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# Today FM

Last year
2022
# Radio
Today FM shake up: Pamela Joyce to take lunchtime slot and Fergal D'Arcy set to leave
Virgin Media presenter Ray Foley is set to return to Today FM.
All time
# Music
Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.
# Radio
Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.
# on the radio
Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.
# lifted
Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.
# Banned
'I believe in a free press': Taoiseach says he doesn't condone Communicorp ban on certain Irish journalists
The Currency reporters are the latest Irish journalists to be banned from O’Brien-owned stations.
# The Last Word
Communicorp bans journalists from Irish news website The Currency from appearing on its airwaves
The website’s editor was due to appear on Today FM this evening but this appearance was cancelled.
# imro radio awards
Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM
O’Connell had been dropped from the radio station in July.
# JNLR
After quitting the station in March, Jenny Greene is returning to 2FM to host a new daytime slot
The latest JNLR listenership figures show a boost for the station.
# Republic of Work
Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.
# listener numbers
2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures
It was also a mixed bag for RTÉ Radio One in the latest JNLR figures.
# hozier is my brozier
Hozier had a wholesome reunion with the guy who gave him his dungarees during a show
What a guy.
# me and my friends
Busy Philipps just shouted out James Vincent McMorrow's Today FM performance, as you do
G’wan James!
# listenership figures
Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
The radio listenership figures are out.
# Sunday Roast
Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM
It starts on 8 July and will be on from 11am to 1pm.
# it's not north korea
Muireann O'Connell clapped back at a troll who didn't seem to understand the concept of free will
Having none of it.
# JNLR
Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show
There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.
# gender balance
Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.
# al porter
Al Porter to take 'personal time' away from Today FM show
He has been presenting the show for 10 months.
# al porter
Today FM has spoken to Al Porter over allegation
Today FM issued a statement this evening.
# Making waves
2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death
The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.
# pen pals
BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which is to go live on 1 May.
# High Court
Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman
Journalist with the Irish Sun Ken Sweeney has taken a case against the radio station in the High Court.
# Life of Reilly
Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent
Reilly, formerly of TheJournal.ie, moves to Ballymount after the departure of Ursula Halligan.
# Do not feed the birds
An 'aggressive seagull’ is plaguing Today FM but are other humans responsible for its belligerence?
Experts say the attacks are carried out by a small number of “rogue individuals”.
# JNLR
'It's definitely on': Battle heating up for 2FM and Today FM as pair tied for breakfast listeners
Latest figures show a good rise in numbers across the both stations.
# Free Speech
'Harmful and offensive': Complaint against Katie Hopkins' Today FM appearance rejected
Hopkins had been discussing hate speech on The Last Word.
# Radio
Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp
Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.
# Today FM
'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM
The presenter spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the station has grown since then.
# 20 years ago
Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station
Eamon Dunphy’s show, The Last Word, was the only programme to be kept after the rebrand.
Voices
Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'
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.
# JNLR
'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released
The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.
# Women On Air
18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio
Listen up.
# porter in the house
Al Porter has been named as the new lunchtime presenter on Today FM
He replaces Dermot and Dave who have moved to Anton Savage’s vacated slot.
# radio days
Today FM have shaken up their line-up with another new presenter
Al Porter will present a lunchtime show.
# Musical Chairs
Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces
Dermot and Dave will be making the move to mid-morning.
# Accounts
Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year
The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.
# lost in translation
Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment
The presenter was talking about the literal translation of a German word.
# savage cuts
Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management
Drama as presenter blindsides station with angry statement – and station rushes to confirm his contract is at an end.