TV3 to launch 24-hour news channel

TV3 to launch 24-hour news channel

TV3 is planning to launch a new 24-hour news channel.

The Sunday Business Post reports that the commercial broadcaster is preparing to introduce several new channels, including a 24-hour news service, children's channel and sport.

It is thought the news channel would be rolling as opposed to constant live news.

Last July, Virgin Media Ireland bought TV3 for €80m.

Former commercial director of TV3 Pat Kiely was named its new managing director earlier this month.

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