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#Tony Fenton

# tony-fenton - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'
# Tony Fenton Foundation
# Tony Fenton Foundation

'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'

Jul 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 24,039 Views 7 Comments

A new charity launched in memory of Tony Fenton aims to facilitate honest conversations around men’s health.

# tony-fenton - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Here's the wonderful tribute to Tony Fenton that just beat Adele in the charts
# Whole Lotta Live
From The Daily Edge
# Whole Lotta Live

Here's the wonderful tribute to Tony Fenton that just beat Adele in the charts

Nov 28th 2015, 1:50 PM 6,687 Views 1 Comment

The live performance took place yesterday afternoon.

# tony-fenton - Monday 4 May, 2015

People all over Ireland tuned in to hear Tony Fenton on the radio one last time
# When Bono Met Tony
From The Daily Edge
# When Bono Met Tony

People all over Ireland tuned in to hear Tony Fenton on the radio one last time

May 4th 2015, 5:00 PM 4,752 Views 0 Comments

The late broadcaster’s interview with Bono, recorded in the months before his death, aired today.

Bono told Tony Fenton just how much he was loved in the DJ's last ever interview
# When Bono Met Tony
# When Bono Met Tony

Bono told Tony Fenton just how much he was loved in the DJ's last ever interview

May 4th 2015, 4:09 PM 24,423 Views 14 Comments

And people are feeling very emotional on Twitter.

# tony-fenton - Friday 1 May, 2015

Fancy Christmas with Bono? Details of the band's Dublin shows have been announced
# Coming To Town
# Coming To Town

Fancy Christmas with Bono? Details of the band's Dublin shows have been announced

May 1st 2015, 10:05 AM 13,284 Views 20 Comments

Bono gave some details of the shows to the late Tony Fenton in an interview recorded before his death.

U2 just announced three gigs in Dublin this year
# Songs Of Innocence
From The Daily Edge
# Songs Of Innocence

U2 just announced three gigs in Dublin this year

May 1st 2015, 9:47 AM 3,061 Views 0 Comments

Bono revealed all in an interview with the late Tony Fenton, recorded before the broadcaster’s death in March.

# tony-fenton - Monday 16 March, 2015

Almost EVERY Irish radio station played a tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon
# Say A Little Prayer
# Say A Little Prayer

Almost EVERY Irish radio station played a tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon

Mar 16th 2015, 10:43 PM 68,946 Views 64 Comments

Dozens played Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin at 2.30pm

U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton
# RIP
# RIP

U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton

Mar 16th 2015, 9:11 PM 34,138 Views 22 Comments

The DJ had made the arrangements for his funeral.

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon

Mar 16th 2015, 10:03 AM 2,682 Views 1 Comment

Aretha Franklin’s I Say A Little Prayer will be going out especially for Tony.

# tony-fenton - Saturday 14 March, 2015

No comment from RTÉ after Late Late Show 'doesn't give Tony Fenton even 30 seconds'
# Dude
# Dude

No comment from RTÉ after Late Late Show 'doesn't give Tony Fenton even 30 seconds'

Mar 14th 2015, 3:08 PM 58,176 Views 89 Comments

Ian Dempsey called the state broadcaster out on the omission.

RTÉ has "no comment" after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

RTÉ has "no comment" after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton

Mar 14th 2015, 1:30 PM 7,418 Views 9 Comments

Ian Dempsey noted the omission.

Tony Fenton did one last big interview with Bono and we'll get to hear it soon
# Final Broadcast
# Final Broadcast

Tony Fenton did one last big interview with Bono and we'll get to hear it soon

Mar 14th 2015, 6:45 AM 20,455 Views 13 Comments

“You have been more consistent for the Irish public than U2.”

# tony-fenton - Friday 13 March, 2015

"Sunshine, sea, sand, hot tarmac on the N11 and Tony Fenton"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"Sunshine, sea, sand, hot tarmac on the N11 and Tony Fenton"

Mar 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 48 Views 16 Comments

Fenton’s voice was the backdrop to growing up in the ’70s and ’80s’, writes Steve Conway.

Remembering the pirate days: 'The last time you heard him on air could have been the first'
# ARD
# ARD

Remembering the pirate days: 'The last time you heard him on air could have been the first'

Mar 13th 2015, 7:08 AM 28,176 Views 11 Comments

Like most of our best DJs, Tony Fenton started underground.

'I was supposed to be doing my homework' - fans remember Tony Fenton's Hotline
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

'I was supposed to be doing my homework' - fans remember Tony Fenton's Hotline

Mar 13th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,416 Views 1 Comment

Favourite memories from radio stars, winners and you.

# tony-fenton - Thursday 12 March, 2015

"Never duplicate the dude": Tributes paid to radio legend Tony Fenton
# Pilot Of The Airwaves
# Pilot Of The Airwaves

"Never duplicate the dude": Tributes paid to radio legend Tony Fenton

Mar 12th 2015, 10:58 PM 61,448 Views 55 Comments

The DJ has died at the age of 53.

"Never saw him in bad humour" - Larry Gogan remembers old friend Tony Fenton
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

"Never saw him in bad humour" - Larry Gogan remembers old friend Tony Fenton

Mar 12th 2015, 3:47 PM 3,952 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has died at the age of 53.

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53
# RIP
# RIP

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

Mar 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 120,819 Views 112 Comments

The veteran presenter had been battling cancer for four years.

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton

Mar 12th 2015, 12:57 PM 3,855 Views 0 Comments

Former colleagues and celebrities have paid tribute to the late DJ.

Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

Mar 12th 2015, 12:30 PM 5,016 Views 3 Comments

He had suffered with cancer for several years.

# tony-fenton - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Áine Lawlor: 'It's not just a lack of women, we need more diversity in Irish media'
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

Áine Lawlor: 'It's not just a lack of women, we need more diversity in Irish media'

Sep 10th 2014, 12:11 PM 10,816 Views 52 Comments

The RTÉ broadcaster said that news and current affairs in particular is an area that must change.

# tony-fenton - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

And the four newest members of Irish radio's Hall of Fame are...
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

And the four newest members of Irish radio's Hall of Fame are...

Sep 9th 2014, 1:09 PM 19,491 Views 15 Comments

Go on, take a guess.

# tony-fenton - Thursday 30 January, 2014

These videos make 2fm's Beat on the Street look like the most fun ever
# Beat On The Street
From The Daily Edge
# Beat On The Street

These videos make 2fm's Beat on the Street look like the most fun ever

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,439 Views 0 Comments

Can’t we go back to those halcyon days?

# tony-fenton - Thursday 17 February, 2011

RTÉ gains ground in latest radio listenership figures
# Listenership
# Listenership

RTÉ gains ground in latest radio listenership figures

Feb 17th 2011, 5:49 PM 2,896 Views 0 Comments

Morning Ireland remains Ireland’s most popular programme, picking up 23,000 listeners, while Drivetime also makes gains.