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# 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 27,306 Views 137 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 7,872 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 74,473 Views 79 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.

# newstalk - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe's Newstalk show has been cancelled
# Global Village
# Global Village

Dil Wickremasinghe's Newstalk show has been cancelled

Oct 5th 2017, 8:43 PM 82,526 Views 237 Comments

Wickremasinghe had announced that she would not present her radio show following the comments made by George Hook before he was suspended.

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore
# Off Air
# Off Air

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore

Oct 5th 2017, 4:17 PM 130,272 Views 181 Comments

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

# newstalk - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB
# Courts
# Courts

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Oct 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 90,670 Views 0 Comments

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# newstalk - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook
# Defence
# Defence

'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook

Sep 16th 2017, 3:33 PM 162,446 Views 193 Comments

Hook was suspended on Friday following widespread condemnation of his comments about rape.

# newstalk - Friday 15 September, 2017

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

Sep 15th 2017, 9:11 AM 126,235 Views 753 Comments

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

# newstalk - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe will not present Newstalk show on Saturday over George Hook comments
# Global Village
# Global Village

Dil Wickremasinghe will not present Newstalk show on Saturday over George Hook comments

Sep 14th 2017, 8:39 PM 54,477 Views 303 Comments

Wickremasinghe said that her immediate reaction upon hearing Hook’s comments were that he “has gone too far”.

# newstalk - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately

Sep 12th 2017, 2:59 PM 147,724 Views 596 Comments

“Misogyny should never be normalised,” according to a draft letter signed by around 20 staff.

# newstalk - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,662 Views 268 Comments

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
# Dalata Hotel Group
# Dalata Hotel Group

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

Sep 11th 2017, 10:00 AM 113,101 Views 250 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
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

Sep 10th 2017, 12:32 PM 41,890 Views 338 Comments

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
# Totally Wrong
# Totally Wrong

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

Sep 9th 2017, 2:46 PM 155,262 Views 506 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 X Factor
# The X Factor

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:15 AM 14,004 Views 38 Comments

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
# All Change
# All Change

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

Aug 25th 2017, 12:59 PM 29,176 Views 80 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 18th 2017, 10:02 AM 33,493 Views 99 Comments

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
# Life Of Reilly
# Life Of Reilly

Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent

Aug 1st 2017, 2:19 PM 34,077 Views 56 Comments

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
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

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

May 28th 2017, 2:09 PM 10,617 Views 42 Comments

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
# JNLR
# JNLR

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

Apr 27th 2017, 12:00 PM 30,409 Views 78 Comments

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
# Gemma O'Doherty

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,804 Views 0 Comments

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
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,918 Views 25 Comments

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
# Radio
# Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Apr 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 36,455 Views 45 Comments

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
# Tell Us More
# Tell Us More

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

Mar 21st 2017, 2:45 PM 7,983 Views 9 Comments

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

# newstalk - Thursday 2 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:32 PM 9,633 Views 5 Comments

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
# IVAN'S BACK
# IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

Feb 9th 2017, 11:58 AM 28,433 Views 56 Comments

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

# newstalk - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 7th 2017, 9:51 PM 26,046 Views 34 Comments

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

# newstalk - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

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

18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio

Jan 25th 2017, 1:31 PM 21,229 Views 18 Comments

Listen up.

# newstalk - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 11,376 Views 42 Comments

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
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

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

Dec 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,332 Views 46 Comments

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

# newstalk - Friday 9 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 9th 2016, 4:56 PM 14,953 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 9th 2016, 12:26 PM 16,977 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 AM 21,968 Views 249 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 9th 2016, 12:03 PM 7,630 Views 3 Comments

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
# Garrett Harte

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Oct 21st 2016, 11:34 AM 27,444 Views 75 Comments

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

# newstalk - Friday 7 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 7th 2016, 9:31 PM 52,541 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Diversity
# Diversity

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

Sep 13th 2016, 1:21 PM 38,497 Views 59 Comments

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
# Decisions

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

Sep 1st 2016, 11:42 AM 25,338 Views 89 Comments

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'
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Aug 29th 2016, 12:02 PM 49,692 Views 0 Comments

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

# newstalk - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 9th 2016, 7:35 PM 7,465 Views 9 Comments

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