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#Radio

# radio - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Longwave radio service will be out for a month as works get underway to preserve it for another two years

Irish expats in the UK campaigned to save the longwave radio service.

# radio - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM

O’Connell had been dropped from the radio station in July.

# radio - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'Misleading' Home Office ad on how EU citizens apply to stay in the UK banned

The advert claimed all that was needed to apply was a passport or ID card, which was found to be “misleading”.

# radio - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Radio wars: Ivan Yates smiling in the Hard Shoulder as ditched Today FM presenter wins listeners

RTÉ’s dominance of the top 20 shows is broken only by Ivan Yates.

# radio - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

RTÉ says covering papal visit and World Cup added to money woes as it reports €13 million deficit

Director General Dee Forbes said there is a significant need for a complete revamp of the licence fee system.

# radio - Friday 21 June, 2019

The Explainer: The story of the Ana Kriegel trial

A look at the trial which found two 14-year-old boys guilty of the murder of teenager Ana Kriegel.

# radio - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM

Green departed the station on March and returned in May.

# radio - Monday 27 May, 2019

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

# radio - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

'A very heavy heart': Jenny Greene announces departure from 2FM 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.

# radio - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ivan Yates drives record audience for Newstalk as station nears 2FM share in latest radio figures

Communicorp-owned stations performed strongly in the latest round of JNLR figures.

# radio - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'Bring it on' - Former RTÉ reporter Damien Tiernan hits out at Montrose bosses over regional coverage

Tiernan left the station last month after 23 years with the national broadcaster.

# radio - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Today FM and Newstalk open new studio in Cork

Ciara Kelly and Matt Cooper will host shows from the studio today.

# radio - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Opinion: Kind, fun and a music champion - why Larry Gogan is the king of radio

It was announced this week he is leaving his 2fm show to go to RTÉ Gold. His former broadcast assistant Helen Cullen says he was a brilliant boss to her.

# radio - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Larry Gogan is leaving RTÉ's 2FM after 40 years

The veteran broadcaster is moving to online station RTÉ Gold.

# radio - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

# radio - Thursday 22 November, 2018

After 16 years and numerous controversies, George Hook is leaving Newstalk

Station bosses have wished Hook well on his retirement.

# radio - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

# radio - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

# radio - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'A Promise Kept': Why it took 90 years to engrave a death date on a Tipperary man's grave

The first of a four-part documentary is due to air at 11am on Tipp Mid West Radio tomorrow.

# radio - Saturday 18 August, 2018

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'

O’Callaghan told his fans:’I will miss being with you on the radio.’

# radio - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter

The radio listenership figures are out.

# radio - Monday 16 July, 2018

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.

# radio - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show Sunday Roast

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show

The Sunday Session will be broadcast on BBC 5 Live.

# radio - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Mario Rosenstock to host new Sunday show on Today FM

It starts on 8 July and will be on from 11am to 1pm.

# radio - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'

The Today FM presenter writes about being told by people to ‘go home’ – despite the fact she is an Irish citizen.

# radio - Thursday 26 April, 2018

# radio - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs DesertIslandDiscs

Just 6 of the most inspirational women to have appeared on Desert Island Discs

The show has been on air for more than 75 years.

# radio - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The42 RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June Moving On

RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June

Nugent has been with the broadcaster for 24 years.

# radio - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed Next Five Years This post contains videos

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

# radio - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# radio - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

# radio - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# radio - Friday 15 December, 2017

George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January

Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.

# radio - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ok for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs now?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# radio - Thursday 26 October, 2017

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death

The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.

# radio - Friday 20 October, 2017

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.

# radio - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk

The former GP had temporarily taken over the lunchtime slot following Hook’s suspension.

# radio - Sunday 15 October, 2017

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio

The service will end in 2019 and will be replaced by a digital service which campaigners say many older people in the UK will not be able to access.

# radio - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Exclusive

“Misogyny should never be normalised,” according to a draft letter signed by around 20 staff.

# radio - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

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