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# RTÉ Radio 1

31st March 2023
# no bandwidth
RTÉ to stop broadcasting on longwave 252 bandwidth from next month
RTÉ director general Dee Forbes said the broadcaster can ‘no longer justify’ investment in the long wave transmitter.
Last year
# RTÉ Radio 1
Ronan Collins gives emotional sign off on last RTÉ Radio 1 show
The broadcaster revealed that he will be on RTÉ Radio Gold in the new year.
All time
# agsi
Any plans to give gardaí powers to tackle house parties during pandemic 'fraught with difficulties'
The Government this week u-turned on its plans to afford gardaí extra powers to police house parties.
# too much and never enough
'I don't think it exists anymore': Mary Trump on how toxic family dynamics 'beat' the kindness out of Donald
The US president’s niece tells Miriam O’Callaghan how her grandfather’s cruel nature left all five of his children “deeply damaged”.
# memory lane
Becoming friends with Christy Moore and making up with Alex Ferguson after upsetting Man United exit
Paul McGrath was a guest on RTÉ Radio 1′s ‘Des’s Island Discs.’
Commissioner apologises to garda who faced dismissal for giving birth outside wedlock
In 1985, 22-year-old Majella Moynihan faced disciplinary action after she became pregnant by a fellow garda.
# Pulling no punches
'Disgraceful' - Ex-FAI boss calls for investigation into association's ticketing deals
Brendan Menton also believes Fifa should step in to take temporary control of the FAI through a normalisation committee.
# leaving neverland
'Deeply suspicious': Sam Smyth and Eamon Dunphy wrote concerned letter to Jackson accuser in 1988
Smyth recalled covering the singer’s visit to Cork as part of the ‘Bad’ tour.
# snowmageddon
'Like a flash flood of snow': Transport agency says 'compounding' of events caused delays yesterday
Thousands of motorists were caught in long tailbacks in the snow yesterday afternoon.
# jnlrs
Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures
Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.
# Brack from the dead
'Basically, I'm not dead': Former Ballybrack FC player reveals amusement at false rumours of his death
The Spanish footballer has reacted with amusement to exaggerated rumours of his death.
# Homelessness
'You feel like you have no life left': Teenager living in hotel speaks about daily struggle of being homeless
‘Amanda’, one of more than 9,500 homeless people in Ireland, gave a candid interview on RTÉ Radio 1.
# francis mcmanus
'‘Have you seen her legs?’ and other stories from Fat Land': An award-winning short story before bedtime
The story, by Claire Mulligan, won third prize at this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition in honour of Francis McManus.
# francis mcmanus
'The New Place': An award-winning short story before bedtime
The New Place by Peter McNamara won second prize at this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition in honour of Francis McManus.
# francis mcmanus
'Ashes': An award-winning short story before bedtime
Ashes, by Claire Zwaartmann, won first prize at this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition in honour of Francis McManus.
# Housing Crisis
'It's embarrassing to sleep rough': Son of Father Michael Cleary reveals he is homeless
Ross Hamilton lost his home after a back injury meant he couldn’t work and his landlord refused to accept a HAP payment.
# Alan Shatter
Shane Ross: 'I sometimes think he's got a picture of me and he's throwing darts'
The MInister for Transport and former justice minister have been arguing over Stepaside Garda Station.
# five finger discount
Tom Hanks believes Irish people don't steal pint glasses from the pub, but Tom... we do
Can’t believe that we as a nation have to disappoint Tom Hanks.
# The Sunday Times
'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column
The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.
# Cancer
'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25
Following a year-long battle, James Murphy got the all clear today just before going on air.
# tensions
John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term
The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.
# factcheck
FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?
FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.
# on the pig's back
A pig did a shite on the floor of an RTÉ Radio 1 studio live on air this morning
Someone bring some Febreeze to Montrose.
# jooooooe duffayyy
11 reasons why Liveline will always be dear to Irish people's hearts
We will always want to Talk To Joe <3
# Emergency Accommodation
'We have a toilet, a bed, and a desk. That's where we live'
Erica Fleming lives in a hotel room with her nine-year-old daughter.
# back to the mothership
Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ?
It looks like a possibility.
# jason cierans
Corkman nicknamed "Miracle Boy" back home as he recovers from one-punch attack in Australia
Jason Cierans’ mother spoke to Ryan Tubridy today.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you listen to Ryan Tubridy's new show?
Or will you stay away?
# New gig
Brendan O'Connor insists he's not hanging around for long in his new radio slot
He did mention Tubridy, however.
# thats nice
An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed... but a familiar face from home is ready to help
Their bags, containing passports and money, were taken from their hotel room.
# Meaning of Life
Here's what Gay Byrne had to say about THAT interview with Stephen Fry
Byrne appeared on Ray D’Arcy’s first show on RTÉ Radio One today.
# He's back
Ray D'Arcy started his RTÉ radio show today - here's how it went
The broadcaster made his first radio appearance today since leaving Today FM.
# The Media Show
Does the media spin the big stories because of 'who pays the piper'?
We asked the host of RTÉ’s new programme, The Media Show.
# pay packet
'There's no way USC can be abolished overnight'
The suggestion of more taxes to offset any further reduction in the charge hasn’t been ruled out.
# Brighton bombing
'You planted the bomb that killed my dad, but who are you?'
An incredible friendship grew from the aftermath of the Brighton bombing.
# Radio Wars
Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D'Arcy arrives at RTÉ
However, he will be on air for just three weeks.
# Ouch
Trump: 'Sean O'Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair'
The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.
# DOcuments
Irish Water will consider extending October 31 deadline for applications
The utility also apologised for the long waits some customers are experiencing when contacting the helpline.
# Radio Wars
RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards
Today FM brought home the big prize of Full Service Station of the Year.
# Burn the Bondholders
Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.