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# jnlr - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Craving current affairs, radio listeners flock to Morning Ireland and Miriam as 2FM falters

Today FM sees strong gains across its entire week-day schedule.

# jnlr - Sunday 19 July, 2020

We have a wealth of talented podcasters here in Ireland, so why are we not counting their listeners?

As Bressie’s podcast wins an award, Darach Ó Séaghdha argues that it’s high time the JNLR figures took podcasting into account.

# jnlr - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'What better tribute could we have': Marian Finucane Show gained 19,000 listeners in final months on air

The figures cover the three months leading up to the veteran broadcaster’s death in January.

# jnlr - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Tubridy on the rise but Marian loses listeners as competition keeping RTÉ 'on its toes'

The Hard Shoulder with Ivan Yates is the only non-RTÉ Radio One show to make it into the top 20.

# jnlr - Thursday 2 May, 2019

After quitting the station in March, Jenny Greene is returning to 2FM to host a new daytime slot

The latest JNLR listenership figures show a boost for the station.

# jnlr - Thursday 25 October, 2018

2FM and Today FM slugging it out as they're almost neck and neck in latest radio figures

It was also a mixed bag for RTÉ Radio One in the latest JNLR figures.

# jnlr - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter

The radio listenership figures are out.

# jnlr - Thursday 26 April, 2018

# jnlr - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast? The Blindboy Podcast

Why won't Irish brands step up to support the brilliant Blindboy Podcast?

The podcast with nearly 1 million listens worldwide still hasn’t got a sponsor.

# jnlr - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# jnlr - Thursday 26 October, 2017

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death

The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.

# jnlr - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy among the big radio names to lose listeners this quarter

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

# jnlr - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's definitely on': Battle heating up for 2FM and Today FM as pair tied for breakfast listeners

Latest figures show a good rise in numbers across the both stations.

# jnlr - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released

The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.

# jnlr - 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.

# jnlr - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners

The latest JNLRs have been released.

# jnlr - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

RTÉ Radio One remains top dog in the radio wars

Today FM remains top for market share for 25 – 41 year olds.

# jnlr - Thursday 29 October, 2015

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures

The state broadcaster has been cleaning up on all fronts over the last three months.

# jnlr - Friday 31 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 21 deadly female presenters on Irish radio Women On Air

21 deadly female presenters on Irish radio

Here come the gals.

# jnlr - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Once again RTÉ shows why it's top dog. Here are the latest radio figures

Size matters in radio land.

# jnlr - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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

Anton Savage has done well in the JNLR survey.

# jnlr - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

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

# jnlr - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

# jnlr - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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

Who’s listening to what?

# jnlr - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Newstalk: 'People moved the dial for Pat...and now they've discovered Ivan, Chris, Seán and George'

The radio station is hopeful that its radio personalities will continue to lure people over from RTÉ programmes.

# jnlr - Thursday 25 April, 2013

84 per cent of all adults listen to radio on a daily basis

The latest JNLR figures have also shown that 54 per cent of people listen to regional radio.

# jnlr - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Radio listenership figures released; everyone claims to be happy

The latest JNLR figures are out, and predictably enough, every radio station has found something to be positive about.

# jnlr - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

# jnlr - Thursday 25 October, 2012

JNLR results show that local and regional radio dominate with 53% of listeners

Today’s Joint National Listenership Research figures also show that 85% of all adults listen to radio on a daily basis.

# jnlr - Friday 4 May, 2012

Tubs still losing listeners as D'Arcy's figures rise

The latest listenership figures show that while RTE favourites Morning Ireland and Marian Finucance fared well, Ryan Tubridy and Derek Mooney suffered losses.

# jnlr - Monday 12 March, 2012

Average adult listens to over 3 hours of radio each day

Statistics compiled by Ipsos MRBI for JNLR show that the average adult listens to 196 minutes of radio broadcasts each day.

# jnlr - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Listenership figures show 85 per cent of Irish adults listen to radio every day

Local radio continues to be a firm favourite for Irish audiences, with more that half of all radio-listeners tuning into a local regional station daily.

# jnlr - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?

Tubridy drops more listeners in latest JNLR figures

Ryan Tubridy has lost 27,000 listeners in six months – with his audience now less than half of his previous listenership on Radio 1.

# jnlr - Friday 29 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Radio 1 news shows pick up listeners as others tumble All Ears

Radio 1 news shows pick up listeners as others tumble

Radio 1′s current affairs programming performs well in the latest JNLR figures, but Ryan Tubridy loses heavily.

# jnlr - Friday 6 May, 2011

Gains for Radio 1 and Today FM in latest radio listenership figures

Morning Ireland consolidates its spot as the most listened-to radio show, but there’s bad news from Ryan Tubridy and 2fm.

# jnlr - Thursday 17 February, 2011

RTÉ gains ground in latest radio listenership figures

Morning Ireland remains Ireland’s most popular programme, picking up 23,000 listeners, while Drivetime also makes gains.

Take 5: Thursday

Five things you need to know: fresh bouts of election mudslinging, a court defeat for FIFA and UEFA, and Neil Prendeville’s absence hits 96FM’s listenership.