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Virgin Media Television announce Mark Cagney is leaving Ireland AM

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Virgin Media Television has confirmed that Mark Cagney is set to leave Ireland AM.

The much-loved TV presenter has been a host on the show for over 20 years, after joining TV3 in 1999.

Speaking about the shock departure, Mark said: “It has been one of the great privileges of my life, professionally and personally, to be part of this thing we call Ireland AM.

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“I will be stepping down as anchor and moving on from the 31st of July 2019.

“To everyone who ever worked on, contributed to, and especially watched AM over the years, my heartfelt thanks,” he added.

Mark also revealed it’s time for someone else to take on the show.

“So now it’s someone else’s turn, and to that end I will be stepping down as anchor and moving on from Ireland AM on the 31st of July 2019.

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“To everyone who ever worked on, contributed to, and especially watched AM over the years, my heartfelt thanks,” he said.

It is believed former Xpose presenter Karen Koster will now take a permanent spot on Ireland AM – she has been filling in for Ciara Doherty who has been on maternity leave.