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Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ
# Cork Native
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# Cork Native

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ

Apr 1st 2016, 5:54 PM 21,029 Views 70 Comments

She will take over from Noel Curran.

TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down
# Formerly Phantom
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# Formerly Phantom

TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down

Mar 30th 2016, 5:27 PM 38,554 Views 84 Comments

The station, formerly known as Phantom 105.2, has not applied to renew its licence.

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Report claims the Port Tunnel could be unsafe in an emergency

Mar 27th 2016, 4:13 PM 20,219 Views 0 Comments

Around 30% of motorists could miss FM “break-in” information.

This Irish startup has developed a radio service that reacts to you
# Ambition
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# Ambition

This Irish startup has developed a radio service that reacts to you

Mar 20th 2016, 7:00 PM 15,238 Views 8 Comments

Gramma Music describes its app as ‘reactive radio’ and it has ambitious aims.

A radio host pranked his co-worker by reading out curse words 'on air' and she FREAKED
# Somebody Help Me
# Somebody Help Me

A radio host pranked his co-worker by reading out curse words 'on air' and she FREAKED

Mar 11th 2016, 8:08 AM 7,167 Views 4 Comments

“ALEX. ALEX, YOU CAN’T. ALEX!”

How filling in for Ray D'Arcy is a bit like Pulp Fiction
# Anton Savage
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# Anton Savage

How filling in for Ray D'Arcy is a bit like Pulp Fiction

Mar 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 38,534 Views 37 Comments

And how will Anton Savage make sure his listenership doesn’t go into “freefall”?

'The more I complain about this the more I realise I am actually Alan Partridge'
# Motoring
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# Motoring

'The more I complain about this the more I realise I am actually Alan Partridge'

Mar 5th 2016, 10:23 AM 25,202 Views 30 Comments

Here’s what really grinds Anton Savage’s gears about Irish motorists.

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios
# Health And Safety
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# Health And Safety

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Mar 1st 2016, 10:50 AM 30,250 Views 111 Comments

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars
# Jnlr Figures
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# Jnlr Figures

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:47 PM 23,715 Views 42 Comments

The JNLR figures are out – here’s what people have been listening to.

6 sure-fire signs that it's election time in Ireland
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# Sponsored By Newstalk

6 sure-fire signs that it's election time in Ireland

Feb 1st 2016, 6:14 PM 19,024 Views 46 Comments

Brace yourself. Canvassers are coming.

George Hook on 'implied consent' and why he's never liked interviewing Ivana Bacik
# Pretend Outrage
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# Pretend Outrage

George Hook on 'implied consent' and why he's never liked interviewing Ivana Bacik

Jan 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 30,384 Views 39 Comments

The outspoken broadcaster landed in the headlines last summer after an interview with the Labour senator. We asked him about it this week.

18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
# Working 9 To 5
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# Working 9 To 5

18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year

Jan 3rd 2016, 2:00 PM 39,114 Views 54 Comments

There’s something for everyone.

18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 4,560 Views 5 Comments

There’s something for everyone.

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

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

Dec 21st 2015, 12:19 PM 15,133 Views 34 Comments

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

Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ?
# Back To The Mothership
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# Back To The Mothership

Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ?

Dec 20th 2015, 8:00 PM 27,886 Views 97 Comments

It looks like a possibility.

Ian Dempsey is taking over the Last Word ... for one day
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# Radio

Ian Dempsey is taking over the Last Word ... for one day

Dec 15th 2015, 11:58 AM 17,975 Views 21 Comments

Presenters on Today FM are moving out of their comfort zones.

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men
# Gender Balance
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# Gender Balance

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men

Nov 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,516 Views 63 Comments

A new report paints a grim picture of gender balance in Irish media.

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures
# Radio Wars
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# Radio Wars

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures

Oct 29th 2015, 6:11 PM 27,824 Views 45 Comments

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

Inside the 'Woodstock for radio' about to take over a small Limerick village
# Hearsay Festival
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# Hearsay Festival

Inside the 'Woodstock for radio' about to take over a small Limerick village

Oct 18th 2015, 10:15 AM 13,264 Views 4 Comments

“We were literally looking at it and telling people there wasn’t anything else like it in Europe.”

Did your favourite radio show win anything at the PPI awards?
# Radio Oscars
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# Radio Oscars

Did your favourite radio show win anything at the PPI awards?

Oct 10th 2015, 5:56 PM 22,862 Views 36 Comments

There were 780 entries to this year’s competition.

The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year
# BIG GUNS
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# BIG GUNS

The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 14,548 Views 41 Comments

The two stations are likely to re-apply to stay on the air.

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"
# By The Horns
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# By The Horns

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"

Sep 22nd 2015, 11:50 AM 15,626 Views 35 Comments

One person was worried it would offend tourists.

Here's all the Dublin-Kerry TV and radio coverage to get you set for Sunday's showdown
# Race For Sam
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# Race For Sam

Here's all the Dublin-Kerry TV and radio coverage to get you set for Sunday's showdown

Sep 18th 2015, 8:35 PM 5,755 Views 1 Comment

We’re closing in on the biggest Gaelic football game of the year.

Ex-2fm boss to start on Radio Nova despite RTÉ injunction threat
# John Clarke
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# John Clarke

Ex-2fm boss to start on Radio Nova despite RTÉ injunction threat

Sep 14th 2015, 4:28 PM 19,856 Views 19 Comments

The former head of 2fm will take to the airwaves on Radio Nova on Sunday September 27.

Rick O'Shea's 2FM radio show is moving to the weekend
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Rick O'Shea's 2FM radio show is moving to the weekend

Aug 28th 2015, 3:21 PM 20,783 Views 49 Comments

The presenter has just made the announcement.

"Working with Johnny could be a stomach churning, white-knuckle ride. But he had a gaffer's talent"
# Johnny Lyons
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# Johnny Lyons

"Working with Johnny could be a stomach churning, white-knuckle ride. But he had a gaffer's talent"

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:30 PM 291 Views 12 Comments

98FM’s Stephen Doyle pays tribute to his friend, colleague and “one-off radio broadcaster” Johnny Lyons.

Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media
# Crank Call
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# Crank Call

Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media

Aug 12th 2015, 6:37 PM 17,581 Views 49 Comments

The former chat show host was on with George Hook today.

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

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

Aug 6th 2015, 9:26 AM 29,015 Views 100 Comments

Or will you stay away?

21 deadly female presenters on Irish radio
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

21 deadly female presenters on Irish radio

Jul 31st 2015, 7:01 PM 43,454 Views 22 Comments

Here come the gals.

It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's all your TV and Radio coverage
# Tune In
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# Tune In

It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's all your TV and Radio coverage

Jul 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 6,112 Views 3 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck in to this weekend.

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

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

Jul 30th 2015, 7:13 PM 19,198 Views 31 Comments

Size matters in radio land.

Rape survivor "shocked" at George Hook's comments on 'implied consent'
# Court
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# Court

Rape survivor "shocked" at George Hook's comments on 'implied consent'

Jul 15th 2015, 8:18 PM 40,291 Views 76 Comments

The broadcaster clarified his comments today.

Brendan O'Connor insists he's not hanging around for long in his new radio slot
# New Gig
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# New Gig

Brendan O'Connor insists he's not hanging around for long in his new radio slot

Jul 6th 2015, 9:31 AM 23,038 Views 38 Comments

He did mention Tubridy, however.

Ryanair set to pull aircraft out of Copenhagan over worker dispute
# Not Having It
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# Not Having It

Ryanair set to pull aircraft out of Copenhagan over worker dispute

Jul 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 21,030 Views 43 Comments

Ryanair had been employing staff under Irish rules rather than complying with local norms.

After five years, The John Murray Show is over - here are some of the best bits
# So Long
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# So Long

After five years, The John Murray Show is over - here are some of the best bits

Jul 3rd 2015, 1:02 PM 23,578 Views 29 Comments

Murray’s run in the hour after Morning Ireland ended at 10am today.

It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's all the TV and radio coverage
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's all the TV and radio coverage

Jul 2nd 2015, 4:42 PM 6,735 Views 1 Comment

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

Which Irish Radio Presenter Are You?
# Hey Mr Dj
# Hey Mr Dj

Which Irish Radio Presenter Are You?

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 14,280 Views 23 Comments

It’s time to find out.

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

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 28,023 Views 51 Comments

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

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM
# Drive Time
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# Drive Time

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM

Jun 24th 2015, 1:35 PM 22,333 Views 56 Comments

He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.

RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*
# Radio Gaga
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# Radio Gaga

RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:15 AM 14,880 Views 33 Comments

*According to a prestigious New York festival.