Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D., welcomed today’s formal establishment of Coimisiún na Meán, Ireland’s new authority responsible for overseeing the regulation of broadcasting and video-on-demand services and for introducing the new regulatory framework for online safety.The Minister also welcomed the commitment by Coimisiún to prepare and share its first work programme.
Coimisiún na Meán will be led by four Commissioners, who have been appointed by Minister Martin:
- Jeremy Godfrey as Executive Chairperson;
- Niamh Hodnett as Online Safety Commissioner;
- Rónán Ó Domhnaill as Media Development Commissioner; and,
- Celene Craig as Broadcasting Commissioner.
Minister Martin, said:
“I welcome the formal establishment of Coimisiún na Meán today. I have met with the incoming Executive Chairperson and Commissioners and know that they will form a dedicated and strong team.
“I look forward to working with them as we chart a new path for the regulation and development of the media sector in Ireland.”