Virgin Media Ireland

TV3 poaches RTÉ2 boss for programming role

Irish broadcaster TV3 Group has replaced Lynda McQuaid with Bill Malone, the controller of rival terrestrial RTÉ2. Malone becomes the Virgin Media Ireland-owned broadcaster’s director of programming four months after it emerged director of content McQuaid was leaving less than a year after replacing the Fox UK-bound Jeff Ford. He has been RTÉ2 chief and […]

Virgin Ireland drops eir Sports over ‘excessive pricing’

Virgin Media Ireland is due to drop the eir Sports package – which includes the BT Sports channels – from its line-up after failing to agree a new deal for the content. The Liberty Global-owned operator said that the sports networks will no longer be available on its cable platform from July 31, after accusing […]