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# newstalk - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
# On The Radio
# On The Radio

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 11:59 AM 44,025 Views 0 Comments

Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.

# newstalk - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December
# Bai
# Bai

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December

Jul 29th 2020, 5:12 PM 26,028 Views 10 Comments

The rulings by the BAI were released today.

# newstalk - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July
# Presenter
# Presenter

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July

Jul 1st 2020, 12:20 PM 121,050 Views 152 Comments

He and his wife are moving back to Enniscorthy in Co Wexford.

# newstalk - Friday 8 May, 2020

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms

May 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 27,714 Views 52 Comments

Leo Varadkar spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk this morning.

# newstalk - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus

Mar 18th 2020, 12:19 PM 120,042 Views 62 Comments

She said that she found out she had the virus an hour before the Taoiseach’s address to the nation last night.

# newstalk - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
# Lifted
# Lifted

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Dec 12th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,033 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# newstalk - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Tubridy on the rise but Marian loses listeners as competition keeping RTÉ 'on its toes'
# JNLR
# JNLR

Tubridy on the rise but Marian loses listeners as competition keeping RTÉ 'on its toes'

Oct 24th 2019, 12:39 PM 30,586 Views 60 Comments

The Hard Shoulder with Ivan Yates is the only non-RTÉ Radio One show to make it into the top 20.

# newstalk - Friday 17 May, 2019

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people

May 17th 2019, 2:34 PM 29,030 Views 127 Comments

Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.

# newstalk - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows
# Weekend Schedule
# Weekend Schedule

Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows

Mar 6th 2019, 12:37 PM 36,950 Views 56 Comments

New hosts Gav Reilly, Sinead Ryan, Susan Keogh and Vincent Wall will be on weekend shows.

# newstalk - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off

Feb 28th 2019, 9:03 AM 44,211 Views 84 Comments

Speaking about Brexit, the Taoiseach also said that he’s “not surprised” that he’s the “boogeyman” of the British media.

# newstalk - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures
# Jnlrs
# Jnlrs

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures

Feb 7th 2019, 12:08 PM 31,584 Views 66 Comments

Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.

# newstalk - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
# Republic Of Work
# Republic Of Work

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 10:16 AM 21,751 Views 36 Comments

Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.

# newstalk - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast
# Switcharound
# Switcharound

Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast

Dec 4th 2018, 3:14 PM 19,629 Views 30 Comments

A new presenter for Cuddihy’s show On The Record will be announced soon.

# newstalk - Thursday 22 November, 2018

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk
# Sling Your Hook
# Sling Your Hook

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:21 PM 48,368 Views 148 Comments

Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.

# newstalk - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast
# Final Show
# Final Show

Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast

Nov 8th 2018, 2:01 PM 51,092 Views 88 Comments

His last show will air tomorrow morning.

# newstalk - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets
# The Van
# The Van

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,705 Views 16 Comments

Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.

# newstalk - Thursday 25 October, 2018

2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures
# Listener Numbers
# Listener Numbers

2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures

Oct 25th 2018, 11:59 AM 34,828 Views 65 Comments

It was also a mixed bag for RTÉ Radio One in the latest JNLR figures.

# newstalk - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years
# Extension
# Extension

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Sep 12th 2018, 6:11 PM 18,591 Views 50 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

# newstalk - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
# Listenership Figures
# Listenership Figures

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 4:25 PM 42,398 Views 92 Comments

The radio listenership figures are out.

# newstalk - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,891 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

# newstalk - Friday 20 April, 2018

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey
# RIP
# RIP

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey

Apr 20th 2018, 8:06 PM 120,817 Views 41 Comments

Dr David Carey has contributed to the parenting panel of Newstalk’s Moncrieff show for almost a decade.

# newstalk - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?
# Independent News And Media
# Independent News And Media

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 PM 73,341 Views 0 Comments

An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.

# newstalk - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
# Bai
# Bai

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,881 Views 27 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# newstalk - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show
# High Court
# High Court

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show

Mar 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 133,290 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit relates to comments made by Kelly on a February edition of her Lunchtime Live Newstalk show.

# newstalk - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further
# Press Council
# Press Council

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further

Mar 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 25,085 Views 35 Comments

It was judged that the Irish Times publication of a right to reply from Newstalk was “sufficient remedial action”.

# newstalk - Monday 26 February, 2018

Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast?
# The Blindboy Podcast
From The Daily Edge
# The Blindboy Podcast

Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast?

Feb 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 24,048 Views 8 Comments

The podcast with nearly 1 million listens worldwide still hasn’t got a sponsor.

# newstalk - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show
# JNLR
# JNLR

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

Feb 8th 2018, 12:44 PM 22,004 Views 57 Comments

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# newstalk - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments

Feb 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 22,810 Views 118 Comments

The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.

# newstalk - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One
# Media Moves
# Media Moves

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One

Jan 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 43,572 Views 165 Comments

Cormac Ó hEadhra will take on Claire Byrne’s weekend show.

# newstalk - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?
# Booyakasha
From The Daily Edge
# Booyakasha

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,018 Views 7 Comments

Take the quiz and see.

# newstalk - Thursday 4 January, 2018

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show
# He's Back
# He's Back

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show

Jan 4th 2018, 3:20 PM 23,075 Views 135 Comments

Hook’s Saturday Sit-In will run from 8am till 10am every Saturday.

# newstalk - Friday 15 December, 2017

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Dec 15th 2017, 7:40 PM 33,062 Views 132 Comments

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

# newstalk - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'

Nov 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 35,765 Views 68 Comments

Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.

# newstalk - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk
# Media Musical Chairs
# Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Nov 21st 2017, 11:03 AM 57,443 Views 124 Comments

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

# newstalk - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney
# Chris Donoghue
# Chris Donoghue

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Nov 18th 2017, 10:34 AM 43,886 Views 143 Comments

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

# newstalk - Friday 20 October, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast
# Sparking Change
# Sparking Change

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

Oct 20th 2017, 1:59 PM 40,343 Views 177 Comments

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

# newstalk - Thursday 19 October, 2017

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
# Pen Pals
# Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,702 Views 49 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# newstalk - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk
# For Good
# For Good

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk

Oct 18th 2017, 7:42 PM 27,295 Views 129 Comments

The former GP had temporarily taken over the lunchtime slot following Hook’s suspension.

# newstalk - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Are public broadcasting licenses being adhered to in Communicorp stations?'
# Column
# Column

'Are public broadcasting licenses being adhered to in Communicorp stations?'

Oct 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 7,868 Views 36 Comments

Media outlets hold great power. The public interest requires that the use of such power be carefully regulated, writes Brendan Howlin.

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban
# Oh No Goys
# Oh No Goys

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban

Oct 6th 2017, 3:53 PM 74,446 Views 80 Comments

The creator of Ross O’Carroll Kelly was pulled from a show because Denis O’Brien owned Irish radio stations have banned all Irish Times journalists.

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