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# Radio
One in 12 Irish people listen to radio on a digital device, JNLR report says
That’s compared to more than three-quarters who use an FM radio.
# do do dooooo
15 truly iconic sounds of Ireland
Staaand clear, luggage doors oppperhaatin’.
# listening skills
You may have spotted Dublin's newest priest pulling pints at Tramco
Listening to locals’ problems… Occasionally serving wine… Could Dublin’s pubs be the Church’s next recruiting ground?
# listen in
Will Tidal save music? Here's the reaction to its launch so far
A group of glittering celebrity musicians launched the service last night.
# radio play
Here's what Ireland needs to do if it wants more Hoziers
The challenges facing Irish musicians.
# watch and listen
Using Spotify for free? Expect video ads to make an appearance soon
The music streaming service will offer two video ad formats, one for desktop and one for mobile, as it capitalises upon the 30 million using it for free.
# Podcasts
20 podcasts you need to bookmark for your morning commute
The best in comedy, storytelling and more.
# easy listening
Facebook adds audio-recognition to its app to help identify songs and TV shows
The feature will be made available to US users initially, but when activated, it will recognise what song, TV show or film is on in the background.
Column: Insinuating that young people ‘aren’t bothered’ with politics is insulting and false
Various political scandals and our current economic woes have increased levels of mistrust in politicians among young people. This does not mean we are apathetic, we just need to be engaged, writes Órla Ryan.
Column: I don’t help people for a ‘feelgood factor’ – it’s just what’s right
Perhaps it was my own tough background that made me want to help others out, but people should put themselves in a homeless person’s shoes, says Tony Kane, a volunteer with Dundalk Simon Community.