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#Irish Radio

# irish-radio - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

# irish-radio - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Irish radio?

Let’s test your knowledge of Ireland’s airwaves down through the years.

# irish-radio - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures

Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.

# irish-radio - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Radio Kerry Group set to acquire Clare FM and Tipp FM for undisclosed sum

The two local stations employ 45 full-time and 30 part-time staff.

# irish-radio - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

# irish-radio - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge A handy (and definitive) list of the most overplayed songs from the noughties Noughties Radio

A handy (and definitive) list of the most overplayed songs from the noughties

‘Jesus, change the station!’

# irish-radio - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Naughten prepared to bring in gender quotas for Irish radio

A report on gender and broadcasting is due in December or January – Naughten said that if it recommends quotas, he will support this.

# irish-radio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'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.

# irish-radio - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio Women On Air

# irish-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.

# irish-radio - Saturday 25 July, 2015

John Clarke won't be on Radio Nova tomorrow due to RTÉ injunction threat

Last year the veteran 2FM broadcaster quit his daytime Sunday show on RTÉ 2FM in a dramatic fashion.

# irish-radio - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

# irish-radio - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The most played songs on Irish radio in 2013 were... Who Got Lucky?

The most played songs on Irish radio in 2013 were...

Can you guess the one Irish artist?

# irish-radio - Sunday 1 December, 2013

It's December 1st babe... and for radio listeners, there's no escaping the 'Fairytale'

Ireland’s radio stations begin blasting The Pogues, Band Aid and the like in earnest from today. A little early? You asked for it, apparently.

# irish-radio - Thursday 17 October, 2013

98FM's Joan Lea moves to Radio Nova for breakfast show

The former evening show presenter is to team up with Marty Miller.

# irish-radio - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

UTV Media reports drop in revenue, says Irish radio market "difficult"

The media group runs a number of stations around the country, including FM104 and Q102 in Dublin, and Cork’s 96FM.

# irish-radio - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From The42 Off The Ball 5 hint at imminent comeback OTB5

Off The Ball 5 hint at imminent comeback

But where will Ken Early, Simon Hick, Mark Horgan, Eoin McDevitt and Ciaran Murphy turn up next?

# irish-radio - Monday 19 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Ray Foley on 98FM... what's the verdict? Radio Gaga This post contains images

Ray Foley on 98FM... what's the verdict?

And how much is Nadia Forde enjoying that sausage?

# irish-radio - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Enda Kenny phones US radio show... and gets hung up on

Enda was just trying to wish listeners of Irish Radio a happy new year – but producers thought it was a prank.

# irish-radio - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Irish broadcaster breaks new ground at New York awards Radio Gaga

Irish broadcaster breaks new ground at New York awards

RTÉ Radio takes prestigious broadcast award at the New York Festivals Radio Awards.

# irish-radio - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

GEALGÓIR Hector Ó hEochagáin will take over 2FM’s breakfast show in October.

Ó hEochagáin, along with Ryan Tubridy spearhead 2FM’s new autumn schedule.

Kicking off next week, Tubridy takes over from the late Gerry Ryan with a show from 9 – 11am. Tubridy will be followed by Colm Hayes, formerly of the Breakfast Show. Hayes former Breakfast Show partner Jim Jim Nugent left the station yesterday deciding to announce his exit via You Tube.

Golden oldie Larry Gogan stays in place from 1 – 2pm. Rick O’Shea will host his show from 2-4.30 while Will Leahy continues on with the drivetime slot till 6pm.

RTE’s Lucy Kennedy and Baz Ashmawy have been given their own weekend breakfast show.

# irish-radio - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

RADIO NOVA – a new Dublin radio station is set to create 32 new jobs when it launches in September. A station with the same name broadcast in Dublin in the 1980′s producing talent like Bryan Dobson, Ken Hammond, Aidan Leonard and Colm Hayes. Nova says it will be complete different to current stations. Dermot Hanrahan and Ulick McEvaddy are believed to be backing the station.