Tony Connelly Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Salary, RTÉ News

Tony Connelly Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Salary, RTÉ News

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Tony Connelly Biography

This is what you need to know about Tony Connelly, an Irish news journalist, Europe Editor for RTÉ News and Current Affairs, and author. He has written for other agencies and publications, including Time, United Press International, and the Irish Independent. 

Tony Connelly Age

Connelly was born on 21 December 1964 in Antrim. He is 56 years old as of 2020

Tony Connelly Height

He stands at a height of 5 ft 11 inches tall.

Tony Connelly Family

Connelly has credited his family for their love and support however, Little is known about his parents, also there are no details about his siblings, therefore this information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Tony Connelly First Wife

Connelly has not shared any information about his first wife however he is currently married.

Tony Connelly Wife

He is a married man and has not shared any information about his wife hence it will be updated as soon as it’s available.  He is blessed with Matteo, Jack, Felix.

Tony Connelly Salary

Coonelly receives an annual average salary of € 42k – € 59k. This is according to RTÉ News anchors/reporter’s salaries.

Tony Connelly Net Worth

Connelly has an estimated Net Worth of €100k – € 1 million dollars. His career as a news anchor is his primary source of income.

Tony Connelly Education

He studied English at Trinity College, Dublin. After failing to qualify for a course in the National Institute for Higher Education, he moved to London to work on a construction site.

Tony Connelly Career

He began writing for the Derry Journal and the Oxford Courier. He returned to Ireland in 1990. He gained work in the Irish Independent, Evening Herald, Time, and United Press International.

Connelly joined RTÉ in 1994 as a television and radio reporter. He has also reported from conflicts in Rwanda, Angola, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Georgia, and Gaza.

In 2001 he was appointed Europe correspondent for RTÉ News and Current Affairs, along with Sean Whelan. He won an ESB National Media Award in 1998 and a second in 2001 in the Campaigning and Social Issues category.

In 2007, he examined the development of biofuels for RTÉ. In 2009, at least one newspaper indicated he might replace Charlie Bird as RTÉ’s Washington Correspondent should Bird opt-out.

Tony Connelly Books

  • 2017 – Brexit and Ireland: The Dan.
  • 2009 – Don’t Mention the Wars.

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