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# radio - This year 2022

BBC should have further explored sexual misconduct allegations against Tim Westwood - report
# Radio DJ
# Radio DJ

BBC should have further explored sexual misconduct allegations against Tim Westwood - report

Aug 4th 2022, 4:59 PM 20,534 Views 0 Comments

Police are believed to be investigating sexual assault allegations against the DJ.

Broadcasting watchdog rejects 11 complaints about Covid-19 segment on The Pat Kenny Show
# BAI COMPLAINTS
# BAI COMPLAINTS

Broadcasting watchdog rejects 11 complaints about Covid-19 segment on The Pat Kenny Show

Jul 20th 2022, 1:09 PM 30,378 Views 0 Comments

The Newstalk programme interviewed Health Minister Stephen Donnelly about Covid last October.

RTÉ decides to reinstate The 2 Johnnies' new 2fm slot
# Radio
# Radio

RTÉ decides to reinstate The 2 Johnnies' new 2fm slot

Mar 1st 2022, 10:59 PM 48,821 Views 37 Comments

RTÉ 2fm took the show off air after its first episode when the comedians were criticised for repeating sexist comments.

Today FM shake up: Pamela Joyce to take lunchtime slot and Fergal D'Arcy set to leave
# Radio
# Radio

Today FM shake up: Pamela Joyce to take lunchtime slot and Fergal D'Arcy set to leave

Jan 10th 2022, 4:37 PM 49,865 Views 41 Comments

Virgin Media presenter Ray Foley is set to return to Today FM.

# radio - Last year 2021

Independent radio stations came ‘critically close’ to shutting down, industry chief warns
# Radio
# Radio

Independent radio stations came ‘critically close’ to shutting down, industry chief warns

Nov 17th 2021, 10:35 PM 18,828 Views 11 Comments

An Oireachtas committee heard that revenue from local ads is down between 20% and 30%.

Top commercial stations play Irish female artists in charts at lower rate than most national radio
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Top commercial stations play Irish female artists in charts at lower rate than most national radio

Jul 8th 2021, 7:18 PM 17,553 Views 48 Comments

There were no women and no people of colour in FM104′s top 20 most-played songs.

Mother of son with additional needs to make formal complaint to BAI over radio station segment
# Dyspraxia
# Dyspraxia

Mother of son with additional needs to make formal complaint to BAI over radio station segment

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 6:37 PM 85,644 Views 0 Comments

FM104 has said it is reviewing its internal processes in the wake of the incident.

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

May 14th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,128 Views 2 Comments

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

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 82,769 Views 73 Comments

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

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 161,725 Views 0 Comments

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

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 44,251 Views 5 Comments

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

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 6,811 Views 24 Comments

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

# radio - All time

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

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,430 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

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 20,995 Views 12 Comments

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

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 96,338 Views 38 Comments

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

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 18,626 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.

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 18,323 Views 80 Comments

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

'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 62,517 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Quiz: How well do you know Irish radio?

Apr 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 39,941 Views 47 Comments

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

'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 17,766 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 19,876 Views 12 Comments

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

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 36,678 Views 47 Comments

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

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 8,797 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 14,464 Views 4 Comments

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

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 42,245 Views 44 Comments

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

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 14,877 Views 42 Comments

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

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 48,473 Views 30 Comments

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

'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 12,397 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 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 90,425 Views 98 Comments

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

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 22,881 Views 140 Comments

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

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 32,918 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 38,013 Views 13 Comments

Green departed the station on March and returned in May.

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 90,894 Views 204 Comments

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

'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 132,586 Views 72 Comments

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

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 31,619 Views 66 Comments

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

'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 50,677 Views 44 Comments

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

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 21,809 Views 36 Comments

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

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 21,760 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.

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 39,815 Views 62 Comments

The veteran broadcaster is moving to online station RTÉ Gold.

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 22,036 Views 36 Comments

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

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