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#Newstalk

# newstalk - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Taoiseach rounds on 'Sir Humphreys' in Health Department
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Taoiseach rounds on 'Sir Humphreys' in Health Department

Sep 11th 2014, 11:42 AM 16,091 Views 50 Comments

Officials are coming in for criticism from the Taoiseach today, in his latest public comment on Health Minister Leo Varadkar’s plans.

# newstalk - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend

Aug 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,423 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to watch and listen to this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 22 August, 2014

George Hook does the fanciest ice bucket challenge yet
# Hooky
From The Daily Edge
# Hooky

George Hook does the fanciest ice bucket challenge yet

Aug 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 4,010 Views 1 Comment

With champagne ice buckets at the Westbury. Bling.

# newstalk - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Pat Kenny's 'masturbate' slip up live on the radio
# Blooper
From The Daily Edge
# Blooper

Pat Kenny's 'masturbate' slip up live on the radio

Aug 19th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,705 Views 3 Comments

We know. We’re juvenile.

# newstalk - Monday 18 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister
# Imprisoned
# Imprisoned

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

Aug 18th 2014, 12:07 PM 11,058 Views 264 Comments

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

# newstalk - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Newstalk is taking its case against RTÉ to Europe
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Newstalk is taking its case against RTÉ to Europe

Aug 12th 2014, 7:21 PM 15,549 Views 48 Comments

The station has accused the State broadcaster of “predatory pricing”.

# newstalk - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here's this week's GAA TV and Radio coverage
# Network News
From The42
# Network News

Here's this week's GAA TV and Radio coverage

Aug 8th 2014, 11:56 AM 10,357 Views 5 Comments

There’s no need to get off the couch over the next few days.

# newstalk - Friday 1 August, 2014

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and radio this weekend

Aug 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,504 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 31st 2014, 8:15 PM 31,543 Views 79 Comments

Who’s listening to what?

# newstalk - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Why are some foreigners being "ridiculed" for learning Irish?
# Foreign Teanga
# Foreign Teanga

Why are some foreigners being "ridiculed" for learning Irish?

Jul 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 27,852 Views 106 Comments

Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.

# newstalk - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

Jul 11th 2014, 3:19 PM 6,051 Views 7 Comments

There’s plenty to get set for on the box and on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 4 July, 2014

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

Jul 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,796 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty to get set for on the box and on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 27 June, 2014

Here’s the GAA coverage to look forward to on TV and radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage to look forward to on TV and radio this weekend

Jun 27th 2014, 6:20 PM 7,057 Views 9 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 20 June, 2014

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend before another Sky Sports debut
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend before another Sky Sports debut

Jun 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,633 Views 1 Comment

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 13 June, 2014

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

Jun 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,489 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Friday 6 June, 2014

Here's your GAA coverage on TV and Radio this weekend as Sky Sports prepares for debut
# And It's Live
From The42
# And It's Live

Here's your GAA coverage on TV and Radio this weekend as Sky Sports prepares for debut

Jun 6th 2014, 11:58 AM 5,963 Views 6 Comments

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

# newstalk - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

BOD looking forward to skiing, 5-a-side and keeping 'reasonably' fit as he tests out his chair on Off The Ball
# Bod Is A Dj
From The42
# Bod Is A Dj

BOD looking forward to skiing, 5-a-side and keeping 'reasonably' fit as he tests out his chair on Off The Ball

Jun 3rd 2014, 8:16 PM 12,372 Views 5 Comments

The retired rugby star gave a sneak peak of what was to come when he starts his new job.

Brian O'Driscoll to join Off The Ball team on Newstalk from September
# New Direction
From The42
# New Direction

Brian O'Driscoll to join Off The Ball team on Newstalk from September

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:42 AM 25,778 Views 60 Comments

The retired rugby star will be interviewed about the switch to punditry on the radio station later this evening.

# newstalk - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility

May 7th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,939 Views 46 Comments

The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.

# newstalk - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Today's radio listenership figures: The winners and losers

May 1st 2014, 8:19 PM 48,196 Views 109 Comments

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

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry
# Media Wars
# Media Wars

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry

May 1st 2014, 10:26 AM 15,867 Views 22 Comments

It’s all terribly dramatic.

# newstalk - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles
# Vertigo
From The Daily Edge
# Vertigo

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles

Apr 30th 2014, 2:44 PM 15,146 Views 28 Comments

Pat Kenny, on the other hand, was a little less dramatic.

# newstalk - Sunday 27 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 22,934 Views 72 Comments

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

# newstalk - Monday 21 April, 2014

Newstalk lodges complaint over RTÉ's refusal to run ad
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Newstalk lodges complaint over RTÉ's refusal to run ad

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 22,678 Views 37 Comments

RTÉ has claimed that it has guidelines for accepting advertisements from other broadcasters but it has yet to publish them.

# newstalk - Friday 18 April, 2014

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk...
# Broadcast Wars
# Broadcast Wars

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk...

Apr 18th 2014, 7:40 PM 33,855 Views 59 Comments

…but RTE says that’s not exactly what’s happening.

# newstalk - Monday 14 April, 2014

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'
# Whisteblowers
# Whisteblowers

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'

Apr 14th 2014, 8:35 AM 16,602 Views 53 Comments

Whisteblower John Wilson has also called for GSOC to be completely reformed.

# newstalk - Monday 7 April, 2014

"I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

"I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime

Apr 7th 2014, 1:36 PM 43,100 Views 147 Comments

“Anyone listening to this please email me. Please email me.”

# newstalk - Friday 4 April, 2014

A psychic who reads arse-fortunes was on Newstalk today
# Rumpology
From The Daily Edge
# Rumpology

A psychic who reads arse-fortunes was on Newstalk today

Apr 4th 2014, 4:36 PM 3,195 Views 1 Comment

Newstalk host Sean Moncrieff got his bum read by ‘rumpologist’ Sam Amos live on air.

# newstalk - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate
# Fade To Black
# Fade To Black

Phantom FM 1996 – 2014: A brief history, by its staff — past, way past and pirate

Mar 15th 2014, 8:50 PM 46,885 Views 57 Comments

The ‘Phantom’ name will soon disappear from the airwaves. It’s been a long, strange, journey from that first suburban shed studio to the heart of the Communicorp empire…

# newstalk - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

“Massive error in judgement”: Mirror editor apologises for Ní Bheoláin dog-walk pics
# Sharon
# Sharon

“Massive error in judgement”: Mirror editor apologises for Ní Bheoláin dog-walk pics

Feb 25th 2014, 9:40 PM 65,798 Views 103 Comments

The Six One host said yesterday she was considering a complaint to the Press Council over the photos, which were published in the wake of a stalking ordeal for the journalist.

# newstalk - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis

Feb 16th 2014, 3:58 PM 80,837 Views 298 Comments

The former Ireland lock and Sunday Independent columnist made his comments on Off The Ball.

# newstalk - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Rugby star cheering on Mr World and Newstalk host at Great Limerick Run
# Doing A Runner
From The42
# Doing A Runner

Rugby star cheering on Mr World and Newstalk host at Great Limerick Run

Feb 12th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,309 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland flanker David Wallace has called on the public to sign up for the Special Olympics fundraiser.

# newstalk - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Newstalk's 'Off the Ball' sees increase of 4,000 listeners
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Newstalk's 'Off the Ball' sees increase of 4,000 listeners

Jan 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 6,394 Views 21 Comments

The programme has managed to thrive despite the high-profile departure of the Second Captains presenting team.

Everyone's a winner: Kenny and O'Rourke add listeners
# War On The Waves
# War On The Waves

Everyone's a winner: Kenny and O'Rourke add listeners

Jan 30th 2014, 8:50 PM 10,246 Views 13 Comments

Kenny has added 18,000 listeners, but still trails his old slot by some distance.

# newstalk - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights
# Aurora Borealis
From The Daily Edge
# Aurora Borealis

Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights

Jan 18th 2014, 3:14 PM 1,731 Views 1 Comment

It’s looking like a beautiful day…

# newstalk - Friday 17 January, 2014

BAI upholds part of complaint about Newstalk 'attack' on Taoiseach
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

BAI upholds part of complaint about Newstalk 'attack' on Taoiseach

Jan 17th 2014, 1:57 PM 12,870 Views 39 Comments

The complaint related to comments made on the broadcaster’s breakfast show about Kenny’s decision not to take part in a debate on the Seanad referendum.

# newstalk - Monday 6 January, 2014

George Hook announces he's set to leave radio and television
# The End Is Nigh
From The Daily Edge
# The End Is Nigh

George Hook announces he's set to leave radio and television

Jan 6th 2014, 5:51 PM 2,089 Views 4 Comments

He posted on Twitter that his Newstalk programme will end in 2016.

George Hook plans end to TV career in 2015, radio in 2016
# Exit Strategy
From The42
# Exit Strategy

George Hook plans end to TV career in 2015, radio in 2016

Jan 6th 2014, 5:35 PM 20,880 Views 77 Comments

The Newstalk presenter announced his plans via Twitter this afternoon.

# newstalk - Monday 16 December, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again...on Earth
# Space Oddity
From The Daily Edge
# Space Oddity

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again...on Earth

Dec 16th 2013, 9:28 AM 1,443 Views 0 Comments

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

# newstalk - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Sean Quinn: "I was a bold boy, I accept that"
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Sean Quinn: "I was a bold boy, I accept that"

Dec 5th 2013, 4:19 PM 16,334 Views 115 Comments

The bankrupt billionaire added that he never saw himself as a gambler.