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# Irish Radio

All time
# listen up
Top commercial stations play Irish female artists in charts at lower rate than most national radio
There were no women and no people of colour in FM104′s top 20 most-played songs.
# Making waves
'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?
Bauer’s Irish move could be a ‘shot in the arm’ for the radio industry here.
# Music
Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.
# airwaves
Quiz: How well do you know Irish radio?
Let’s test your knowledge of Ireland’s airwaves down through the years.
# jnlrs
Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures
Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.
# media merger
Radio Kerry Group set to acquire Clare FM and Tipp FM for undisclosed sum
The two local stations employ 45 full-time and 30 part-time staff.
# 30 Years On
The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio
“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.
# Noughties radio
A handy (and definitive) list of the most overplayed songs from the noughties
‘Jesus, change the station!’
# On Air
Naughten prepared to bring in gender quotas for Irish radio
A report on gender and broadcasting is due in December or January – Naughten said that if it recommends quotas, he will support this.
# Today FM
'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM
The presenter spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the station has grown since then.
# Women On Air
18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio
Listen up.
# Legends
Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame
The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.
# ireland's biggest jukebox
John Clarke won't be on Radio Nova tomorrow due to RTÉ injunction threat
Last year the veteran 2FM broadcaster quit his daytime Sunday show on RTÉ 2FM in a dramatic fashion.
# do i?
A woman just married a man she’d never seen before, live on Irish radio
And it was SUPER AWKWARD.
# who got lucky?
The most played songs on Irish radio in 2013 were...
Can you guess the one Irish artist?
# christmas radio
It's December 1st babe... and for radio listeners, there's no escaping the 'Fairytale'
Ireland’s radio stations begin blasting The Pogues, Band Aid and the like in earnest from today. A little early? You asked for it, apparently.
# Irish Radio
98FM's Joan Lea moves to Radio Nova for breakfast show
The former evening show presenter is to team up with Marty Miller.
# Broadcasting
UTV Media reports drop in revenue, says Irish radio market "difficult"
The media group runs a number of stations around the country, including FM104 and Q102 in Dublin, and Cork’s 96FM.
# OTB5
Off The Ball 5 hint at imminent comeback
But where will Ken Early, Simon Hick, Mark Horgan, Eoin McDevitt and Ciaran Murphy turn up next?
# Radio Gaga
Ray Foley on 98FM... what's the verdict?
And how much is Nadia Forde enjoying that sausage?
# Enda Kenny
Enda Kenny phones US radio show... and gets hung up on
Enda was just trying to wish listeners of Irish Radio a happy new year – but producers thought it was a prank.
# Radio Gaga
Irish broadcaster breaks new ground at New York awards
RTÉ Radio takes prestigious broadcast award at the New York Festivals Radio Awards.
# RTÉ
'How're ya Hector' bags 2FM's breakfast show
RTE announce the stations new line up.
# Jobs
32 new jobs at Dublin radio station