Minister Martin shocked by the failure of governance in RTE

Media Minister Catherine Martin has urged the Board of RTE to responsibly account for decisions taken which have damaged public trust in RTÉ.


The chair of the RTÉ board has been described ‘as a deer in headlights ‘after management at the broadcaster appeared at the Oireachtas Media Committee yesterday


Minister Martin speaking in Stradnhill today said she was shocked by the failure of governance that emerged from yesterday’s meeting.


Members of RTÉ’s Executive Board will face more questions this afternoon before the Public Accounts Committee.


Speaking to OceanFM in Strandhill a short while ago Minister Martin says that although due process has to be given a chance to take place she says more transparency is needed: