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# radio - Friday 14 May, 2021

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
# Radio
# Radio

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media

Fri 5:42 PM 14,898 Views 2 Comments

The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.

# radio - Friday 23 April, 2021

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM
# Dublin Walks
# Dublin Walks

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM

Apr 23rd 2021, 12:15 PM 80,859 Views 73 Comments

Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon launched Dublin Talks on 98FM in 2014.

# radio - Monday 8 March, 2021

Eoghan McDermott will not be returning to 2FM, RTÉ confirms
# 2fm Breakfast
# 2fm Breakfast

Eoghan McDermott will not be returning to 2FM, RTÉ confirms

Mar 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 160,547 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ said McDermott’s contract is “due to expire shortly”.

# radio - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
# On The Radio
# On The Radio

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 11:59 AM 44,038 Views 0 Comments

Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.

# radio - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

One in 12 Irish people listen to radio on a digital device, JNLR report says
# Radio
# Radio

One in 12 Irish people listen to radio on a digital device, JNLR report says

Feb 10th 2021, 4:40 PM 6,582 Views 24 Comments

That’s compared to more than three-quarters who use an FM radio.

# radio - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
# Falalalalalalalala
# Falalalalalalalala

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,317 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# radio - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Complaint upheld over Classic Hits prize conveying Jerusalem's Old City as Israeli
# Radio
# Radio

Complaint upheld over Classic Hits prize conveying Jerusalem's Old City as Israeli

Nov 17th 2020, 11:59 AM 20,952 Views 12 Comments

The ASAI upheld a separate complaint about an undisclosed commercial relationship between influencer Emma Kehoe and Pretty Little Thing.

# radio - Friday 16 October, 2020

Mario Rosenstock's 'Sunday Roast' slot on TodayFM has been cancelled
# Radio
# Radio

Mario Rosenstock's 'Sunday Roast' slot on TodayFM has been cancelled

Oct 16th 2020, 7:22 PM 96,098 Views 38 Comments

The comedian said his Gift Grub segment on the same radio station would continue.

# radio - Sunday 19 July, 2020

We have a wealth of talented podcasters here in Ireland, so why are we not counting their listeners?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We have a wealth of talented podcasters here in Ireland, so why are we not counting their listeners?

Jul 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 18,177 Views 18 Comments

As Bressie’s podcast wins an award, Darach Ó Séaghdha argues that it’s high time the JNLR figures took podcasting into account.

# radio - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
# Music
# Music

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

Jun 24th 2020, 4:38 PM 18,098 Views 80 Comments

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

# radio - Friday 8 May, 2020

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air
# On Air
# On Air

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air

May 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 62,420 Views 21 Comments

The popular broadcaster will present his final Today With Sean O’Rourke show on RTÉ Radio One today.

# radio - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Irish radio?
# Airwaves
# Airwaves

Quiz: How well do you know Irish radio?

Apr 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 39,810 Views 47 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge of Ireland’s airwaves down through the years.

# radio - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'I'd only meant to stay a few months aboard Radio Caroline. Ronan O'Rahilly's magnetism kept me there for years'
# Radio Caroline
# Radio Caroline

'I'd only meant to stay a few months aboard Radio Caroline. Ronan O'Rahilly's magnetism kept me there for years'

Apr 21st 2020, 7:00 PM 17,630 Views 8 Comments

Steve Conway pays tribute to the founder of Radio Caroline, the original radio pirate.

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79
# PIRATE RADIO
# PIRATE RADIO

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79

Apr 21st 2020, 10:24 AM 19,785 Views 12 Comments

The station had a listenership of up to 30 million and gave a host of famous presenters their starts in radio.

# radio - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

RTÉ Sport announce plans to broadcast classic games and documentaries
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ Sport announce plans to broadcast classic games and documentaries

Apr 14th 2020, 5:51 PM 36,590 Views 47 Comments

The station will show classic soccer, GAA, rugby and hockey matches over the coming weeks.

# radio - Monday 30 September, 2019

Michael Collins, Ireland's elderly and female-led stories will be explored through BAI funding
# TV And Radio
# TV And Radio

Michael Collins, Ireland's elderly and female-led stories will be explored through BAI funding

Sep 30th 2019, 4:47 PM 8,765 Views 7 Comments

There has been an increase in the amount of funding awarded to female-led projects.

Donncha O'Callaghan and Ruby Walsh join new RTÉ 2FM Game On line up
# On Air
From The42
# On Air

Donncha O'Callaghan and Ruby Walsh join new RTÉ 2FM Game On line up

Sep 30th 2019, 4:42 PM 14,245 Views 4 Comments

The duo will link up with sports journalist Marie Crowe in the hot seats for the now-extended programme.

# radio - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Communicorp bans journalists from Irish news website The Currency from appearing on its airwaves
# The Last Word
# The Last Word

Communicorp bans journalists from Irish news website The Currency from appearing on its airwaves

Sep 25th 2019, 6:12 PM 42,020 Views 44 Comments

The website’s editor was due to appear on Today FM this evening but this appearance was cancelled.

# radio - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Longwave radio service will be out for a month as works get underway to preserve it for another two years
# On The Radio
# On The Radio

Longwave radio service will be out for a month as works get underway to preserve it for another two years

Sep 5th 2019, 10:13 AM 14,811 Views 41 Comments

Irish expats in the UK campaigned to save the longwave radio service.

# radio - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM
# Imro Radio Awards
# Imro Radio Awards

Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM

Sep 3rd 2019, 1:37 PM 48,380 Views 30 Comments

O’Connell had been dropped from the radio station in July.

# radio - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'Misleading' Home Office ad on how EU citizens apply to stay in the UK banned
# Home Office
# Home Office

'Misleading' Home Office ad on how EU citizens apply to stay in the UK banned

Aug 28th 2019, 7:53 AM 12,369 Views 0 Comments

The advert claimed all that was needed to apply was a passport or ID card, which was found to be “misleading”.

# radio - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Radio wars: Ivan Yates smiling in the Hard Shoulder as ditched Today FM presenter wins listeners
# Jnlrs
# Jnlrs

Radio wars: Ivan Yates smiling in the Hard Shoulder as ditched Today FM presenter wins listeners

Aug 1st 2019, 1:07 PM 90,363 Views 98 Comments

RTÉ’s dominance of the top 20 shows is broken only by Ivan Yates.

# radio - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

RTÉ says covering papal visit and World Cup added to money woes as it reports €13 million deficit
# In The Red
# In The Red

RTÉ says covering papal visit and World Cup added to money woes as it reports €13 million deficit

Jun 25th 2019, 4:18 PM 22,851 Views 140 Comments

Director General Dee Forbes said there is a significant need for a complete revamp of the licence fee system.

# radio - Friday 21 June, 2019

The Explainer: The story of the Ana Kriegel trial
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: The story of the Ana Kriegel trial

Jun 21st 2019, 6:00 PM 32,799 Views 0 Comments

A look at the trial which found two 14-year-old boys guilty of the murder of teenager Ana Kriegel.

# radio - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM
# Greene Wave
# Greene Wave

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM

May 30th 2019, 12:58 PM 37,904 Views 13 Comments

Green departed the station on March and returned in May.

# radio - Monday 27 May, 2019

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'
# Swings And Roundabouts
# Swings And Roundabouts

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

May 27th 2019, 11:06 AM 90,817 Views 204 Comments

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

# radio - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

'A very heavy heart': Jenny Greene announces departure from 2FM
# 2fm
# 2fm

'A very heavy heart': Jenny Greene announces departure from 2FM

Mar 12th 2019, 10:33 AM 132,510 Views 72 Comments

2FM announced that Jennifer Zamparelli is to host her own programme as part of the new schedule line up.

# radio - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures
# Jnlrs
# Jnlrs

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures

Feb 7th 2019, 12:08 PM 31,584 Views 66 Comments

Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.

# radio - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'Bring it on' - Former RTÉ reporter Damien Tiernan hits out at Montrose bosses over regional coverage
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

'Bring it on' - Former RTÉ reporter Damien Tiernan hits out at Montrose bosses over regional coverage

Feb 3rd 2019, 11:01 AM 50,473 Views 44 Comments

Tiernan left the station last month after 23 years with the national broadcaster.

# radio - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
# Republic Of Work
# Republic Of Work

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 10:16 AM 21,752 Views 36 Comments

Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.

# radio - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Opinion: Kind, fun and a music champion - why Larry Gogan is the king of radio
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Kind, fun and a music champion - why Larry Gogan is the king of radio

Jan 12th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,738 Views 15 Comments

It was announced this week he is leaving his 2fm show to go to RTÉ Gold. His former broadcast assistant Helen Cullen says he was a brilliant boss to her.

# radio - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Larry Gogan is leaving RTÉ's 2FM after 40 years
# Golden Hour
# Golden Hour

Larry Gogan is leaving RTÉ's 2FM after 40 years

Jan 8th 2019, 8:57 AM 39,781 Views 62 Comments

The veteran broadcaster is moving to online station RTÉ Gold.

# radio - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

Dec 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 21,537 Views 36 Comments

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

# radio - Thursday 22 November, 2018

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk
# Sling Your Hook
# Sling Your Hook

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:21 PM 48,372 Views 148 Comments

Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.

# radio - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Candidates lodge papers as official campaigning in presidential election set to get under way
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Candidates lodge papers as official campaigning in presidential election set to get under way

Sep 25th 2018, 10:39 AM 40,999 Views 108 Comments

We’re just a month out from polling day.

# radio - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years
# Extension
# Extension

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Sep 12th 2018, 6:11 PM 18,596 Views 50 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

# radio - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'A Promise Kept': Why it took 90 years to engrave a death date on a Tipperary man's grave
# Thomas O'dea
# Thomas O'dea

'A Promise Kept': Why it took 90 years to engrave a death date on a Tipperary man's grave

Sep 9th 2018, 7:45 AM 22,434 Views 9 Comments

The first of a four-part documentary is due to air at 11am on Tipp Mid West Radio tomorrow.

# radio - Saturday 18 August, 2018

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'
# Multiple System Atrophy
# Multiple System Atrophy

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'

Aug 18th 2018, 1:24 PM 79,658 Views 55 Comments

O’Callaghan told his fans:’I will miss being with you on the radio.’

# radio - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
# Listenership Figures
# Listenership Figures

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 4:25 PM 42,399 Views 92 Comments

The radio listenership figures are out.

# radio - Monday 16 July, 2018

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

Jul 16th 2018, 3:29 PM 55,294 Views 21 Comments

Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.

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