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18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio

Jan 25th 2017, 1:31 PM 21,064 Views 18 Comments

Listen up.

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners
# Big Switchover
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# Big Switchover

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners

Jan 14th 2017, 9:00 AM 17,268 Views 24 Comments

There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.

People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died
# Kevin Casey
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# Kevin Casey

People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died

Jan 4th 2017, 11:11 AM 39,067 Views 8 Comments

Kevin Casey was the sports editor at WLR FM.

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

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

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:54 PM 56,498 Views 63 Comments

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

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions
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# Complaints

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions

Dec 21st 2016, 2:58 PM 20,519 Views 66 Comments

It is understood that RTÉ will meet the BAI in January.

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home
# Kindness Of Strangers
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# Kindness Of Strangers

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home

Dec 21st 2016, 2:12 PM 14,342 Views 36 Comments

The woman is in arrears of €28,000 and was facing repossession.

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it
# Guaranteed Irish
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# Guaranteed Irish

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Dec 14th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,285 Views 88 Comments

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
# US Marines
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# US Marines

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 23,814 Views 93 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights
# Tune In
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# Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

Dec 9th 2016, 4:56 PM 14,953 Views 29 Comments

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management
# Savage Cuts
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# Savage Cuts

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:08 PM 112,761 Views 146 Comments

Drama as presenter blindsides station with angry statement – and station rushes to confirm his contract is at an end.

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'
# FM104
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# FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

Nov 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 29,048 Views 26 Comments

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves
# Festive Tunes
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# Festive Tunes

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves

Nov 28th 2016, 11:33 AM 21,589 Views 15 Comments

All funds raised this year by Christmas FM will go to Focus Ireland’s homelessness campaign.

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died
# RIP
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# RIP

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died

Nov 20th 2016, 11:08 AM 27,652 Views 12 Comments

The popular WLR FM presenter has died aged 62.

'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'

Nov 5th 2016, 8:15 PM 1,989 Views 54 Comments

Enda Caldwell has a long background of working in radio – most recently with Non-Stop 90s, which went off the air in October. Here, he writes about his concerns about the industry.

Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air
# Off Air
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# Off Air

Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air

Oct 26th 2016, 9:47 AM 17,431 Views 37 Comments

Former presenters have spoken of their sadness at the closure.

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned
# Garrett Harte
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# Garrett Harte

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Oct 21st 2016, 11:34 AM 27,441 Views 74 Comments

Garrett Harte said he was leaving the station to “pursue other interests”.

This Dublin radio station is pretending it's 1991 for the day and thoroughly confusing listeners
# Party Like It's 1991
# Party Like It's 1991

This Dublin radio station is pretending it's 1991 for the day and thoroughly confusing listeners

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:42 PM 7,032 Views 6 Comments

WHAT YEAR IS IT?

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

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

Sep 16th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,059 Views 36 Comments

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

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years
# Culture Night
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# Culture Night

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years

Sep 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 23,072 Views 9 Comments

An expert talks us through how it all works.

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work
# Working Music
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# Working Music

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work

Sep 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 15,458 Views 18 Comments

But happy music.

It's All-Ireland hurling final weekend! - Here's all the TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

It's All-Ireland hurling final weekend! - Here's all the TV and radio coverage

Sep 2nd 2016, 4:40 PM 4,171 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102
# The Greatest Love Of All
# The Greatest Love Of All

11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102

Aug 30th 2016, 9:30 PM 6,219 Views 5 Comments

The sound of the city.

It's a bumper hurling weekend - Here's all the TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

It's a bumper hurling weekend - Here's all the TV and radio coverage

Aug 12th 2016, 12:05 AM 7,785 Views 8 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff
# Radiohead
From The42
# Radiohead

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff

Aug 9th 2016, 7:35 PM 7,462 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland defender has built a strong reputation as a pundit.

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

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

Jul 27th 2016, 8:11 PM 36,501 Views 69 Comments

The latest JNLRs have been released.

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?

Jul 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 26,003 Views 129 Comments

Labour’s Willie Penrose wants to give struggling musicians a break.

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish radio?
# Radio Waves
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# Radio Waves

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish radio?

Jul 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,982 Views 20 Comments

Know your stuff? Prove it.

McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals  - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

McGeeney's pundit debut and 3 live senior provincial finals - this weekend's GAA TV and radio coverage

Jul 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 7,897 Views 1 Comment

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

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

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

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 23,562 Views 21 Comments

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

Ireland's FM104 and Q102 set to become part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire
# On The Air
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# On The Air

Ireland's FM104 and Q102 set to become part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire

Jun 30th 2016, 4:08 PM 13,829 Views 42 Comments

News Corp has announced plans to buy Wireless Group, formerly UTV Media, in a €267 million deal.

Presenter Ray Foley to return to Cork's Red FM
# Listen Up
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# Listen Up

Presenter Ray Foley to return to Cork's Red FM

Jun 29th 2016, 4:54 PM 40,405 Views 48 Comments

He is set to co-present a special 12 week series on Saturday mornings.

Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM
# New Shows
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# New Shows

Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM

Jun 16th 2016, 2:39 PM 33,522 Views 54 Comments

The station is revamping its weekend line-up.

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges
# Water Wars
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# Water Wars

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges

Jun 4th 2016, 3:20 PM 40,751 Views 253 Comments

Kenny has made comments in a newspaper interview about the controversial charges.

An ode to the Cavan kid on the 'Well Daddy' Skoda radio ad
# The Breffni
# The Breffni

An ode to the Cavan kid on the 'Well Daddy' Skoda radio ad

May 31st 2016, 10:20 AM 8,007 Views 1 Comment

“Good job that they are HUUUGE”

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'
# Hate Speech
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# Hate Speech

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'

May 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 33,236 Views 141 Comments

The man said Irish women who date African men are “absolute sluts”.

10 memories anyone who grew up listening to Beat 102 103 will relate to
# Your Music Now
# Your Music Now

10 memories anyone who grew up listening to Beat 102 103 will relate to

May 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 7,645 Views 3 Comments

Tune merchants of the south-east.

Today FM is changing things up with a Duffy/D'Arcy switch
# Swapping The Mic
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# Swapping The Mic

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

May 20th 2016, 11:46 AM 66,279 Views 66 Comments

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

Radio station apologises after nine-year-old plays song with 53 swear words
# F This And F That
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# F This And F That

Radio station apologises after nine-year-old plays song with 53 swear words

May 10th 2016, 4:33 PM 30,689 Views 25 Comments

The Meek Mill song is not suitable to be played at 2pm.

This Offaly woman got a quiz question so so wrong on iRadio this morning
# Noooo
# Noooo

This Offaly woman got a quiz question so so wrong on iRadio this morning

Apr 22nd 2016, 2:09 PM 12,860 Views 2 Comments

Oh hunny, nooooo.

Ivan Yates is leaving Newstalk
# On A Jet Plane
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# On A Jet Plane

Ivan Yates is leaving Newstalk

Apr 6th 2016, 10:59 PM 95,257 Views 186 Comments

The station now has a big gap in its important breakfast slot.