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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Phantom FM

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# Changes
Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence
Simon Maher left Phantom, now known as TXFM, after Communicorp came on board.
# 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.
# txfm
TXFM hits the airwaves: Here's how Twitter reacted to the first day
Phantom 105.2′s replacement broadcast for the first time today.
# txfm
Phantom FM replacement TXFM announce new schedule
Cathal Funge, Claire Beck, Joe Donnelly and Kelly-Ann Byrne lead the weekday schedule.
# farewell phantom
Here's the final hour montage of Phantom FM and the last song played
Sometimes I need a revelation.
# farewell phantom
Internet bids an emotional farewell as Phantom FM ceases broadcasting
The station will close at midnight tonight.
Column: Going to see with the pirates... memories of an early Phantom FM
“My heart nearly flung itself up through my gob and into the fireplace”… One of the ‘Two Richies’ recalls that fateful call-up from the mysterious ‘Phantom Towers’.
# fade to black
Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate
The ‘Phantom’ name will soon disappear from the airwaves. It’s been a long, strange, journey from that first suburban shed studio to the heart of the Communicorp empire…
# radiowaves
Phantom FM no more... say hello to TXFM
What do you think of the new moniker?
# Name change
Communicorp planning to drop ‘Phantom’ as indie station rebrands
Several names are being considered by Communicorp bosses. A raft of job cuts were announced at the rock and indie station last week.
# radio waves
BREAKING: Staff laid off under Phantom FM restructuring plan
It is understood that up to 20 members of staff were laid off at the station today.
# Focus
'I haven’t got bogged down thinking about getting back onto the Dublin team'
Éamon Fennell is fully focused on his club challenge as St Vincent’s prepare for an All-Ireland football semi-final.
Tuned in: Dub star Fennell focused on Sam Maguire bid despite radio and business ventures
The St Vincent’s midfielder is a man for all seasons.
# Oxegen 2011
Don't miss this: The experts' musical must-sees at Oxegen
We asked those in the know to give us their picks of the 2011 line-up. Here’s what they came up with…
# Phantom FM
Denis O'Brien rumoured to have taken over Phantom
The BAI gives Communicorp the green light to take over the alt-music station – which has moved in with Today FM and Newstalk.