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# 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.

# radio - Friday 25 August, 2017

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you listen to the radio every day?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'I'm in a privileged position': Claire Byrne and Ryan Tubridy on their salaries and gender balance

The two presenters were speaking as RTÉ launched its new season of programming.

# radio - Friday 18 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge How do Ireland's radio stations fare when it comes to gender balance? We took a look Women On Air

# radio - Friday 11 August, 2017

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station

Kinvara FM is the new community radio station based in the south Galway village.

# radio - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps

The documentary maker who compiled the diaries said they show the family share Tom Crean’s “traits of endurance”.

# radio - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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

Ian Dempsey and Ryan Tubridy among those with lower listenership.

# radio - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# radio - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The42 'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British Criticism

'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British

The Wimbledon semi-finalist was interviewed by John Humphrys on the Today programme earlier.

# radio - Monday 26 June, 2017

From The42 Hansen hits back at 'desperate, predictable' Gatland over Murray accusation Denied

Hansen hits back at 'desperate, predictable' Gatland over Murray accusation

The All Blacks boss was not happy with accusations his side had attempted to injury Murray.

# radio - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# radio - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

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

Only TodayFM’s CEO has retained his position.

# radio - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It really shouldn't work... but it does': Ian Dempsey on 20 years of Today FM

The presenter spoke to about how the station has grown since then.

# radio - Friday 17 March, 2017

Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station

Eamon Dunphy’s show, The Last Word, was the only programme to be kept after the rebrand.

# radio - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'

The atmosphere of trying out new ideas was addictive and the fearless nature of all the staff allowed us to go on a kind of radio crusade, writes Ian Dempsey.

# radio - Thursday 9 March, 2017

The terms and conditions apply parts of ads are 'costing radio stations money'

Brian Hayes says the fast-paced disclaimers cost stations money and is an example of overreaching Brussels bureaucracy.

# radio - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# radio - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic

Luís Manuel Medina was in the middle of a news broadcast when he was shot.

# radio - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.

# radio - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released

The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.

# radio - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'We're a rock station that happens to be in Dublin. We want to take Nova national'

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we profile classic rock station Radio Nova.

# radio - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 more deadly female presenters on Irish radio Women On Air

# radio - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners

There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.

# radio - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

People are paying tribute to a much loved Waterford radio journalist who has died

Kevin Casey was the sports editor at WLR FM.

# radio - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

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

# radio - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Broadcasting watchdog upholds two more complaints against Ray D'Arcy over abortion discussions

It is understood that RTÉ will meet the BAI in January.

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home

The woman is in arrears of €28,000 and was facing repossession.

# radio - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

# radio - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# radio - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

# radio - Friday 2 December, 2016

Anton Savage leaves Today FM after rows with management

Drama as presenter blindsides station with angry statement – and station rushes to confirm his contract is at an end.

# radio - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.