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The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to?
# Listenership
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# Listenership

The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to?

Nov 7th 2014, 8:30 AM 49,108 Views 116 Comments

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

RTÉ is still shutting down its longwave radio service - but not until January
# Long Wave Goodbye
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# Long Wave Goodbye

RTÉ is still shutting down its longwave radio service - but not until January

Oct 15th 2014, 10:23 PM 10,455 Views 29 Comments

Bishops are happy about the decision.

Love old ads? A whole load of them are set to be archived
# Vintage Tv
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# Vintage Tv

Love old ads? A whole load of them are set to be archived

Oct 1st 2014, 8:05 PM 13,979 Views 17 Comments

Several organisations have been awarded funds from the BAI to archive old programming, music and advertisements.

Radio DJ Neil Fox arrested over alleged sexual assaults
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# Dr Fox

Radio DJ Neil Fox arrested over alleged sexual assaults

Sep 30th 2014, 6:45 PM 23,400 Views 32 Comments

Two separate allegations of historical sexual assault have been made by two women.

RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don't worry, most listeners won't be affected
# Switch Over
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# Switch Over

RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don't worry, most listeners won't be affected

Sep 24th 2014, 8:21 AM 13,777 Views 37 Comments

The service is “very expensive” and is “unsustainable” in terms of the RTÉ’s current financial position.

Here's all the Kerry Donegal All-Ireland coverage on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
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# Tune In

Here's all the Kerry Donegal All-Ireland coverage on TV and Radio this weekend

Sep 19th 2014, 6:30 PM 2,916 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to watch and listen to this weekend.

TV3's new soap Red Rock has been awarded €800,000 in BAI funding
# Investment
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# Investment

TV3's new soap Red Rock has been awarded €800,000 in BAI funding

Sep 16th 2014, 6:56 PM 7,516 Views 18 Comments

The BAI is dolling out a total of €5.2 million to TV and radio projects.

And the four newest members of Irish radio's Hall of Fame are...
# Drumroll Please
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# Drumroll Please

And the four newest members of Irish radio's Hall of Fame are...

Sep 9th 2014, 1:09 PM 19,500 Views 15 Comments

Go on, take a guess.

Dublin man proposes to his girlfriend live on morning radio
# Big Question
# Big Question

Dublin man proposes to his girlfriend live on morning radio

Sep 4th 2014, 7:44 AM 3,845 Views 1 Comment

Ballsy.

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend

Aug 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,420 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to watch and listen to this weekend.

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:38 AM 2,708 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to keep an eye on the airwaves this weekend

Pat Kenny's 'masturbate' slip up live on the radio
# Blooper
# Blooper

Pat Kenny's 'masturbate' slip up live on the radio

Aug 19th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,701 Views 3 Comments

We know. We’re juvenile.

63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show
# Chatter Boxes
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# Chatter Boxes

63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show

Aug 18th 2014, 3:58 PM 18,047 Views 5 Comments

The talk show beat a US Christian station who previously held the record.

20 podcasts you need to bookmark for your morning commute
# Podcasts
# Podcasts

20 podcasts you need to bookmark for your morning commute

Aug 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 70,306 Views 56 Comments

The best in comedy, storytelling and more.

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and radio this weekend

Aug 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,502 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

Newstalk makes gains, 2FM struggles, and we all love Ronan Collins
# Radio Roundup
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# Radio Roundup

Newstalk makes gains, 2FM struggles, and we all love Ronan Collins

Jul 31st 2014, 8:15 PM 31,540 Views 79 Comments

Who’s listening to what?

Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music?
# Radio Ga Ga
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# Radio Ga Ga

Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music?

Jul 27th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,787 Views 105 Comments

The people who work at Irish radio stations and the bands who send in their music talked to us.

A Dublin radio station trolled Facebook with a fake photo of 'demolished' Poolbeg chimneys
# Towering Rage
# Towering Rage

A Dublin radio station trolled Facebook with a fake photo of 'demolished' Poolbeg chimneys

Jul 18th 2014, 12:11 PM 7,126 Views 6 Comments

Oh, Adrian Kennedy. When will you learn?

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
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# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

Jul 11th 2014, 3:19 PM 6,048 Views 7 Comments

There’s plenty to get set for on the box and on the airwaves this weekend.

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

Jul 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,795 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty to get set for on the box and on the airwaves this weekend.

It's July 1st and everyone is already sick of Mundy
# Oh Ma Ma Ma
# Oh Ma Ma Ma

It's July 1st and everyone is already sick of Mundy

Jul 1st 2014, 2:46 PM 2,919 Views 0 Comments

OH MA MA MA MA MAAAAA.

Two Radio Nova presenters ate stomach-turning World Cup smoothies and filmed their reactions
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

Two Radio Nova presenters ate stomach-turning World Cup smoothies and filmed their reactions

Jun 30th 2014, 4:30 PM 3,409 Views 0 Comments

Ew. Eweweweweww.

Brendan O'Carroll covers for Marian Finucane, plugs his movie, gives a businessman €30,000
# D'Radio
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# D'Radio

Brendan O'Carroll covers for Marian Finucane, plugs his movie, gives a businessman €30,000

Jun 28th 2014, 8:25 PM 52,162 Views 78 Comments

O’Carroll offered the money to a businessman who had struggled to get finance.

Here’s the GAA coverage to look forward to on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
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# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage to look forward to on TV and radio this weekend

Jun 27th 2014, 6:20 PM 7,054 Views 9 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to 'insufficient grounds for action'
# Investigation
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# Investigation

ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to 'insufficient grounds for action'

Jun 21st 2014, 3:56 PM 6,949 Views 7 Comments

The complaint was submitted by TV3 in 2008 and the investigation commenced in 2011, assisted by Deloitte.

Complaint against fashion designer's "damaging young virgins" remark upheld
# Slip Of The Tongue
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# Slip Of The Tongue

Complaint against fashion designer's "damaging young virgins" remark upheld

Jun 13th 2014, 12:47 PM 21,008 Views 43 Comments

The fashion designer was speaking on RTÉ’s The Business show.

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched
# Terminal Illness
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# Terminal Illness

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

Jun 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,020 Views 8 Comments

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest
# Lovely Girls
# Lovely Girls

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest

May 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 42,274 Views 73 Comments

The Miss Ireland finals beckon.

Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers
# Radio Wars
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# Radio Wars

Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers

May 1st 2014, 8:19 PM 48,188 Views 109 Comments

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

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters
# Thumbs Down
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# Thumbs Down

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters

Apr 30th 2014, 7:06 PM 25,368 Views 101 Comments

The former columnist told Today Fm that it became clear that their was “no place at the paper for divergent views like mine”.

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles
# Vertigo
# Vertigo

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles

Apr 30th 2014, 2:44 PM 15,144 Views 28 Comments

Pat Kenny, on the other hand, was a little less dramatic.

Newstalk lodges complaint over RTÉ's refusal to run ad
# Radio Wars
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# Radio Wars

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.

DJ Neil Prendeville accuses Keith Barry of ‘online bullying’ after pulled interview rant
# Big Bully
# Big Bully

DJ Neil Prendeville accuses Keith Barry of ‘online bullying’ after pulled interview rant

Apr 14th 2014, 1:21 PM 7,162 Views 7 Comments

The DJ cleared up last week’s events on his show this morning.

A psychic who reads arse-fortunes was on Newstalk today
# Rumpology
# Rumpology

A psychic who reads arse-fortunes was on Newstalk today

Apr 4th 2014, 4:36 PM 3,190 Views 1 Comment

Newstalk host Sean Moncrieff got his bum read by ‘rumpologist’ Sam Amos live on air.

US radio station plays excellent April Fool's prank on their Facebook fans
# Too Long Didn't Read
# Too Long Didn't Read

US radio station plays excellent April Fool's prank on their Facebook fans

Apr 3rd 2014, 4:00 PM 3,356 Views 0 Comments

It’s an April Fool’s prank with a lesson.

TXFM hits the airwaves: Here's how Twitter reacted to the first day
# Txfm
# Txfm

TXFM hits the airwaves: Here's how Twitter reacted to the first day

Mar 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 3,754 Views 3 Comments

Phantom 105.2′s replacement broadcast for the first time today.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Mar 24th 2014, 11:14 PM 20,859 Views 6 Comments

Everone’s been talking about the dramatic MH370 developments, the Athlone child rapist’s appeal against his sentence… and Enda Kenny’s refusal to talk to the media.

Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio
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# Radiodays

Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio

Mar 24th 2014, 3:46 PM 12,607 Views 111 Comments

Enda Kenny also called for more coverage of European affairs.

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

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

Mar 15th 2014, 8:50 PM 46,803 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…

Today FM's Nathan Murphy joins Off The Ball team
# Otb
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# Otb

Today FM's Nathan Murphy joins Off The Ball team

Mar 14th 2014, 11:14 AM 6,615 Views 4 Comments

Murphy leaves Today FM to join the award-winning Newstalk programme.