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

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

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 4:25 PM 42,412 Views 92 Comments

The radio listenership figures are out.

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma From TheJournal.ie

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

Jul 16th 2018, 3:29 PM 55,295 Views 21 Comments

Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show
# Sunday Roast
# Sunday Roast

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show

Jul 14th 2018, 4:30 PM 2,518 Views 0 Comments

The Sunday Session will be broadcast on BBC 5 Live.

Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM
# Sunday Roast
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# Sunday Roast

Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM

Jun 27th 2018, 2:19 PM 14,240 Views 22 Comments

It starts on 8 July and will be on from 11am to 1pm.

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'

May 5th 2018, 7:30 PM 192,480 Views 130 Comments

The Today FM presenter writes about being told by people to ‘go home’ – despite the fact she is an Irish citizen.

Fewer people are tuning into Joe Duffy - but Morning Ireland has added listeners
# JNLR
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# JNLR

Fewer people are tuning into Joe Duffy - but Morning Ireland has added listeners

Apr 26th 2018, 2:55 PM 26,206 Views 67 Comments

It’s JNLR day.

Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs
# DesertIslandDiscs
# DesertIslandDiscs

Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs

Mar 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,542 Views 1 Comment

The show has been on air for more than 75 years.

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June
# Moving On
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# Moving On

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June

Feb 26th 2018, 1:30 PM 48,334 Views 85 Comments

Nugent has been with the broadcaster for 24 years.

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed
# Next Five Years
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# Next Five Years

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 30,015 Views 139 Comments

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show
# JNLR
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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 22,024 Views 57 Comments

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

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
# Gender Balance
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# Gender Balance

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Jan 10th 2018, 12:27 PM 62,461 Views 89 Comments

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
# Hearing Voices
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# Hearing Voices

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,872 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

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 33,064 Views 132 Comments

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now?
# Lunch Crunch
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now?

Nov 28th 2017, 12:46 PM 22,766 Views 59 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death
# Making Waves
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# Making Waves

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death

Oct 26th 2017, 12:03 PM 17,946 Views 67 Comments

The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'
# Power Of Radio
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# Power Of Radio

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Oct 20th 2017, 8:06 PM 8,932 Views 3 Comments

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.

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 27,306 Views 137 Comments

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

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio
# Lw252
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# Lw252

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

Oct 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,031 Views 19 Comments

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.

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately
# Crunch Time
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# Crunch Time

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately

Sep 12th 2017, 2:59 PM 147,722 Views 585 Comments

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

'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
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# 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?

Aug 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 22,407 Views 151 Comments

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

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?
# Lunch Crunch
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?

Aug 25th 2017, 12:45 PM 22,912 Views 54 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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

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

Aug 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 40,633 Views 65 Comments

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

How do Ireland's radio stations fare when it comes to gender balance? We took a look
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

How do Ireland's radio stations fare when it comes to gender balance? We took a look

Aug 18th 2017, 4:57 PM 7,658 Views 17 Comments

Let’s just say they can do better…

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

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

Aug 11th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,897 Views 8 Comments

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

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps
# A Hero's Journey
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# A Hero's Journey

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

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,361 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 27th 2017, 12:12 PM 30,032 Views 119 Comments

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

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

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

Jul 25th 2017, 11:53 AM 9,995 Views 30 Comments

This was on foot of a report this morning.

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

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

Jul 18th 2017, 7:55 PM 53,951 Views 79 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2017, 12:55 AM 11,269 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

May 4th 2017, 12:58 PM 36,519 Views 80 Comments

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

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp
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# Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Apr 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 36,454 Views 44 Comments

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 17,774 Views 33 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

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

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

Mar 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 15,113 Views 20 Comments

The presenter spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the station has grown since then.

Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station
# 20 Years Ago
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# 20 Years Ago

Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station

Mar 17th 2017, 6:45 AM 23,120 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Dunphy’s show, The Last Word, was the only programme to be kept after the rebrand.

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
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# 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?'

Mar 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 520 Views 39 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 9th 2017, 6:09 AM 14,486 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,843 Views 32 Comments

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

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic
# Facebook Live
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# Facebook Live

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic

Feb 15th 2017, 1:45 PM 21,115 Views 20 Comments

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

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk
# IVAN'S BACK
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# IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

Feb 9th 2017, 11:58 AM 28,433 Views 56 Comments

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

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released
# JNLR
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# JNLR

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released

Feb 2nd 2017, 12:35 PM 43,162 Views 54 Comments

The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.