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#Radio

# radio - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk For Good

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

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

# radio - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio Lw252

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Crunch Time

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Exclusive

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

# radio - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie '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

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

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

# radio - Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm in a privileged position': Claire Byrne and Ryan Tubridy on their salaries and gender balance RTÉ

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

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

# radio - Friday 18 August, 2017

# radio - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station Kinvara Fm

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

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

# radio - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps A Hero's Journey

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

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

# radio - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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

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

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

# radio - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff Payments

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

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# radio - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

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

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

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

# radio - Monday 26 June, 2017

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

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

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

# radio - Thursday 4 May, 2017

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

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle Moving The Dial

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

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

# radio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

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

# radio - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station 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.

# radio - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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

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.

# radio - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The terms and conditions apply parts of ads are 'costing radio stations money' May Apply

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years Diversity

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic Facebook Live

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic

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

# radio - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

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

# radio - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released 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’.

# radio - Thursday 26 January, 2017

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

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

# radio - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners Big Switchover

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died Kevin Casey

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

Kevin Casey was the sports editor at WLR FM.

# radio - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces 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.

# radio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions Complaints

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

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

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

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher US Marines

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

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

# radio - Friday 9 December, 2016

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

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

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

# radio - Friday 2 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management 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.

# radio - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos' FM104

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

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

From TheJournal.ie So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves Festive Tunes

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves

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

# radio - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died RIP

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died

The popular WLR FM presenter has died aged 62.

# radio - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air Off Air

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

Former presenters have spoken of their sadness at the closure.

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