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#Radio

# 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 48,845 Views 147 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 41,050 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 18,655 Views 51 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 22,502 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 79,879 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 42,438 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 55,303 Views 21 Comments

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

# radio - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show
# Sunday Roast
From The Daily Edge
# Sunday Roast

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show

Jul 14th 2018, 4:30 PM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

The Sunday Session will be broadcast on BBC 5 Live.

# radio - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM
# Sunday Roast
# Sunday Roast

Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM

Jun 27th 2018, 2:19 PM 14,250 Views 23 Comments

It starts on 8 July and will be on from 11am to 1pm.

# radio - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'

May 5th 2018, 7:30 PM 192,547 Views 130 Comments

The Today FM presenter writes about being told by people to ‘go home’ – despite the fact she is an Irish citizen.

# radio - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Fewer people are tuning into Joe Duffy - but Morning Ireland has added listeners
# JNLR
# JNLR

Fewer people are tuning into Joe Duffy - but Morning Ireland has added listeners

Apr 26th 2018, 2:55 PM 26,251 Views 67 Comments

It’s JNLR day.

# radio - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs
# DesertIslandDiscs
From The Daily Edge
# DesertIslandDiscs

Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs

Mar 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,641 Views 1 Comment

The show has been on air for more than 75 years.

# radio - Monday 26 February, 2018

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June

Feb 26th 2018, 1:30 PM 48,406 Views 85 Comments

Nugent has been with the broadcaster for 24 years.

# radio - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed
# Next Five Years
# Next Five Years

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 30,033 Views 139 Comments

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

# radio - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show
# JNLR
# JNLR

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

Feb 8th 2018, 12:44 PM 22,063 Views 57 Comments

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# radio - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Jan 10th 2018, 12:27 PM 62,486 Views 89 Comments

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

# radio - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
# Hearing Voices
# Hearing Voices

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,888 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# radio - Friday 15 December, 2017

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Dec 15th 2017, 7:40 PM 33,075 Views 132 Comments

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

# radio - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now?

Nov 28th 2017, 12:46 PM 22,772 Views 59 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# radio - Thursday 26 October, 2017

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death

Oct 26th 2017, 12:03 PM 17,968 Views 67 Comments

The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.

# radio - Friday 20 October, 2017

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'
# Power Of Radio
# Power Of Radio

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Oct 20th 2017, 8:06 PM 8,937 Views 3 Comments

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.

# radio - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk
# For Good
# For Good

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk

Oct 18th 2017, 7:42 PM 27,332 Views 137 Comments

The former GP had temporarily taken over the lunchtime slot following Hook’s suspension.

# radio - Sunday 15 October, 2017

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio
# Lw252
# Lw252

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio

Oct 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,058 Views 19 Comments

The service will end in 2019 and will be replaced by a digital service which campaigners say many older people in the UK will not be able to access.

# radio - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately

Sep 12th 2017, 2:59 PM 147,777 Views 596 Comments

“Misogyny should never be normalised,” according to a draft letter signed by around 20 staff.

# radio - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

Aug 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 22,498 Views 150 Comments

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

# radio - Friday 25 August, 2017

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?

Aug 25th 2017, 12:45 PM 22,939 Views 54 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'I'm in a privileged position': Claire Byrne and Ryan Tubridy on their salaries and gender balance
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

'I'm in a privileged position': Claire Byrne and Ryan Tubridy on their salaries and gender balance

Aug 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 40,688 Views 65 Comments

The two presenters were speaking as RTÉ launched its new season of programming.

# radio - Friday 18 August, 2017

How do Ireland's radio stations fare when it comes to gender balance? We took a look
# Women On Air
From The Daily Edge
# Women On Air

How do Ireland's radio stations fare when it comes to gender balance? We took a look

Aug 18th 2017, 4:57 PM 7,684 Views 17 Comments

Let’s just say they can do better…

# radio - Friday 11 August, 2017

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station
# Kinvara Fm
# Kinvara Fm

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station

Aug 11th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,925 Views 9 Comments

Kinvara FM is the new community radio station based in the south Galway village.

# radio - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps
# A Hero's Journey
# A Hero's Journey

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,381 Views 10 Comments

The documentary maker who compiled the diaries said they show the family share Tom Crean’s “traits of endurance”.

# radio - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy among the big radio names to lose listeners this quarter
# Is Anybody Out There?
# Is Anybody Out There?

Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy among the big radio names to lose listeners this quarter

Jul 27th 2017, 12:12 PM 30,063 Views 120 Comments

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

# radio - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff
# Payments
# Payments

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

Jul 25th 2017, 11:53 AM 10,004 Views 30 Comments

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# radio - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British

Jul 18th 2017, 7:55 PM 53,974 Views 82 Comments

The Wimbledon semi-finalist was interviewed by John Humphrys on the Today programme earlier.

# radio - Monday 26 June, 2017

Hansen hits back at 'desperate, predictable' Gatland over Murray accusation
# Denied
From The42
# Denied

Hansen hits back at 'desperate, predictable' Gatland over Murray accusation

Jun 26th 2017, 12:55 AM 11,305 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks boss was not happy with accusations his side had attempted to injury Murray.

# radio - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet
# Not So Pc
# Not So Pc

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

May 4th 2017, 12:58 PM 36,577 Views 80 Comments

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# radio - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp
# Radio
# Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Apr 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 36,521 Views 44 Comments

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle
# Moving The Dial
# Moving The Dial

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle

Apr 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 17,802 Views 35 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

# radio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM
# Today FM
# Today FM

'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM

Mar 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 15,132 Views 20 Comments

The presenter spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the station has grown since then.

# radio - Friday 17 March, 2017

Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station
# 20 Years Ago
# 20 Years Ago

Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station

Mar 17th 2017, 6:45 AM 23,246 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Dunphy’s show, The Last Word, was the only programme to be kept after the rebrand.

# radio - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'
# Today Fm's 20 Year Anniversary
# Today Fm's 20 Year Anniversary

Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'

Mar 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 533 Views 39 Comments

The atmosphere of trying out new ideas was addictive and the fearless nature of all the staff allowed us to go on a kind of radio crusade, writes Ian Dempsey.