Tag Archives: RTE

The day Pat Kenny called me a Luddite: RTÉ radio debate about Ireland’s oil and gas

I was a guest on the Today with Pat Kenny radio show on May 28th, 2013, to discuss Ireland’s management (or mismanagement) of its oil and gas resources. I was debating against David Horgan, MD of Irish exploration company Petrel … Continue reading

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Why journalists are afraid of covering the Corrib Gas project

By William Hederman This is a paper I presented at the People’s Forum in Inver in north Mayo on July 7th, 2012 On her radio programme a few weeks ago, (Saturday, April 14th, 2012), Marian Finucane interviewed the parents of … Continue reading

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Last night’s Frontline and the tax take from Corrib

By William Hederman. On RTÉ’s Frontline last night, I raised the question of the very low projected tax take from the Corrib Gas project. This issue is sometimes misunderstood. An example comes in this comment sent to me today by one of the … Continue reading

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Frontline programme covering natural resources issue this evening

If you are watching Frontline on RTE television this evening (Monday 6th January, 2011) and are visiting IrishOilandGas.com for the first time: welcome. Your best place to start is the top two articles in the Articles section. Some of this information … Continue reading

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Who is to blame for RTÉ’s false claim that the ‘rape tape’ was ‘tampered with’?

By William Hederman Just before its main evening television news programmes this evening (December 7th, 2011), RTÉ will broadcast what campaigners are calling an “apology” for its coverage of the so-called “rape tape” saga. RTÉ have pointed out that it … Continue reading

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