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# newstalk - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

O'Driscoll and Quinlan on analysis as Newstalk secure radio rights for Lions Test Series
# OTB Sports
From The42
# OTB Sports

O'Driscoll and Quinlan on analysis as Newstalk secure radio rights for Lions Test Series

Jun 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 5,898 Views 3 Comments

The coverage begins with this weekend’s warm-up game against Japan at Murrayfield.

# newstalk - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:58 PM 22,323 Views 19 Comments

The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.

# newstalk - Friday 14 May, 2021

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media
# Radio
# Radio

Minister gives green light to sale of Denis O'Brien's Communicorp to Bauer Media

May 14th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,025 Views 2 Comments

The Communicorp sale to Bauer Media is understood to be worth more than €100m.

# newstalk - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group
# On The Radio
# On The Radio

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp - which operates Today FM and Newstalk - to be sold to Bauer Media Group

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 11:59 AM 44,118 Views 0 Comments

Bauer Media Audio operates radio stations in seven countries across Europe.

# newstalk - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December
# Bai
# Bai

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December

Jul 29th 2020, 5:12 PM 26,051 Views 10 Comments

The rulings by the BAI were released today.

# newstalk - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July
# Presenter
# Presenter

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July

Jul 1st 2020, 12:20 PM 121,085 Views 152 Comments

He and his wife are moving back to Enniscorthy in Co Wexford.

# newstalk - Friday 8 May, 2020

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms

May 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 27,721 Views 51 Comments

Leo Varadkar spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk this morning.

# newstalk - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has coronavirus

Mar 18th 2020, 12:19 PM 120,085 Views 62 Comments

She said that she found out she had the virus an hour before the Taoiseach’s address to the nation last night.

# newstalk - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
# Lifted
# Lifted

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Dec 12th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,055 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# newstalk - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 12:39 PM 30,592 Views 60 Comments

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

# newstalk - Friday 17 May, 2019

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people

May 17th 2019, 2:34 PM 29,037 Views 127 Comments

Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.

# newstalk - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows
# Weekend Schedule
# Weekend Schedule

Newstalk Breakfast goes seven days as new hosts unveiled for weekend shows

Mar 6th 2019, 12:37 PM 36,997 Views 56 Comments

New hosts Gav Reilly, Sinead Ryan, Susan Keogh and Vincent Wall will be on weekend shows.

# newstalk - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off

Feb 28th 2019, 9:03 AM 44,214 Views 84 Comments

Speaking about Brexit, the Taoiseach also said that he’s “not surprised” that he’s the “boogeyman” of the British media.

# newstalk - Thursday 7 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 7th 2019, 12:08 PM 31,587 Views 66 Comments

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

# newstalk - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork
# Republic Of Work
# Republic Of Work

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 10:16 AM 21,758 Views 36 Comments

Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.

# newstalk - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast
# Switcharound
# Switcharound

Kieran Cuddihy to replace Paul Williams on Newstalk Breakfast

Dec 4th 2018, 3:14 PM 19,648 Views 30 Comments

A new presenter for Cuddihy’s show On The Record will be announced soon.

# newstalk - Thursday 22 November, 2018

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk
# Sling Your Hook
# Sling Your Hook

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:21 PM 48,458 Views 147 Comments

Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.

# newstalk - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast
# Final Show
# Final Show

Paul Williams steps down as co-host of Newstalk Breakfast

Nov 8th 2018, 2:01 PM 51,105 Views 86 Comments

His last show will air tomorrow morning.

# newstalk - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets
# The Van
# The Van

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,724 Views 16 Comments

Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.

# newstalk - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 25th 2018, 11:59 AM 34,841 Views 65 Comments

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

# newstalk - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years
# Extension
# Extension

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Sep 12th 2018, 6:11 PM 18,605 Views 50 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

# newstalk - Thursday 26 July, 2018

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

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

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 4:25 PM 42,404 Views 92 Comments

The radio listenership figures are out.

# newstalk - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,898 Views 253 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

# newstalk - Friday 20 April, 2018

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey
# RIP
# RIP

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey

Apr 20th 2018, 8:06 PM 120,912 Views 41 Comments

Dr David Carey has contributed to the parenting panel of Newstalk’s Moncrieff show for almost a decade.

# newstalk - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?
# Independent News And Media
# Independent News And Media

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 PM 73,357 Views 0 Comments

An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.

# newstalk - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
# Bai
# Bai

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,881 Views 27 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# newstalk - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show
# High Court
# High Court

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show

Mar 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 133,547 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit relates to comments made by Kelly on a February edition of her Lunchtime Live Newstalk show.

# newstalk - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further
# Press Council
# Press Council

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further

Mar 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 25,113 Views 35 Comments

It was judged that the Irish Times publication of a right to reply from Newstalk was “sufficient remedial action”.

# newstalk - Monday 26 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 24,085 Views 8 Comments

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

# newstalk - Thursday 8 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 8th 2018, 12:44 PM 22,016 Views 57 Comments

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

# newstalk - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments

Feb 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 22,825 Views 118 Comments

The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.

# newstalk - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One
# Media Moves
# Media Moves

All-female line-ups: RTÉ have made changes to the Late Debate and the News at One

Jan 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 43,630 Views 161 Comments

Cormac Ó hEadhra will take on Claire Byrne’s weekend show.

# newstalk - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?
# Booyakasha
From The Daily Edge
# Booyakasha

Who Said It: George Hook Or Ali G?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,020 Views 7 Comments

Take the quiz and see.

# newstalk - Thursday 4 January, 2018

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show
# He's Back
# He's Back

George Hook to return to Newstalk with an early Saturday morning show

Jan 4th 2018, 3:20 PM 23,077 Views 142 Comments

Hook’s Saturday Sit-In will run from 8am till 10am every Saturday.

# newstalk - Friday 15 December, 2017

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Dec 15th 2017, 7:40 PM 33,062 Views 132 Comments

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

# newstalk - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'

Nov 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 35,766 Views 68 Comments

Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.

# newstalk - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk
# Media Musical Chairs
# Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Nov 21st 2017, 11:03 AM 57,529 Views 124 Comments

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

# newstalk - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney
# Chris Donoghue
# Chris Donoghue

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Nov 18th 2017, 10:34 AM 43,950 Views 143 Comments

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

# newstalk - Friday 20 October, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast
# Sparking Change
# Sparking Change

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

Oct 20th 2017, 1:59 PM 40,382 Views 177 Comments

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

# newstalk - Thursday 19 October, 2017

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
# Pen Pals
# Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,702 Views 49 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

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