Homage to Anne Doyle

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After 30 years reading the news on RTÉ, Anne Doyle signs off from her last broadcast. Fellow newsreader Eileen Dunne introduces a tribute.

  • Title
    Newscaster Anne Doyle Retires
  • 1st Broadcast
    25/12/2011
  • Contributor
    Anne Doyle (Newsreader)
    Eileen Dunne (Newsreader)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:34
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Homage to Anne Doyle
  • Extended description

    Anne Doyle signs off on her final news broadcast before Eileen Dunne introduces this homage to her newsroom colleague.

    Anne Doyle started reading the news exactly 32 years ago to the day. The report shows Anne Doyle throughout her career.

    Broadcaster Gay Byrne comments on Anne's beautiful diction, clear annunciation and a smart grasp of the news she delivered. Former newscaster Sean Duignan also comments on Anne's departure. Members of the public also pay tribute to Anne.

    Dustin the Turkey pays homage to Anne in his signature way by making a jibe about Anne's age. Taoiseach Enda Kenny wishes Anne best wishes for the future.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report following the final RTÉ News broadcast by Anne Doyle on 25 December, 2011.

  • Local keywords
    Broadcasting, RTÉ, Television, News, Newsreader, Anne Doyle, Gay Byrne, Sean Duignan, Dustin The Turkey, Enda Kenny
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2011
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    11D01247
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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