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# Lyric FM

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# rte cuts
An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'
“In our troubled world of Boris, Brexit, Trump and other forms of madness, Lyric is an oasis of culture, calm and beauty.”
# Lyric FM
RTÉ has deferred its decision to relocate Lyric FM from Limerick
It means a reprieve for now for the jobs located at the Limerick studios.
RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios
RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.
# Shake Up
Fears for Lyric FM's future as RTÉ deals with unprecedented financial situation
Presenters and fans have been calling for support in the wake of a Prime Time episode last night.
# Prostate
Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer
RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.
# from Phibsborough to berlin
The fascinating story of an Irish jazz sensation who witnessed the Nazis come to power
Josephine Alexandra Mitchell, or Zandra, was the country’s first female saxophonist.
# Radio Gaga
RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*
*According to a prestigious New York festival.
# Staying Put
"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.
# Broadcasting
RTÉ Radio 1, Today FM lead winners at national PPI radio awards
Radio 1 wins the top prize of Full Service Station of the Year, but Today FM matches its total of six awards.
This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used
RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.
# Tuned in
Six golden gongs for Ireland at 'World's Best Radio' awards
RTÉ Radio was named Broadcaster of the Year, while there were five Gold Radio awards for Irish productions.