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# phantom - Friday 1 April, 2016

The Workers' Party wants to nationalise Dublin's alternative rock radio service

The party says RTÉ should take over the alternative rock station.

# phantom - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down

The station, formerly known as Phantom 105.2, has not applied to renew its licence.

# phantom - Friday 18 December, 2015

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

# phantom - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The former boss of Phantom wants the station back - and he's taking on Communicorp

Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.

# phantom - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge TXFM hits the airwaves: Here's how Twitter reacted to the first day Txfm

TXFM hits the airwaves: Here's how Twitter reacted to the first day

Phantom 105.2′s replacement broadcast for the first time today.

# phantom - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the final hour montage of Phantom FM and the last song played Farewell Phantom

Here's the final hour montage of Phantom FM and the last song played

Sometimes I need a revelation.

# phantom - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Column: Going to see with the pirates... memories of an early Phantom FM

“My heart nearly flung itself up through my gob and into the fireplace”… One of the ‘Two Richies’ recalls that fateful call-up from the mysterious ‘Phantom Towers’.

# phantom - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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

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…

# phantom - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Communicorp planning to drop ‘Phantom’ as indie station rebrands

Several names are being considered by Communicorp bosses. A raft of job cuts were announced at the rock and indie station last week.

# phantom - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

# phantom - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dublin radio listeners outraged over the inclusion of Beyoncé on icon list Bow Down

# phantom - Sunday 1 December, 2013

It's December 1st babe... and for radio listeners, there's no escaping the 'Fairytale'

Ireland’s radio stations begin blasting The Pogues, Band Aid and the like in earnest from today. A little early? You asked for it, apparently.

# phantom - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Phantom FM founder launches new radio station will go on air 30 March.