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#Radio

# radio - Saturday 14 January, 2017

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

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

Kevin Casey was the sports editor at WLR FM.

# radio - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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

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

# radio - Saturday 10 December, 2016

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

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

# radio - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

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

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

# radio - Friday 2 December, 2016

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management

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

# radio - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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

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.

# radio - Monday 28 November, 2016

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves

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

# radio - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died RIP

'Voice of Waterford' Billy McCarthy has died

The popular WLR FM presenter has died aged 62.

# radio - Saturday 5 November, 2016

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

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.

# radio - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

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

Former presenters have spoken of their sadness at the closure.

# radio - Friday 21 October, 2016

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

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

# radio - Thursday 22 September, 2016

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

# radio - Friday 16 September, 2016

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

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

# radio - Monday 12 September, 2016

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

An expert talks us through how it all works.

# radio - Saturday 10 September, 2016

# radio - Friday 2 September, 2016

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

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

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

# radio - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102 The Greatest Love Of All

11 feelings Dubliners have about The Love Zone on Q102

The sound of the city.

# radio - Friday 12 August, 2016

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

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

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

# radio - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

# radio - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# radio - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish radio?

Know your stuff? Prove it.

# radio - Thursday 14 July, 2016

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

# radio - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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

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

# radio - Thursday 30 June, 2016

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Presenter Ray Foley to return to Cork's Red FM

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

# radio - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM

The station is revamping its weekend line-up.

# radio - Saturday 4 June, 2016

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

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

# radio - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge An ode to the Cavan kid on the 'Well Daddy' Skoda radio ad The Breffni

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

“Good job that they are HUUUGE”

# radio - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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

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

# radio - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 memories anyone who grew up listening to Beat 102 103 will relate to Your Music Now

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

Tune merchants of the south-east.

# radio - Friday 20 May, 2016

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

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

# radio - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

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

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

# radio - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Offaly woman got a quiz question so so wrong on iRadio this morning Noooo

# radio - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Ivan Yates is leaving Newstalk

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

# radio - Friday 1 April, 2016

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

She will take over from Noel Curran.

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