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#Newstalk

# newstalk - Monday 11 September, 2017

Hook apologises for rape comments: 'It was wrong to suggest any blame could be attributed to victims'

Last week Hook asked “is there no blame now to the person who puts themselves in danger?”.

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

# newstalk - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

# newstalk - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I am truly sorry': Hook issues 'unreserved' apology after uproar over rape comments

The presenter’s remarks about the “personal responsibility” of rape victims were met with sustained criticism.

# newstalk - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'Newstalk are looking for the next Pat Kenny - if it could be female that would be great'

The Communicorp station is always looking for presenters with that ‘x-factor’, Kenny said.

# newstalk - Friday 25 August, 2017

Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends

Ivan Yates will replace the pair during the weekday drivetime slot.

# newstalk - Friday 18 August, 2017

Poll: Will you tune in to Ivan Yates' new drivetime show on Newstalk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune in to Ivan Yates' new drivetime show on Newstalk?

The radio station is revamping its weekday schedule again. Will you listen in?

# newstalk - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent

Reilly, formerly of TheJournal.ie, moves to Ballymount after the departure of Ursula Halligan.

# newstalk - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

# newstalk - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's definitely on': Battle heating up for 2FM and Today FM as pair tied for breakfast listeners

Latest figures show a good rise in numbers across the both stations.

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

# newstalk - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

# newstalk - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

The corporate watchdog wants to know more about INM's abandoned bid for Newstalk

Ireland’s largest newspaper group has been asked “to produce books and records” about the reported bid.

# newstalk - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The42 'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks' Opening Up

'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks'

The 29-year-old suffers from a rare medical condition called Addison’s Disease.

# newstalk - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.

# newstalk - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Colette Fitzpatrick to become TV3 news' new 'senior anchor'

The move will see Fitzpatrick “take the helm at 3News Ireland” according to the company.

# newstalk - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio Women On Air

# newstalk - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

# newstalk - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

# newstalk - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

From The42 RTÉ and Sky retain GAA TV rights for next five years, Newstalk lose out in radio deal Behind The Mic

RTÉ and Sky retain GAA TV rights for next five years, Newstalk lose out in radio deal

The new broadcast package will last from 2017-2022.

# newstalk - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# newstalk - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 Lee Keegan: 'People say this hard luck story with Mayo, I find that bit of a farce to be honest' Things Lee Did

Lee Keegan: 'People say this hard luck story with Mayo, I find that bit of a farce to be honest'

The 2016 Footballer of the Year gave a wide-ranging interview on Newstalk last night.

# newstalk - Friday 21 October, 2016

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Garrett Harte said he was leaving the station to “pursue other interests”.

# newstalk - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The42 Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio Rookie Of The Year

Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio

Disgraced Tour de France champion will appear in Dublin later this month.

# newstalk - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

# newstalk - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Poll: Will you tune in to see Pat Kenny on TV3? Decisions This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune in to see Pat Kenny on TV3?

Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick are set to front a brand new current affairs show.

# newstalk - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'

A solicitor for the family of Pat Hickey said his family are struggling with the case.

# newstalk - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff Radiohead

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff

The former Ireland defender has built a strong reputation as a pundit.

# newstalk - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The42 It's a bumper GAA weekend - here's all the radio and TV coverage Tune In

It's a bumper GAA weekend - here's all the radio and TV coverage

Plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

# newstalk - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right on "abortion up to birth" - Cora Sherlock or Ivana Bacik?

FactCheck settles a heated dispute about late-term abortions that took place over the airwaves last week.

# newstalk - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From The42 McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals  - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage Tune In

# newstalk - Saturday 2 July, 2016

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan

Ivan Yates is off on his ‘gap year’ – but Newstalk’s boss has a plan to take on Morning Ireland.

# newstalk - Friday 1 July, 2016

Farewell to breakfast radio's odd couple

Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue and Ivan Yates have signed off on their breakfast show.

# newstalk - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

"We're not going to try and be George - we're not going to go on air and, kind of ... rant"

Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney on taking over George Hook’s Newstalk slot.

Chris Donoghue is moving to George Hook's slot on Newstalk

Hook is moving to an earlier slot – and there’s an entire new breakfast lineup.

# newstalk - Saturday 28 May, 2016

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech

A woman complained about a show in which he discussed Muslim students and also the New Years sex attacks in Germany.

# newstalk - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Ivan Yates is leaving Newstalk

The station now has a big gap in its important breakfast slot.

# newstalk - Thursday 11 February, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: The first Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election TV3

AS IT HAPPENED: The first Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election

Not a bit of fiscal space to be found.