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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,242 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

Ian Dempsey: 'I was in awe of Larry's work ethic and genuine love for what he was doing'
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Ian Dempsey: 'I was in awe of Larry's work ethic and genuine love for what he was doing'

Jan 9th 2020, 8:50 PM 15,727 Views 15 Comments

Larry Gogan, who passed away last week, was an inspiration and a helping hand for aspiring radio DJs, writes Ian Dempsey.

Hozier had a wholesome reunion with the guy who gave him his dungarees during a show
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# Hozier Is My Brozier

Hozier had a wholesome reunion with the guy who gave him his dungarees during a show

Sep 7th 2018, 10:17 AM 4,761 Views 0 Comments

What a guy.

Latest radio figures: Joe Duffy a big winner in a very nice three months indeed for RTÉ Radio One
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Latest radio figures: Joe Duffy a big winner in a very nice three months indeed for RTÉ Radio One

Oct 26th 2016, 6:07 PM 22,044 Views 54 Comments

Less so for 2FM and other stations. RTÉ’s flagship news and current affairs channel is continuing to dominate the radio landscape.

Ian Dempsey just got a rather large tattoo live on air, all for a wonderful cause
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# Iano Inked

Ian Dempsey just got a rather large tattoo live on air, all for a wonderful cause

Sep 27th 2016, 11:32 AM 15,624 Views 3 Comments

There’s a starmaaan….

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

Sep 16th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,074 Views 36 Comments

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

'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den
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'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den

Dec 25th 2015, 10:40 AM 15,433 Views 7 Comments

“We’d be the nation’s babysitter in the corner of the room”.

'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den
# Dempsey's Den
# Dempsey's Den

'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 24,898 Views 14 Comments

“We’d be the nation’s babysitter in the corner of the room”.

Ian Dempsey is taking over the Last Word ... for one day
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Ian Dempsey is taking over the Last Word ... for one day

Dec 15th 2015, 11:58 AM 17,982 Views 21 Comments

Presenters on Today FM are moving out of their comfort zones.

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures
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RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures

Oct 29th 2015, 6:11 PM 27,867 Views 45 Comments

The state broadcaster has been cleaning up on all fronts over the last three months.

Colin Farrell read George Hook's erotic novel out loud AND HE DID THE VOICE
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# 50 Shades Of Grump

Colin Farrell read George Hook's erotic novel out loud AND HE DID THE VOICE

Jul 27th 2015, 11:18 AM 4,765 Views 2 Comments

Warning: includes full George Hook impression.

RTÉ has "no comment" after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton
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# RIP

RTÉ has "no comment" after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton

Mar 14th 2015, 1:30 PM 7,429 Views 9 Comments

Ian Dempsey noted the omission.

Check out the letter Gerry Ryan sent to Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ
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Check out the letter Gerry Ryan sent to Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ

Mar 2nd 2015, 1:00 PM 41,215 Views 25 Comments

In case you missed it yesterday…

Here's the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980
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# Bollox

Here's the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:03 AM 9,427 Views 3 Comments

“Just a little note…”

Love/Hate writer warns fans it's all 'downhill' for the characters from now on
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# Love/Hate

Love/Hate writer warns fans it's all 'downhill' for the characters from now on

Oct 16th 2014, 9:45 AM 4,980 Views 0 Comments

Plus five other things we learned from Stuart Carolan this morning. The usual massive SPOILER WARNING applies.

Here's what Twitter thinks Ireland actually smells like
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# Irish Smells

Here's what Twitter thinks Ireland actually smells like

Mar 21st 2014, 9:44 AM 8,232 Views 2 Comments

#irishsmells has been taking over timelines this morning

These videos make 2fm's Beat on the Street look like the most fun ever
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# Beat On The Street

These videos make 2fm's Beat on the Street look like the most fun ever

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,918 Views 0 Comments

Can’t we go back to those halcyon days?

Ian Dempsey honoured with Outstanding Achievement radio award
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Ian Dempsey honoured with Outstanding Achievement radio award

Oct 4th 2013, 9:23 PM 14,897 Views 50 Comments

And not a 1980s jumper in sight at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny where the PPI Radio Awards are being held.

Sunday morning memories: 12 great things about The Beatbox
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# Simulcast

Sunday morning memories: 12 great things about The Beatbox

Feb 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 20,999 Views 16 Comments

Barry Lang, Iam Dempsey, missing it because of mass…

Happy Birthday Ian Dempsey... This is your (Dempsey's Den) life
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# Iano

Happy Birthday Ian Dempsey... This is your (Dempsey's Den) life

Jan 16th 2013, 3:12 PM 23,845 Views 28 Comments

We remember the jumpers and the hijinks of eighties television fondly.

In your ears: JNLR figures reveal what Ireland has been listening to
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In your ears: JNLR figures reveal what Ireland has been listening to

Jul 27th 2012, 10:40 AM 6,297 Views 24 Comments

Good news and bad news for all stations as RTÉ Radio retains an overall market share of nearly a quarter.

Sinéad O'Connor a "very happy girl" ahead of fourth wedding
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# Fourth Time Lucky

Sinéad O'Connor a "very happy girl" ahead of fourth wedding

Dec 7th 2011, 11:58 AM 7,365 Views 33 Comments

News of impending nuptials comes months after O’Connor launched an online search for a sexy date.