October’s Irish Media Movements


October saw a number of changes across Irish media with some high profile movements within the industry.

Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place throughout the month.

Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh to replace Mary Kennedy as Nationwide presenter.

Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh is set to take up the role of presenter for Nationwide 2020, as Mary Kennedy announces retirement.

Tommy Tiernan will replace Ray D’Arcy on RTÉ’s Saturday prime time slot.

Tommy Tiernan gets prime-time Saturday night slot on RTÉ as Ray D’Arcy Show takes a break from December

Cormac Fitzgerald has left The Journal.ie.

Cormac Fitzgerald has left The Journal.ie to write as a freelance journalist.

Carol Byrne left The Clare Champion.

Carol Byrne has left The Clare Champion after 13 years to take up a role in Communications with An Garda Síochana.

Éadaoin Fitzmaurice left Lovin Dublin.

Éadaoin Fitzmaurice has left Lovin Dublin to take up a role as Social Media Content Manager at McCann digital creative agency.

Elaine Power left Newstalk.

After six years with Newstalk, Elaine Power has left to begin a new career venture.

Cormac Bourke left the Sunday Independent.

Cormac Bourke has left The Sunday Independent to take over as Editor of Independent.ie.

Sunday Business Post launched ‘Plate’ podcast.

Plate is the new Business Post Food podcast hosted by Gillian Nelis, which brings you a bite-sized look at the Irish food industry, featuring interviews and recommendations.

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