Foreign Assignments

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Feature Slider | 0 comments

Over the past three decades The Irish reporter Charlie Bird has covered many international stories for RTE, including the two Gulf Wars, the ongoing Middle East crisis, the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York and the aftermath of Nine/Eleven.

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Charlie Bird to retire from RTÉ after 38 years’ service

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in News updates |

RTE News report on Charlie Bird on Friday, 24 August 2012 Veteran reporter Veteran RTÉ newsman Charlie Bird is to retire from the broadcaster after 38 years. Bird (62), informed RTÉ management yesterday he intends to leave within three weeks. His stint as fill-in presenter on the Marian Finucane Show this weekend may be his last broadcast. Mr Bird said he will be 63 in a few weeks’ time. “I’ve been in RTÉ a long time. I have finally made up my...

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