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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Newstalk

All time
# The Right Hook
'Outrageous accusation': George Hook says he isn't controversial just to wind people up
“Everything I say is what I believe.”
# 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.
# Tune in
It’s a bumper GAA weekend and here’s all the TV and radio coverage
There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.
# Tune in
It’s a bumper GAA weekend and here’s all the TV and radio coverage
There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.
# Court
Rape survivor "shocked" at George Hook's comments on 'implied consent'
The broadcaster clarified his comments today.
# good form
Rossies boss John Evans explained SH*TE-gate and gave Wooly a run for his money last night
The Roscommon manager felt it was good to talk on Off the Ball.
# Tune in
It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's all the TV and radio coverage
There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.
# news wrap
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
# lassie come home
Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone
The dog was snapped up by a syndicate in England and has been doing quite well for himself.
Paolo Tullio laid to rest in Dublin
The funeral was held at Trinity College today.
# Airwaves Alert
10 Allstars amongst Newstalk's new GAA team for the 2015 championship
The radio station unveiled their new list of pundits today.
# marriage ref
'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen'
The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.
# back on air
RTÉ aired Newstalk's 'Move the Dial' ad in error
The ad was not due to be aired over the line ‘move the dial’.
# long haul
Brian O'Donnell says his legal battle stopped a man about to take his own life
The solicitor said his family are in this for the long haul and they ‘don’t like being bullied’.
John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community
Waters said he envisages situations where a gay step parent could be given a superior status to a biological parent.
# The Rabbitte
Consigned to the knacker's yard, Pat Rabbitte doesn't know if he'll run again
The former communications minister has given a typically outspoken interview to Newstalk today.
# hookie
"You're a waste of a pregnancy" - Someone sent George Hook a disgusting letter
Anonymously, of course.
# Paint it Black
Coloured boots are what's really wrong with the GAA according to one inter-county team
Not blanket defences or cyncial fouling, coloured boots.
# pcgonemad
Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate
Former Fine Gael senator was trending on Twitter yesterday.
# yokegate
The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips'
That’s what Blindboy Boatclub says, anyway.
# Family
Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents
In an interview with Newstalk this morning, Bishop Kevin Doran also said women shouldn’t abort a baby just to get back at their rapist.
# tb or not tb
Half of Irish GPs are in debt and wish they'd done something else
And 66% would advise their children to pick a different career
# Say nothing
Vincent Browne hasn't gotten anything in the post from Irish Water
The veteran broadcaster was speaking on the Newstalk Breakfast programme this morning.
# The Right Hook
George Hook cancels retirement plans under threat of being kicked out of his home...
… by his wife.
# Section 37
Gay teacher pixellates face in video so bosses don't see her
The lip-sync video was made for Newstalk’s Open To All competition.
# god is a dj
You'll be able to listen to another sporting legend on Off The Ball this summer
DJ Carey will take part in his first broadcast as an analyst with the show later this month.
# Syria
40 Irish fighters are in ISIS, claims former member
He also said that there is “much talk” about attacking Western soil.
# Radio Wars
Ray D'Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship... but his new slot doesn't look too good either
However, his replacement, Anton Savage, has something to be happy about.
# truth bomb
'A small regional peripheral airline' - Michael O'Leary dismisses Aer Lingus talk
The Ryanair CEO says the focus on the airline’s sale is ‘irrelevant’.
# The Media Show
Does the media spin the big stories because of 'who pays the piper'?
We asked the host of RTÉ’s new programme, The Media Show.
# Kenny on Kenny
Enda Kenny went on Newstalk and Pat Kenny asked him about literally everything
The Taoiseach went around the houses with the broadcaster this morning.
# bring it on
Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'
The broadcaster said she wanted to stick her two fingers up at people saying she should ‘go back to reading from an auto-cue with her blond hair’.
# Careful Now
Ivan Yates on Stephanie Roche nomination: 'It's tokenism because she's a woman'
Broadcaster says there’s ‘no way’ Roche should win the Puskas Award at tonight’s Ballon d’Or ceremony.
# Toy Show
Pat Kenny has explained why he doesn't miss the Toy Show
“It’s time to leave the Batman outfits to the other presenters.”
# Regret
Fine Gael TD withdraws comments comparing some water protesters to ISIS
Noel Coonan has also said that he has received a death threat in the wake of his comments.
# Bai
Newstalk presenter condemns "daft and depressing" same-sex marriage ruling
Although another one put to the BAI about ‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ was rejected.
# Been there
Ray Houghton warns McGeady and McCarthy: 'Expect it to be hostile'
The Glasgow-born midfielder knows what it’s like to return to the Scottish city but in an Irish jersey.
# Fran
Peter Coonan found Love/Hate rape 'hard to watch, but the scene made sense'
He also had no idea Nidge had been shot, until he watched the episode on Sunday night.
# on the ball
'Having a laugh with your mates is one of the best things about football, that's what Team 33 is'
Richard Chambers explains the thinking behind the football podcast.