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#Radio Wars

# radio-wars - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy among the big radio names to lose listeners this quarter
# Is Anybody Out There?
# Is Anybody Out There?

Joe Duffy and Ray D'Arcy among the big radio names to lose listeners this quarter

Jul 27th 2017, 12:12 PM 30,026 Views 119 Comments

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

# radio-wars - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle
# Moving The Dial
# Moving The Dial

Newstalk, 98FM and Spin's CEOs to go in a major Communicorp reshuffle

Apr 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 17,765 Views 33 Comments

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

# radio-wars - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces
# Musical Chairs
# Musical Chairs

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:54 PM 56,514 Views 63 Comments

Dermot and Dave will be making the move to mid-morning.

# radio-wars - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners
# Jnlr Figures
# Jnlr Figures

Radio wars: RTÉ Radio One is still killing its rivals but major shows are now losing listeners

Jul 27th 2016, 8:11 PM 36,504 Views 69 Comments

The latest JNLRs have been released.

# radio-wars - Saturday 2 July, 2016

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan
# Ivan Yates
# Ivan Yates

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 23,563 Views 21 Comments

Ivan Yates is off on his ‘gap year’ – but Newstalk’s boss has a plan to take on Morning Ireland.

# radio-wars - Friday 20 May, 2016

Today FM is changing things up with a Duffy/D'Arcy switch
# Swapping The Mic
# Swapping The Mic

Today FM is changing things up with a Duffy/D'Arcy switch

May 20th 2016, 11:46 AM 66,286 Views 66 Comments

The Louise Duffy Show will come to an end this summer.

# radio-wars - Monday 21 December, 2015

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel
# Underground Music
# Underground Music

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel

Dec 21st 2015, 12:19 PM 15,136 Views 34 Comments

Radio Nova says it’s unfair that motorists can’t get their station.

# radio-wars - Friday 18 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 18th 2015, 12:16 PM 19,447 Views 51 Comments

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

# radio-wars - Sunday 1 November, 2015

RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures

Nov 1st 2015, 2:36 PM 26,254 Views 41 Comments

The broadcaster had to publish a clarification over a show’s claimed increase in listeners.

# radio-wars - Thursday 29 October, 2015

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures

Oct 29th 2015, 6:11 PM 27,830 Views 44 Comments

The state broadcaster has been cleaning up on all fronts over the last three months.

# radio-wars - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Poll: Will you listen to Ryan Tubridy's new show?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you listen to Ryan Tubridy's new show?

Aug 6th 2015, 9:26 AM 29,016 Views 100 Comments

Or will you stay away?

# radio-wars - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Once again RTÉ shows why it's top dog. Here are the latest radio figures
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Once again RTÉ shows why it's top dog. Here are the latest radio figures

Jul 30th 2015, 7:13 PM 19,199 Views 31 Comments

Size matters in radio land.

# radio-wars - Friday 26 June, 2015

John Murray is out. Don't fret though, there's a familiar voice lined up for your mornings on RTÉ
# Soothing Sounds
# Soothing Sounds

John Murray is out. Don't fret though, there's a familiar voice lined up for your mornings on RTÉ

Jun 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 28,024 Views 51 Comments

The John Murray Show is ending and Brendan O’Connor is taking over temporarily.

# radio-wars - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Anton Savage versus Ray D'Arcy: The figures are in but who's winning?
# Savage
# Savage

Anton Savage versus Ray D'Arcy: The figures are in but who's winning?

Apr 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 51,231 Views 70 Comments

Anton Savage has done well in the JNLR survey.

# radio-wars - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon
# Dab
# Dab

Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon

Apr 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,270 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Communications has said it has ‘no plans’ to switch off the frequency.

# radio-wars - Monday 20 April, 2015

Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin had a big row on Morning Ireland
# Shouty
# Shouty

Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin had a big row on Morning Ireland

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 PM 46,408 Views 244 Comments

A sign of things to come…

# radio-wars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ray D'Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship... but his new slot doesn't look too good either
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Ray D'Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship... but his new slot doesn't look too good either

Feb 5th 2015, 7:19 PM 70,362 Views 140 Comments

However, his replacement, Anton Savage, has something to be happy about.

# radio-wars - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Anton Savage to replace Ray D'Arcy on TodayFM
# Radio
# Radio

Anton Savage to replace Ray D'Arcy on TodayFM

Jan 15th 2015, 8:07 PM 28,379 Views 71 Comments

Confirmed.

# radio-wars - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D'Arcy arrives at RTÉ
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Marty Morrissey is going to fill in until Ray D'Arcy arrives at RTÉ

Dec 10th 2014, 10:17 AM 17,245 Views 38 Comments

However, he will be on air for just three weeks.

# radio-wars - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Ray D'Arcy is leaving Today FM for RTÉ
# Gone Today
# Gone Today

Ray D'Arcy is leaving Today FM for RTÉ

Dec 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 85,446 Views 213 Comments

D’Arcy will take up a TV and radio role in RTÉ.

# radio-wars - Saturday 4 October, 2014

RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards

Oct 4th 2014, 4:11 PM 11,226 Views 22 Comments

Today FM brought home the big prize of Full Service Station of the Year.

# radio-wars - 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 15,545 Views 48 Comments

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

# radio-wars - Friday 8 August, 2014

2fm really adamant that Ryan Tubridy isn't going anywhere
# Radio Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Radio Wars

2fm really adamant that Ryan Tubridy isn't going anywhere

Aug 8th 2014, 11:20 AM 16,363 Views 54 Comments

Right. He’s staying put.

# radio-wars - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin 'niche' radio licence
# Little Bit Country
# Little Bit Country

Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin 'niche' radio licence

Jul 2nd 2014, 3:55 PM 7,610 Views 9 Comments

The station formerly known as ‘Dublin’s Country Mix’ has beaten out competition from a rival consortium and will continue to broadcast to the city and surrounds…

# radio-wars - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

7 ways 2FM has survived being "destroyed"
# Radio Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Radio Wars

7 ways 2FM has survived being "destroyed"

Jun 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,770 Views 90 Comments

The station held a big launch today, but launching what?

Changing channels: 98FM pair Dermot & Dave heading to Today FM
# National Broadcasting
# National Broadcasting

Changing channels: 98FM pair Dermot & Dave heading to Today FM

Jun 18th 2014, 2:51 PM 27,756 Views 43 Comments

It’s expected they’ll take over the midday to 2.30pm slot with the Communicorp broadcaster.

# radio-wars - 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 48,188 Views 109 Comments

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

# radio-wars - 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 22,933 Views 72 Comments

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

# radio-wars - 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 22,677 Views 37 Comments

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

# radio-wars - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

'A little bit country' vs 'a lot more country': Dublin's latest radio war goes down to the wire
# What's The Frequency
# What's The Frequency

'A little bit country' vs 'a lot more country': Dublin's latest radio war goes down to the wire

Apr 8th 2014, 3:41 PM 13,441 Views 13 Comments

Who will win the latest round of competition for a Dublin radio licence?

# radio-wars - 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 46,799 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…

# radio-wars - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake
# Radio Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Radio Wars

Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake

Mar 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 6,803 Views 2 Comments

Listeners thought they were texting to enter a Today FM competition.

# radio-wars - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Red FM confirms signing of Neil Prendeville --- new show to start on 31 March
# Jock Shock
# Jock Shock

Red FM confirms signing of Neil Prendeville --- new show to start on 31 March

Feb 20th 2014, 7:49 AM 16,036 Views 44 Comments

It emerged last night that he was leaving 96FM. The controversial presenter’s new 9am to noon show will follow KC’s breakfast show.

# radio-wars - Monday 10 February, 2014

Former 2fm boss quits live on air, delivers withering parting shot to new regime
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Former 2fm boss quits live on air, delivers withering parting shot to new regime

Feb 10th 2014, 12:14 PM 104,692 Views 123 Comments

“I think my interest in music cannot be accommodated here,” John Clarke told his Sunday afternoon listeners.

# radio-wars - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Communicorp to snap up eight UK radio stations

Feb 6th 2014, 11:20 AM 5,419 Views 8 Comments

It brings the total amount of stations owned by the company to 27.

# radio-wars - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny

Oct 10th 2013, 6:38 PM 6,485 Views 31 Comments

However, Ministers Howlin and Noonan will be talking to Newstalk Breakfast before going to RTÉ.

# radio-wars - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move
# Radio Wars 2
# Radio Wars 2

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:06 AM 32,708 Views 64 Comments

The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.

# radio-wars - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,806 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle?
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle?

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:19 PM 25,620 Views 73 Comments

The musical intros, the opening words, the first guests…TheJournal.ie tries to pick a winner. But we need your help.

Pat Kenny and Seán O'Rourke weren't the only game in town today...
# Radio Wars
# Radio Wars

Pat Kenny and Seán O'Rourke weren't the only game in town today...

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:21 PM 10,794 Views 12 Comments

Áine Lawlor made her debut on RTE Radio One’s News at One today. Did you tune in?