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'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM

The presenter spoke to about how the station has grown since then.


“I WAS GREETED by all these young, hungry people, who just wanted to get it right.”

Last week marked 20 years since Today FM first appeared on our radios, and has remained a cornerstone of the Irish radio industry since.

Ian Dempsey jumped ship from RTÉ and joined the fledgling commercial station soon afterwards.

Speaking to, he shared his memories of the station’s early days, and how it has still retained its edge.

Read more from Dempsey on the early days of Today FM here >

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