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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 14,889 Views 33 Comments

*According to a prestigious New York festival.

The ISIS radio station targeting new recruits sounds just like America's NPR
# ISIS Calling
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# ISIS Calling

The ISIS radio station targeting new recruits sounds just like America's NPR

Jun 6th 2015, 9:15 AM 9,656 Views 41 Comments

The smooth production of Al-Bayan shows just how far the hardcore Islamic propaganda machine has come in the last three years.

Brian Keenan: 'If you don't have a sense of humour you are dead man walking'
# Anniversary
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# Anniversary

Brian Keenan: 'If you don't have a sense of humour you are dead man walking'

May 24th 2015, 7:00 AM 21,058 Views 9 Comments

It’s been 25 years since Keenan was released after four and half years of being held hostage in Lebanon.

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition
# Big Day
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# Big Day

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition

May 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 25,990 Views 70 Comments

The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.

Derek Davis to be laid to rest on Monday
# RTÉ
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# RTÉ

Derek Davis to be laid to rest on Monday

May 14th 2015, 9:23 PM 24,215 Views 22 Comments

He died on Wednesday.

LISTEN: BBC presenter 'made a mistake' by revealing he's an atheist on air
# Stephen From Dungannon
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# Stephen From Dungannon

LISTEN: BBC presenter 'made a mistake' by revealing he's an atheist on air

Apr 30th 2015, 8:33 PM 29,951 Views 79 Comments

One caller was none too pleased.

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 51,237 Views 70 Comments

Anton Savage has done well in the JNLR survey.

'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision
# RTÉ
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# RTÉ

'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision

Apr 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 24,574 Views 64 Comments

The radio presenter said he would one day like to host the Late Late Show.

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

Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon

Apr 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,285 Views 33 Comments

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

Miss Hector's voice on the airwaves? We have good news for you...
# Soldiers Of The Dawn
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# Soldiers Of The Dawn

Miss Hector's voice on the airwaves? We have good news for you...

Apr 17th 2015, 4:37 PM 28,081 Views 33 Comments

The radio presenter also opened up about his mother’s death.

Ronan Collins' mother passes away
# Rest In Peace
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# Rest In Peace

Ronan Collins' mother passes away

Mar 24th 2015, 1:04 PM 20,934 Views 42 Comments

She was 95 years old.

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon
# RIP
# RIP

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon

Mar 16th 2015, 10:03 AM 2,687 Views 1 Comment

Aretha Franklin’s I Say A Little Prayer will be going out especially for Tony.

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton

Mar 12th 2015, 12:57 PM 3,860 Views 0 Comments

Former colleagues and celebrities have paid tribute to the late DJ.

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips'
# Yokegate
# Yokegate

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips'

Mar 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 26,382 Views 1 Comment

That’s what Blindboy Boatclub says, anyway.

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ
# Late Debate
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# Late Debate

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Mar 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 8,952 Views 35 Comments

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

Here's the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980
# Bollox
# Bollox

Here's the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:03 AM 9,373 Views 3 Comments

“Just a little note…”

FM104 says its 'edgy' presenters will be punished for breaking the Ed Sheeran embargo
# Lovely Publicity
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# Lovely Publicity

FM104 says its 'edgy' presenters will be punished for breaking the Ed Sheeran embargo

Feb 19th 2015, 11:20 PM 86,269 Views 74 Comments

…but the whole thing sounds awfully like a publicity stunt.

FM104 says it's suspended two presenters for breaking an Ed Sheeran embargo
# Radio Gaga
# Radio Gaga

FM104 says it's suspended two presenters for breaking an Ed Sheeran embargo

Feb 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 4,219 Views 0 Comments

…but the whole thing sounds awfully like a publicity stunt.

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

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 70,375 Views 140 Comments

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

"They tell Ryan stuff they won't tell anybody else": Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show
# 2fm
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# 2fm

"They tell Ryan stuff they won't tell anybody else": Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show

Jan 31st 2015, 9:15 AM 23,009 Views 40 Comments

What’s it like working with one of Irish radio’s biggest names?

"He will get a respectful interview": Ryan Tubridy extends Late Late invite to Taoiseach
# On Air
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# On Air

"He will get a respectful interview": Ryan Tubridy extends Late Late invite to Taoiseach

Jan 29th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,854 Views 55 Comments

The 2FM presenter and RTÉ host said that it would be “nice to see” Enda Kenny.

Anton Savage's "fun and well-informed" radio show will begin on Monday
# TodayFM
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# TodayFM

Anton Savage's "fun and well-informed" radio show will begin on Monday

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:09 PM 17,219 Views 50 Comments

Savage is replacing Ray D’Arcy, who is returning to RTÉ.

"Just damn the consequences and see what happens": Rick O'Shea on his new poetry show
# Radio 1
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# Radio 1

"Just damn the consequences and see what happens": Rick O'Shea on his new poetry show

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 17,285 Views 20 Comments

The radio presenter is due to present the Poetry Programme for 30 weeks from tomorrow.

Rape survivor hailed for her bravery after interview with Ryan Tubridy
# My Story
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# My Story

Rape survivor hailed for her bravery after interview with Ryan Tubridy

Jan 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 37,741 Views 24 Comments

Hazel described her harrowing ordeal on radio this morning.

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

Anton Savage to replace Ray D'Arcy on TodayFM

Jan 15th 2015, 8:07 PM 28,388 Views 71 Comments

Confirmed.

Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert
# Radio
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# Radio

Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert

Jan 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 7,060 Views 21 Comments

The DJ wants to share his passion for poetry with the masses.

Jenny Kelly and Will Hanafin are joining Ray D'Arcy at RTÉ
# Radio Gaga
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# Radio Gaga

Jenny Kelly and Will Hanafin are joining Ray D'Arcy at RTÉ

Jan 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 46,131 Views 68 Comments

D’Arcy announced he was leaving Today FM last month.

Stop it! RTÉ was told to stop jamming pirate radio stations
# 1984 State Papers
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# 1984 State Papers

Stop it! RTÉ was told to stop jamming pirate radio stations

Dec 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,954 Views 21 Comments

Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald said the Government were not trying to be “spoil-sports”.

Radio station apologises after sex act performed on DJ live on air
# Chile
# Chile

Radio station apologises after sex act performed on DJ live on air

Dec 21st 2014, 11:02 AM 11,332 Views 10 Comments

Well.

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

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

Dec 10th 2014, 10:17 AM 17,260 Views 37 Comments

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

Opinion: Goodbye Ray – we've been through a lot together (even though you don't know it)
# Goodbye Old Friend
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# Goodbye Old Friend

Opinion: Goodbye Ray – we've been through a lot together (even though you don't know it)

Dec 8th 2014, 1:47 PM 88 Views 81 Comments

As a new mum, he was my window into the outside world. My connection with civilisation. Often my only adult ‘mate’.

Ireland is hoping for a Ray D'Arcy announcement about The Den
# Scent Of Man
# Scent Of Man

Ireland is hoping for a Ray D'Arcy announcement about The Den

Dec 8th 2014, 7:40 AM 2,856 Views 0 Comments

Please Ray?

Derek Mooney leaves RTÉ afternoon show to make more nature programmes
# Mooney Goes Wild
# Mooney Goes Wild

Derek Mooney leaves RTÉ afternoon show to make more nature programmes

Dec 4th 2014, 12:36 PM 15,994 Views 57 Comments

It’s not yet known who will replace him.

Jennifer Aniston pranks radio presenter with one of the most painful interviews you'll ever witness
# Awkward Overload
# Awkward Overload

Jennifer Aniston pranks radio presenter with one of the most painful interviews you'll ever witness

Nov 25th 2014, 8:45 PM 6,393 Views 0 Comments

Painful, as in awkward. No one was hurt etc.

Two radio hosts find out they're fired while on the air, rightfully go off on their bosses
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Two radio hosts find out they're fired while on the air, rightfully go off on their bosses

Nov 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,762 Views 3 Comments

“What kind of operation is this?”

'Serial' victim's brother says podcast sensationalises his sister's murder
# Serial
# Serial

'Serial' victim's brother says podcast sensationalises his sister's murder

Nov 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 15,408 Views 6 Comments

The podcast centers on Hae Min Lee, who was murdered in Baltimore in 1999.

Waterford Whispers News: 'I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them'
# Wwn
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# Wwn

Waterford Whispers News: 'I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them'

Nov 14th 2014, 6:45 AM 24,846 Views 25 Comments

The satirical news website now plans to release a book before Christmas.

Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview
# Marian V Marian
# Marian V Marian

Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview

Nov 13th 2014, 2:55 PM 29,723 Views 19 Comments

The author appeared on Finucane’s show on Saturday.

All those big names and new shows means UTV Ireland could lose millions next year
# Kenny Costs
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# Kenny Costs

All those big names and new shows means UTV Ireland could lose millions next year

Nov 13th 2014, 12:41 PM 11,130 Views 10 Comments

The company has hired staff, commissioned programs and built its studio ready for its launch in 2 months.

QUIZ: Which Off the Ball presenter are you?
# Science
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# Science

QUIZ: Which Off the Ball presenter are you?

Nov 12th 2014, 5:19 PM 8,764 Views 8 Comments

It’s science people. SCIENCE!