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# Ian Dempsey

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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
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.
Voices
Ian Dempsey: 'I was in awe of Larry's work ethic and genuine love for what he was doing'
Larry Gogan, who passed away last week, was an inspiration and a helping hand for aspiring radio DJs, writes Ian Dempsey.
# hozier is my brozier
Hozier had a wholesome reunion with the guy who gave him his dungarees during a show
What a guy.
# Radio Gaga
Latest radio figures: Joe Duffy a big winner in a very nice three months indeed for RTÉ Radio One
Less so for 2FM and other stations. RTÉ’s flagship news and current affairs channel is continuing to dominate the radio landscape.
# iano inked
Ian Dempsey just got a rather large tattoo live on air, all for a wonderful cause
There’s a starmaaan….
# Legends
Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame
The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.
# dempsey's den
'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den
“We’d be the nation’s babysitter in the corner of the room”.
# dempsey's den
'It was absolutely live' - Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den
“We’d be the nation’s babysitter in the corner of the room”.
# Radio
Ian Dempsey is taking over the Last Word ... for one day
Presenters on Today FM are moving out of their comfort zones.
# Radio Wars
RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures
The state broadcaster has been cleaning up on all fronts over the last three months.
# 50 shades of grump
Colin Farrell read George Hook's erotic novel out loud AND HE DID THE VOICE
Warning: includes full George Hook impression.
# RIP
RTÉ has "no comment" after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton
Ian Dempsey noted the omission.
# Take a Break
Check out the letter Gerry Ryan sent to Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ
In case you missed it yesterday…
# bollox
Here's the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980
“Just a little note…”
# Love/Hate
Love/Hate writer warns fans it's all 'downhill' for the characters from now on
Plus five other things we learned from Stuart Carolan this morning. The usual massive SPOILER WARNING applies.
# irish smells
Here's what Twitter thinks Ireland actually smells like
#irishsmells has been taking over timelines this morning
# beat on the street
These videos make 2fm's Beat on the Street look like the most fun ever
Can’t we go back to those halcyon days?
# winner
Ian Dempsey honoured with Outstanding Achievement radio award
And not a 1980s jumper in sight at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny where the PPI Radio Awards are being held.
# simulcast
Sunday morning memories: 12 great things about The Beatbox
Barry Lang, Iam Dempsey, missing it because of mass…
# iano
Happy Birthday Ian Dempsey... This is your (Dempsey's Den) life
We remember the jumpers and the hijinks of eighties television fondly.
# Radio Ga Ga
In your ears: JNLR figures reveal what Ireland has been listening to
Good news and bad news for all stations as RTÉ Radio retains an overall market share of nearly a quarter.
# Fourth Time Lucky
Sinéad O'Connor a "very happy girl" ahead of fourth wedding
News of impending nuptials comes months after O’Connor launched an online search for a sexy date.