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#Radio

# radio - Thursday 9 March, 2017

The terms and conditions apply parts of ads are 'costing radio stations money'
# May Apply
# May Apply

The terms and conditions apply parts of ads are 'costing radio stations money'

Mar 9th 2017, 6:09 AM 14,506 Views 34 Comments

Brian Hayes says the fast-paced disclaimers cost stations money and is an example of overreaching Brussels bureaucracy.

# radio - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
# Diversity
# Diversity

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,855 Views 32 Comments

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# radio - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic

Feb 15th 2017, 1:45 PM 21,137 Views 20 Comments

Luís Manuel Medina was in the middle of a news broadcast when he was shot.

# radio - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk
# IVAN'S BACK
# IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

Feb 9th 2017, 11:58 AM 28,448 Views 56 Comments

He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.

# radio - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released
# JNLR
# JNLR

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released

Feb 2nd 2017, 12:35 PM 43,322 Views 54 Comments

The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.

# radio - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'We're a rock station that happens to be in Dublin. We want to take Nova national'
# Turn On
# Turn On

'We're a rock station that happens to be in Dublin. We want to take Nova national'

Jan 26th 2017, 5:51 PM 1,221 Views 0 Comments

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we profile classic rock station Radio Nova.

# radio - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio
# Women On Air
From The Daily Edge
# Women On Air

18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio

Jan 25th 2017, 1:31 PM 21,660 Views 18 Comments

Listen up.

# radio - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners
# Big Switchover
# Big Switchover

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners

Jan 14th 2017, 9:00 AM 17,279 Views 24 Comments

There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.

# radio - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died
# Kevin Casey
# Kevin Casey

People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died

Jan 4th 2017, 11:11 AM 39,127 Views 8 Comments

Kevin Casey was the sports editor at WLR FM.

# radio - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces
# Musical Chairs
# Musical Chairs

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:54 PM 56,578 Views 63 Comments

Dermot and Dave will be making the move to mid-morning.

# radio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions
# Complaints
# Complaints

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions

Dec 21st 2016, 2:58 PM 20,541 Views 66 Comments

It is understood that RTÉ will meet the BAI in January.

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home
# Kindness Of Strangers
# Kindness Of Strangers

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home

Dec 21st 2016, 2:12 PM 14,362 Views 36 Comments

The woman is in arrears of €28,000 and was facing repossession.

# radio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it
# Guaranteed Irish
# Guaranteed Irish

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Dec 14th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,307 Views 89 Comments

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

# radio - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
# US Marines
# US Marines

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 24,415 Views 93 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# radio - Friday 9 December, 2016

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

Dec 9th 2016, 4:56 PM 14,978 Views 30 Comments

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

# radio - Friday 2 December, 2016

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management
# Savage Cuts
# Savage Cuts

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:08 PM 113,144 Views 145 Comments

Drama as presenter blindsides station with angry statement – and station rushes to confirm his contract is at an end.

# radio - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'
# FM104
# FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

Nov 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 29,096 Views 26 Comments

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.

# radio - Monday 28 November, 2016

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves
# Festive Tunes
# Festive Tunes

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves

Nov 28th 2016, 11:33 AM 21,609 Views 15 Comments

All funds raised this year by Christmas FM will go to Focus Ireland’s homelessness campaign.

# radio - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died
# RIP
# RIP

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died

Nov 20th 2016, 11:08 AM 27,816 Views 12 Comments

The popular WLR FM presenter has died aged 62.

# radio - Saturday 5 November, 2016

'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'

Nov 5th 2016, 8:15 PM 2,153 Views 58 Comments

Enda Caldwell has a long background of working in radio – most recently with Non-Stop 90s, which went off the air in October. Here, he writes about his concerns about the industry.

# radio - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air
# Off Air
# Off Air

Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air

Oct 26th 2016, 9:47 AM 17,466 Views 37 Comments

Former presenters have spoken of their sadness at the closure.

# radio - Friday 21 October, 2016

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned
# Garrett Harte
# Garrett Harte

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Oct 21st 2016, 11:34 AM 27,452 Views 74 Comments

Garrett Harte said he was leaving the station to “pursue other interests”.

# radio - Thursday 22 September, 2016

This Dublin radio station is pretending it's 1991 for the day and thoroughly confusing listeners
# Party Like It's 1991
From The Daily Edge
# Party Like It's 1991

This Dublin radio station is pretending it's 1991 for the day and thoroughly confusing listeners

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:42 PM 7,046 Views 6 Comments

WHAT YEAR IS IT?

# radio - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame
# Legends
# Legends

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame

Sep 16th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,076 Views 36 Comments

The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.

# radio - Monday 12 September, 2016

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years

Sep 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 23,543 Views 9 Comments

An expert talks us through how it all works.

# radio - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work
# Working Music
# Working Music

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work

Sep 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 15,475 Views 18 Comments

But happy music.

# radio - Friday 2 September, 2016

It's All-Ireland hurling final weekend! - Here's all the TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

It's All-Ireland hurling final weekend! - Here's all the TV and radio coverage

Sep 2nd 2016, 4:40 PM 4,195 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

# radio - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102
# The Greatest Love Of All
From The Daily Edge
# The Greatest Love Of All

11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102

Aug 30th 2016, 9:30 PM 6,251 Views 5 Comments

The sound of the city.

# radio - Friday 12 August, 2016

It's a bumper hurling weekend - Here's all the TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

It's a bumper hurling weekend - Here's all the TV and radio coverage

Aug 12th 2016, 12:05 AM 7,808 Views 8 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

# radio - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff
# Radiohead
From The42
# Radiohead

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff

Aug 9th 2016, 7:35 PM 7,475 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland defender has built a strong reputation as a pundit.

# radio - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners
# Jnlr Figures
# Jnlr Figures

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners

Jul 27th 2016, 8:11 PM 36,548 Views 69 Comments

The latest JNLRs have been released.

# radio - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?

Jul 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 26,121 Views 129 Comments

Labour’s Willie Penrose wants to give struggling musicians a break.

# radio - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish radio?
# Radio Waves
# Radio Waves

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish radio?

Jul 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,998 Views 20 Comments

Know your stuff? Prove it.

# radio - Thursday 14 July, 2016

McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals  - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage

Jul 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 7,912 Views 1 Comment

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

# radio - Saturday 2 July, 2016

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan
# Ivan Yates
# Ivan Yates

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 23,621 Views 21 Comments

Ivan Yates is off on his ‘gap year’ – but Newstalk’s boss has a plan to take on Morning Ireland.

# radio - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Ireland's FM104 and Q102 set to become part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire
# On The Air
# On The Air

Ireland's FM104 and Q102 set to become part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire

Jun 30th 2016, 4:08 PM 13,878 Views 42 Comments

News Corp has announced plans to buy Wireless Group, formerly UTV Media, in a €267 million deal.

# radio - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Presenter Ray Foley to return to Cork's Red FM
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Presenter Ray Foley to return to Cork's Red FM

Jun 29th 2016, 4:54 PM 40,699 Views 48 Comments

He is set to co-present a special 12 week series on Saturday mornings.

# radio - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM
# New Shows
# New Shows

Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM

Jun 16th 2016, 2:39 PM 33,529 Views 54 Comments

The station is revamping its weekend line-up.

# radio - Saturday 4 June, 2016

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges
# Water Wars
# Water Wars

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges

Jun 4th 2016, 3:20 PM 40,873 Views 252 Comments

Kenny has made comments in a newspaper interview about the controversial charges.

# radio - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

An ode to the Cavan kid on the 'Well Daddy' Skoda radio ad
# The Breffni
From The Daily Edge
# The Breffni

An ode to the Cavan kid on the 'Well Daddy' Skoda radio ad

May 31st 2016, 10:20 AM 8,037 Views 1 Comment

“Good job that they are HUUUGE”