Former Chair of RTE – Tom Savage from Louth passes away
The death of Louth native Tom Savage has been announced today after a short illness. Mr Savage had a wide variety of roles throughout his life where he hailed from the Bush area of Cooley originally. Having initially trained as a priest he worked in Newspapers, RTE Radio and TV before becoming chair of RTE in 2009. Later in life Tom ran a PR company with his Terry Prone and his son Anton is well known in the media also.
In 2013 Harry Lee recorded a fascinating interview with Tom as part of the Gathering Heritage Project in Louth and you can listen to the interview below.