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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Nicky Byrne

All time
# 2fm
'A very heavy heart': Jenny Greene announces departure from 2FM
2FM announced that Jennifer Zamparelli is to host her own programme as part of the new schedule line up.
# hello my love
Liam Gallagher told Westlife to "f*** off" before so don't expect a collab anytime soon
The beef to end all beefs.
Jennifer Zamparelli announced as the new co-host for Dancing with the Stars
The Bridget and Eamon star will be replacing Amanda Byram to be co-host alongside Nicky Byrne.
# listener numbers
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.
# westlife
"I knew every lyric before I knew how to read": People tell us what it means to be a Westlife fan in 2018
Ready to ‘Swear It All Over Again’?
# swear it again
Here's everything we know about THAT supposed Westlife reunion so far
Who’s in, who’s out, and who’s writing the tunes for them.
# royal wedding
Let's take a look back at Ireland's very own royal wedding: Nicky Byrne and Georgina Ahern's marriage
It’s been 15 years since on of Ireland’s biggest pop-stars married the Taoiseach’s daughter.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Australia be allowed to compete in the Eurovision?
The country beat out Ireland to qualify for the Eurovision in last night’s semi-final.
# and we're out
Ireland is already out of the Eurovision
Nicky Byrne failed to make it through from tonight’s semi.
# Your Say
Poll: Would Ireland winning the Eurovision make everything better again?
Nicky Byrne is a 600/1 outsider to win the competition.
# Shaking Things Up
'Building suspense': Eurovision voting is changing in a big way this year
The contest’s organisers say the new system will increase transparency.
# Your Say
Poll: Could Ireland (finally) win the Eurovision this year?
It’s been a long time.
# song for ireland
Nicky Byrne will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
The 2FM DJ and former Westlife star will sing ‘Sunlight’ at the semi-final stage in Stockholm in May with the aim of qualifying for the contest proper on Saturday 14 May.
# westlife
'Johnny Logan should watch out': Kian Egan thinks Nicky Byrne could win the Eurovision
There are rumours the former boyband star will represent Ireland in Stockholm.
# Radio Wars
RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures
The broadcaster had to publish a clarification over a show’s claimed increase in listeners.
# not on a winning streak
Nicky Byrne's game show axed as Marty Whelan returns
The Million Euro Challenge struggled to attract viewers.
# cd cases
The Million Euro Challenge started last night and the internet could only talk about one thing
Are those CD cases?
# good girl sharon
Sharon Ní Bheoláin films ice bucket challenge for Nine O'Clock News
You’re as cold as ice…
# nominated
RTE presenter Jenny Greene took the Ice Bucket Challenge
And she’s nominated Joe Duffy to do it next. *crosses all fingers and toes for this to happen*
# twerk it
Important public announcement: Larry Gogan has learned how to twerk
The golden day.
# doesn't do friendlies
Jose Mourinho took out Olly Murs in a charity football game tonight
The 51-year-old coach ran onto the pitch and tackled the English star as his side threatened to launch a counter-attack.
# cheeky kebab
Niall Horan says he's 'feeling the nerves' ahead of One Direction's Croke Park gig
And will somebody PLEASE get this superstar a kebab?
# Radio Wars
Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake
Listeners thought they were texting to enter a Today FM competition.
# Radio Gaga
Here's what Twitter thought of Nicky Byrne's 2FM show
He’s got the thumbs up so far.
# twitterverse
Tweet Sweeper: Which Irish actress mistook a fetish shop for a dry cleaners?
A dirty, yet also clean, mistake. And whose slippers are these? All the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.
# twitterverse
Tweet Sweeper: What reality TV star thought that Niall Horan was "British"?
And who shared a smooch at the BRIT awards? All this, and all the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.
# Radio Wars
Former 2fm boss quits live on air, delivers withering parting shot to new regime
“I think my interest in music cannot be accommodated here,” John Clarke told his Sunday afternoon listeners.
# 2fm newbie
Nicky Byrne announced as new 2fm mid-morning host
The ex-Westlifer will host a new show from 11am on weekdays.
# world of celebs
Katy Perry keeps Taylor and Miley's hair in her purse for good luck... it's The Dredge
Jamie Doran’s the new Grey, and Nicky’s a Dad again. All that and the rest of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# grandad bertie
Why it would be deadly if Bertie Ahern was your grandad
Bertie’s going to be a pops again.
# twitterverse
Tweet Sweeper: Nicky Byrne shows no mercy to his children
Our pick of the week’s best tweets from famous people.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Rihanna, where are your knickers?
All the celebrity dirt you need…
The Dredge: Which US politician needs Justin Bieber's help?
The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt…
The Dredge: Rihanna gets back with Chris Brown; world is baffled
We get our hands mucky with the best of the day’s dirt.
# twitterverse
Tweet Sweeper: Bryan Dobson meets a UFO, maybe
The RTÉ newscaster knows what’s what. Our pick of the week’s tweets from famous people.
# Sonny Boy
New grandchild for Bertie as Cecelia welcomes baby boy
But what has she decided to call him?
# All over
In pictures: Westlife through the years
Ahead of their final performances at Croke Park this weekend, we look back at over a decade of bad hair, bad outfits, good hair, decent outfits, and 44 million record sales.
# Battle of the Boybands
Westlife voted 'best ever boyband' in MTV contest
Boyband beat Beatles and Backstreet Boys.
# westlife
Westlife to split after 14 years
The band announced an “amicable” separation today, after selling more than 44 million records worldwide.
# Heart Attacks
People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously
Only half of people who present themselves in hospital suffering from a heart attack arrive by ambulance says the Irish Heart Foundation, which has urged people to call 999 if they feel unwell.