TV3 has confirmed that Vincent Browne will be leaving the television station
The statement was released just after 6:30pm.
Irish television station, TV3 has confirmed that presenter, Vincent Browne, will be stepping down as host of the Tonight programme which has been on the air for the last ten years and will be leaving the station.
JOE reported on Sunday that a story in the Sunday Times speculated that Browne would be leaving at the end of the month but the station has now released a statement confirming that Browne is leaving TV3 for personal reasons.
Bill Malone, Director of Programming at TV3 said:
“Vincent has made an extraordinary contribution to Irish journalism and to Irish broadcasting. As the presenter of the Tonight Show, Vincent encapsulated the mood of the nation during unprecedented economic and political turmoil.
"His commitment to highlighting inequality and injustices in Irish life has been unwavering over his journalistic career. TV3 would like to take this opportunity to thank Vincent for his contribution to the station and to wish him the very best.”