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# Newstalk

This year
Latest radio listening figures show Ryan Tubridy's popularity had dropped before going off-air
Sunday With Miriam has also seen a major drop in listeners.
Stumbles for Ryan Tubridy, Brendan O'Connor, and Miriam O'Callaghan in latest radio figures
Radio’s heavy-hitters have seen their numbers fall since last year.
Last year
Broadcasting watchdog rejects 11 complaints about Covid-19 segment on The Pat Kenny Show
The Newstalk programme interviewed Health Minister Stephen Donnelly about Covid last October.
BAI rejects 15 complaints against Claire Byrne Live show over Covid-19 vaccine segment
A complaint against Red FM’s Neil Prendeville Show was partly upheld.
All time
O'Driscoll and Quinlan on analysis as Newstalk secure radio rights for Lions Test Series
The coverage begins with this weekend’s warm-up game against Japan at Murrayfield.
Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.
Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.
Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.
Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December
The rulings by the BAI were released today.
Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July
He and his wife are moving back to Enniscorthy in Co Wexford.
Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms
Leo Varadkar spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk this morning.
Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus
She said that she found out she had the virus an hour before the Taoiseach’s address to the nation last night.
Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.
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.
Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.
Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows
New hosts Gav Reilly, Sinead Ryan, Susan Keogh and Vincent Wall will be on weekend shows.
Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off
Speaking about Brexit, the Taoiseach also said that he’s “not surprised” that he’s the “boogeyman” of the British media.
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.
Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.
Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast
A new presenter for Cuddihy’s show On The Record will be announced soon.
After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk
Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.
Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast
His last show will air tomorrow morning.
'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets
Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.
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.
Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years
Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.
Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
The radio listenership figures are out.
Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.
'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey
Dr David Carey has contributed to the parenting panel of Newstalk’s Moncrieff show for almost a decade.
Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?
An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.
BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.
Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show
The lawsuit relates to comments made by Kelly on a February edition of her Lunchtime Live Newstalk show.
Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further
It was judged that the Irish Times publication of a right to reply from Newstalk was “sufficient remedial action”.
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.
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.
Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments
The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.
All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One
Cormac Ó hEadhra will take on Claire Byrne’s weekend show.
Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?
Take the quiz and see.
George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show
Hook’s Saturday Sit-In will run from 8am till 10am every Saturday.
George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.
Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.