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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Phantom

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# phantom - txfm
The Workers' Party wants to nationalise Dublin's alternative rock radio service
The party says RTÉ should take over the alternative rock station.
# formerly phantom
TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down
The station, formerly known as Phantom 105.2, has not applied to renew its licence.
# Communicorp
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.
# from the flames
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.
# 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.
# farewell phantom
Here's the final hour montage of Phantom FM and the last song played
Sometimes I need a revelation.
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’.
# fade to black
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…
# Name change
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.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.
# bow down
Dublin radio listeners outraged over the inclusion of Beyoncé on icon list
‘Beyoncé, eat me grits!’
# christmas radio
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.
# Listen
Phantom FM founder launches new radio station will go on air 30 March.