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

Jul 27th 2017, 12:12 PM 30,028 Views 120 Comments

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

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

Apr 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 17,766 Views 33 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces
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Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:54 PM 56,523 Views 63 Comments

Dermot and Dave will be making the move to mid-morning.

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners
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Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners

Jul 27th 2016, 8:11 PM 36,506 Views 69 Comments

The latest JNLRs have been released.

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan
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How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 23,563 Views 21 Comments

Ivan Yates is off on his ‘gap year’ – but Newstalk’s boss has a plan to take on Morning Ireland.

Today FM is changing things up with a Duffy/D'Arcy switch
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Today FM is changing things up with a Duffy/D'Arcy switch

May 20th 2016, 11:46 AM 66,286 Views 66 Comments

The Louise Duffy Show will come to an end this summer.

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel
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There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel

Dec 21st 2015, 12:19 PM 15,136 Views 34 Comments

Radio Nova says it’s unfair that motorists can’t get their station.

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence
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For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

Dec 18th 2015, 12:16 PM 19,447 Views 51 Comments

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures
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RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures

Nov 1st 2015, 2:36 PM 26,254 Views 41 Comments

The broadcaster had to publish a clarification over a show’s claimed increase in listeners.

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 27,832 Views 45 Comments

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

Poll: Will you listen to Ryan Tubridy's new show?
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Poll: Will you listen to Ryan Tubridy's new show?

Aug 6th 2015, 9:26 AM 29,017 Views 100 Comments

Or will you stay away?

Once again RTÉ shows why it's top dog. Here are the latest radio figures
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Once again RTÉ shows why it's top dog. Here are the latest radio figures

Jul 30th 2015, 7:13 PM 19,199 Views 31 Comments

Size matters in radio land.

John Murray is out. Don't fret though, there's a familiar voice lined up for your mornings on RTÉ
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John Murray is out. Don't fret though, there's a familiar voice lined up for your mornings on RTÉ

Jun 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 28,024 Views 51 Comments

The John Murray Show is ending and Brendan O’Connor is taking over temporarily.

Anton Savage versus Ray D'Arcy: The figures are in but who's winning?
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Anton Savage versus Ray D'Arcy: The figures are in but who's winning?

Apr 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 51,231 Views 70 Comments

Anton Savage has done well in the JNLR survey.

Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon
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Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon

Apr 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,273 Views 33 Comments

The Department of Communications has said it has ‘no plans’ to switch off the frequency.

Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin had a big row on Morning Ireland
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Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin had a big row on Morning Ireland

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 PM 46,408 Views 244 Comments

A sign of things to come…

Ray D'Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship... but his new slot doesn't look too good either
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Ray D'Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship... but his new slot doesn't look too good either

Feb 5th 2015, 7:19 PM 70,363 Views 140 Comments

However, his replacement, Anton Savage, has something to be happy about.

Anton Savage to replace Ray D'Arcy on TodayFM
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Anton Savage to replace Ray D'Arcy on TodayFM

Jan 15th 2015, 8:07 PM 28,381 Views 71 Comments

Confirmed.

Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D'Arcy arrives at RTÉ
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Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D'Arcy arrives at RTÉ

Dec 10th 2014, 10:17 AM 17,246 Views 37 Comments

However, he will be on air for just three weeks.

Ray D'Arcy is leaving Today FM for RTÉ
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Ray D'Arcy is leaving Today FM for RTÉ

Dec 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 85,448 Views 213 Comments

D’Arcy will take up a TV and radio role in RTÉ.

RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards
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RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards

Oct 4th 2014, 4:11 PM 11,226 Views 22 Comments

Today FM brought home the big prize of Full Service Station of the Year.

Newstalk is taking its case against RTÉ to Europe
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Newstalk is taking its case against RTÉ to Europe

Aug 12th 2014, 7:21 PM 15,546 Views 48 Comments

The station has accused the State broadcaster of “predatory pricing”.

2fm really adamant that Ryan Tubridy isn't going anywhere
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2fm really adamant that Ryan Tubridy isn't going anywhere

Aug 8th 2014, 11:20 AM 16,363 Views 54 Comments

Right. He’s staying put.

Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin 'niche' radio licence
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Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin 'niche' radio licence

Jul 2nd 2014, 3:55 PM 7,611 Views 9 Comments

The station formerly known as ‘Dublin’s Country Mix’ has beaten out competition from a rival consortium and will continue to broadcast to the city and surrounds…

7 ways 2FM has survived being "destroyed"
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7 ways 2FM has survived being "destroyed"

Jun 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,771 Views 90 Comments

The station held a big launch today, but launching what?

Changing channels: 98FM pair Dermot & Dave heading to Today FM
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Changing channels: 98FM pair Dermot & Dave heading to Today FM

Jun 18th 2014, 2:51 PM 27,756 Views 43 Comments

It’s expected they’ll take over the midday to 2.30pm slot with the Communicorp broadcaster.

Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers
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Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers

May 1st 2014, 8:19 PM 48,189 Views 109 Comments

How’s Pat getting on at Newstalk? Is Ryan Tubridy winning his listeners back? And is everyone listening to Ronan Collins?

Newstalk: 'People moved the dial for Pat...and now they've discovered Ivan, Chris, Seán and George'
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Newstalk: 'People moved the dial for Pat...and now they've discovered Ivan, Chris, Seán and George'

Apr 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 22,933 Views 72 Comments

The radio station is hopeful that its radio personalities will continue to lure people over from RTÉ programmes.

Newstalk lodges complaint over RTÉ's refusal to run ad
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Newstalk lodges complaint over RTÉ's refusal to run ad

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 22,677 Views 37 Comments

RTÉ has claimed that it has guidelines for accepting advertisements from other broadcasters but it has yet to publish them.

'A little bit country' vs 'a lot more country': Dublin's latest radio war goes down to the wire
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'A little bit country' vs 'a lot more country': Dublin's latest radio war goes down to the wire

Apr 8th 2014, 3:41 PM 13,441 Views 12 Comments

Who will win the latest round of competition for a Dublin radio licence?

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate
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Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate

Mar 15th 2014, 8:50 PM 46,808 Views 57 Comments

The ‘Phantom’ name will soon disappear from the airwaves. It’s been a long, strange, journey from that first suburban shed studio to the heart of the Communicorp empire…

Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake
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Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake

Mar 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 6,803 Views 2 Comments

Listeners thought they were texting to enter a Today FM competition.

Red FM confirms signing of Neil Prendeville --- new show to start on 31 March
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Red FM confirms signing of Neil Prendeville --- new show to start on 31 March

Feb 20th 2014, 7:49 AM 16,037 Views 44 Comments

It emerged last night that he was leaving 96FM. The controversial presenter’s new 9am to noon show will follow KC’s breakfast show.

Former 2fm boss quits live on air, delivers withering parting shot to new regime
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Former 2fm boss quits live on air, delivers withering parting shot to new regime

Feb 10th 2014, 12:14 PM 104,699 Views 123 Comments

“I think my interest in music cannot be accommodated here,” John Clarke told his Sunday afternoon listeners.

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations
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Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations

Feb 6th 2014, 11:20 AM 5,419 Views 8 Comments

It brings the total amount of stations owned by the company to 27.

Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny
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Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny

Oct 10th 2013, 6:38 PM 6,485 Views 31 Comments

However, Ministers Howlin and Noonan will be talking to Newstalk Breakfast before going to RTÉ.

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move
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Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:06 AM 32,711 Views 64 Comments

The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,806 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle?
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The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle?

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:19 PM 25,620 Views 73 Comments

The musical intros, the opening words, the first guests…TheJournal.ie tries to pick a winner. But we need your help.

Pat Kenny and Seán O'Rourke weren't the only game in town today...
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Pat Kenny and Seán O'Rourke weren't the only game in town today...

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:21 PM 10,794 Views 12 Comments

Áine Lawlor made her debut on RTE Radio One’s News at One today. Did you tune in?