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Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
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Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:58 PM 22,266 Views 19 Comments

The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
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Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media

May 14th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,005 Views 2 Comments

The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
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# On The Radio

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 11:59 AM 44,101 Views 5 Comments

Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December
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Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December

Jul 29th 2020, 5:12 PM 26,042 Views 10 Comments

The rulings by the BAI were released today.

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July
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Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July

Jul 1st 2020, 12:20 PM 121,072 Views 152 Comments

He and his wife are moving back to Enniscorthy in Co Wexford.

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms
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Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms

May 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 27,718 Views 52 Comments

Leo Varadkar spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk this morning.

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus
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Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus

Mar 18th 2020, 12:19 PM 120,072 Views 62 Comments

She said that she found out she had the virus an hour before the Taoiseach’s address to the nation last night.

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
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Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Dec 12th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,046 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

Tubridy on the rise but Marian loses listeners as competition keeping RTÉ 'on its toes'
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Tubridy on the rise but Marian loses listeners as competition keeping RTÉ 'on its toes'

Oct 24th 2019, 12:39 PM 30,590 Views 58 Comments

The Hard Shoulder with Ivan Yates is the only non-RTÉ Radio One show to make it into the top 20.

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
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# Housing Crisis

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people

May 17th 2019, 2:34 PM 29,033 Views 127 Comments

Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.

Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows
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Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows

Mar 6th 2019, 12:37 PM 36,972 Views 56 Comments

New hosts Gav Reilly, Sinead Ryan, Susan Keogh and Vincent Wall will be on weekend shows.

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off
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Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off

Feb 28th 2019, 9:03 AM 44,213 Views 84 Comments

Speaking about Brexit, the Taoiseach also said that he’s “not surprised” that he’s the “boogeyman” of the British media.

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures
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# Jnlrs

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures

Feb 7th 2019, 12:08 PM 31,586 Views 66 Comments

Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
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Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 10:16 AM 21,753 Views 36 Comments

Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.

Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast
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Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast

Dec 4th 2018, 3:14 PM 19,640 Views 30 Comments

A new presenter for Cuddihy’s show On The Record will be announced soon.

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk
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# Sling Your Hook

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:21 PM 48,420 Views 148 Comments

Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.

Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast
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Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast

Nov 8th 2018, 2:01 PM 51,101 Views 86 Comments

His last show will air tomorrow morning.

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets
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# The Van

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,717 Views 17 Comments

Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.

2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures
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2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures

Oct 25th 2018, 11:59 AM 34,833 Views 65 Comments

It was also a mixed bag for RTÉ Radio One in the latest JNLR figures.

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years
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# Extension

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Sep 12th 2018, 6:11 PM 18,601 Views 50 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
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Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 4:25 PM 42,402 Views 92 Comments

The radio listenership figures are out.

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
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# The Eighth

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,893 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey
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'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey

Apr 20th 2018, 8:06 PM 120,860 Views 41 Comments

Dr David Carey has contributed to the parenting panel of Newstalk’s Moncrieff show for almost a decade.

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?
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# Independent News And Media

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 PM 73,353 Views 0 Comments

An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
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# Bai

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,881 Views 27 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show
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# High Court

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show

Mar 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 133,442 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit relates to comments made by Kelly on a February edition of her Lunchtime Live Newstalk show.

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further
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Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further

Mar 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 25,103 Views 35 Comments

It was judged that the Irish Times publication of a right to reply from Newstalk was “sufficient remedial action”.

Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast?
# The Blindboy Podcast
# The Blindboy Podcast

Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast?

Feb 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 24,072 Views 8 Comments

The podcast with nearly 1 million listens worldwide still hasn’t got a sponsor.

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show
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# JNLR

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

Feb 8th 2018, 12:44 PM 22,009 Views 57 Comments

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments
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# Watchdog

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments

Feb 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 22,819 Views 118 Comments

The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One
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# Media Moves

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One

Jan 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 43,601 Views 165 Comments

Cormac Ó hEadhra will take on Claire Byrne’s weekend show.

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?
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# Booyakasha

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,019 Views 7 Comments

Take the quiz and see.

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show
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# He's Back

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show

Jan 4th 2018, 3:20 PM 23,076 Views 135 Comments

Hook’s Saturday Sit-In will run from 8am till 10am every Saturday.

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
# Off The Hook
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# Off The Hook

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Dec 15th 2017, 7:40 PM 33,062 Views 132 Comments

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
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# Off The Hook

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'

Nov 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 35,766 Views 68 Comments

Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk
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# Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Nov 21st 2017, 11:03 AM 57,499 Views 124 Comments

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney
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# Chris Donoghue

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Nov 18th 2017, 10:34 AM 43,914 Views 139 Comments

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast
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# Sparking Change

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

Oct 20th 2017, 1:59 PM 40,378 Views 177 Comments

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
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# Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,702 Views 49 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

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

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

Oct 18th 2017, 7:42 PM 27,299 Views 137 Comments

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

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