Colm Hayes believes RTE is no longer fit for purpose and is operating like it's 1980
The breakfast presenter worked for 2FM for more than a decade before jumping ship to Radio Nova in 2016 .He said: “I was getting a great salary in 2FM, the thing you have to realise is those stars don’t look for those salaries when they’re renegotiating those contracts, RTE offer those salaries.“They have to be offered to you, they don’t go in and rob a bank, so where is the culture coming from.“At one stage RTE thought it was OK to pay one of their stars close to a million to do a radio and TV show.
A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the shooting murder of Clive Staunton in Leixlip, Co Kildare.
Mr Staunton, who was an innocent relative of Gerry “The Monk” Hutch, was shot dead outside his home in Glen Easton Way in November of last year.
The dad-of-one was originally from the Greek Street flats in Dublin’s inner city.
The 50-year-old was hailed as a "great neighbour" by locals, with the local community left stunned by the horror shooting.
Four men arrested over attempted murder in Dublin in March 2018
The men are due to appear before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin this morning.Officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau carried out the operation this morning leading to the arrests in Dublin and Louth.
Gardai confirmed at the time that two burnt out cars found in Manor Kilbride in Co Wicklow were being examined as part of the investigation.
And today gardai revealed two people, one man and one woman, have been arrested in connection with the murder.
A garda spokesman said: "The male and female are currently being detained in relation to the murder under section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007 in Kildare Garda Stations.
"No further information available at this time."
Two charged in relation to shooting of man found in burning car last month .
Two charged in relation to shooting of man found in burning car last monthThe men were arrested last Thursday, along with one woman who was released without charge on 13 December.