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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Newstalk

All time
# decisions
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.
# Investigation
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.
# 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.
# Tune in
It's a bumper GAA weekend - here's all the radio and TV coverage
Plenty to get stuck into this weekend.
# factcheck
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.
# Tune in
McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage
There’s plenty to get stuck into.
# Ivan Yates
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.
# Yexit
Farewell to breakfast radio's odd couple
Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue and Ivan Yates have signed off on their breakfast show.
# the new hooks
"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.
# the new hook
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.
# The Right Hook
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.
# On a jet plane
Ivan Yates is leaving Newstalk
The station now has a big gap in its important breakfast slot.
The first Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election
Not a bit of fiscal space to be found.
# AK-47
Alan Kelly is astonished at claims he verbally attacked Newstalk presenter
“I don’t think that’s a fair question. No, obviously not.”
# sponsored by newstalk
6 sure-fire signs that it's election time in Ireland
Brace yourself. Canvassers are coming.
# pretend outrage
George Hook on 'implied consent' and why he's never liked interviewing Ivana Bacik
The outspoken broadcaster landed in the headlines last summer after an interview with the Labour senator. We asked him about it this week.
# first stab
George Hook has a publisher for his erotic novel about a radio boss and a billionaire
The veteran broadcaster unleashed his idea for the page-turner last summer. He won’t let go of it, it seems.
# Ireland's first surfer
Meet the man who made Ireland's very first surfboard back in the 1940s
Joe Roddy is the subject of a Newstalk documentary this morning.
# Tough Call
Making a Murderer's Jerry Buting on the 'possible reason' why Steven Avery didn't take the stand
The lawyer was speaking to Ivan Yates on Newstalk Breakfast.
# mystery adviser
Whatever happened to George Hook's Dáil bid?
Remember his mooted Dun Laoghaire run under the ‘Michael Collins Fine Gael’ banner?
# hoverbort
Pat Kenny riding a hoverboard is the meme Ireland needs right now
<3 Pat's hoverboard.
# Dismissed
Newstalk taking legal action over report claiming Pat Kenny will be axed
Kenny’s mid-morning radio slot is not being scrapped in the new year.
# back to the mothership
Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ?
It looks like a possibility.
# pragmatic baptism
Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'
Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.
# from the flames
The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp
Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.
# Hate Mail
"Stay in bed you freak": This is the kind of hate mail George Hook receives
Hook says that the mail “gets to him”.
# streets of dublin
"You wonder - why are you on the street?": Pat Kenny spent a night examining the homelessness crisis
“It’s an extraordinary experience seeing the city like this.”
# sean moncrieff
"I see myself as 90% Irish...with some Brit bits"
Sean Moncrieff’s new book is about the Irish Paradox.
# fair and balanced
George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has released guidelines for broadcasters during next year’s election.
# get yourself checked
Bobby Kerr to take break from Newstalk after cancer diagnosis
The businessman told listeners of his Saturday morning radio show that the disease has been caught early.
# Not clever
"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas
“Irish people live on risks – they don’t think before they act.”
# Election 2016
George Hook is considering a Dáil bid as the 'Michael Collins Fine Gael' candidate
The Newstalk broadcaster and rugby analyst could run in Dún Laoghaire.
# Marriage
Bob Geldof says proposing to his girlfriend after the death of his daughter Peaches 'let some light in'
“I thought I can’t ask her to marry me now, it’s wildly inappropriate, I’ll wait. But then I thought no, you need to.”
# changing roles
Chris Donoghue quits position as UTV Ireland Live anchor
The Newstalk Breakfast presenter will be leaving his position in December.
The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year
The two stations are likely to re-apply to stay on the air.
# Election 201?
Ivan Yates thinks the general election is less than two months away
But Enda is willing to bet otherwise.
# clash of the ash
The names are in - here are the Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year nominees
All-Ireland U-21 hurling champs Limerick unsurprisingly have the most nominations.
# by the horns
Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"
One person was worried it would offend tourists.
# living the dream
The man behind the mic - Inside the world of one of Ireland's best sports commentators
Sports commentator Dave McIntyre has a job that many of us can only dream about.
# Tune in
It’s a bumper GAA weekend and here’s all your TV and Radio coverage
There’s plenty to get stuck in to this weekend.