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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# txfm

All time
'Irish radio needs pirate stations - the rest are too middle-of-the-road'
Enda Caldwell has a long background of working in radio – most recently with Non-Stop 90s, which went off the air in October. Here, he writes about his concerns about the industry.
# makeabandirish
People are sharing the most perfect ways to #MakeABandIrish
The Arklow Monkeys sound savage.
# thank you thank you
U2 wrote a special song to bid farewell to TXFM this evening
And it was just played on air for the first time.
# thank you for the music
Just 18 lovely tweets to celebrate the last day of TXFM
Gone but never forgotten <3
# off air
Tributes paid by Irish music lovers as TXFM marks its last day on air
Former presenters have spoken of their sadness at the closure.
There is a light that never goes out: Why we still need an alternative music radio station
With the closure of TXFM there is a real opportunity for the BAI to make a commitment to shaping Irish music radio for the long haul, the radio station’s former CEO Peter McPartlin writes.
# txfm
There was a heartwarming surprise in the TXFM studios today in the run up to their final shows
A lovely moment in the station’s final days.
# party like it's 1991
This Dublin radio station is pretending it's 1991 for the day and thoroughly confusing listeners
# new shows
Hector and Danny O'Reilly are joining Today FM
The station is revamping its weekend line-up.
# going to the chapel
A bride needed a campervan for her wedding day, so TXFM helped out in the best way
TXFM: here for all your musical and campervan needs.
# so long farewell
A TXFM presenter has just penned a lovely tribute to the station and its listeners
“Let’s not be sad it’s over; let’s be glad it happened.”
# Changes
Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence
Simon Maher left Phantom, now known as TXFM, after Communicorp came on board.
# 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.
# Today FM
Gone: One of Communicorp's top radio executives is stepping down
Peter McPartlin – boss of Today FM and its Dublin sister station TXFM – is resigning.
The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year
The two stations are likely to re-apply to stay on the air.
# hey boy
This guy dancing at Longitude has become Ireland's newest hero
Like nobody’s watching…
# 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.
# txfm
Phantom FM replacement TXFM announce new schedule
Cathal Funge, Claire Beck, Joe Donnelly and Kelly-Ann Byrne lead the weekday schedule.
# radiowaves
Phantom FM no more... say hello to TXFM
What do you think of the new moniker?