you money’ letter from Sky? It’s NOT a scam

This is a public service broadcast.

Media - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russell Brand calls reporter “a snide” after he is asked how much his home is worth Russell Brand

Soon you can watch Ireland’s newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival’s best efforts

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

Media - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV3′s swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne New Dawn

TV3′s swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

From TheJournal.ie The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV Advertising

The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV

The parliament’s communications unit is stepping up an advertising campaign.

Media - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The42 Australia’s Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow’s back page in memory of Phil Hughes RIP

Australia’s Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow’s back page in memory of Phil Hughes

Irish cricket “stunned and saddened” by Hughes’ tragic death.

Media - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Storyful is opening a new research centre in Dublin (with 30 jobs)

The news agency will begin hiring for the roles immediately.

Media - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post? Internet

What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post?

He was talking about the internet, of course.

Media - Wednesday 19 November, 2014