Mother’s pride: When the Today FM DJ Alison Curtis told Irish friends she was taking citizenship, they asked why

With St Patrick’s Day ensuring that the exodus from our shores is even greater than normal, what with most Government Ministers going off on jo(...)

 The Second Captains team, from left: Simon Hick, Ciaran Murphy, Ken Early, Eoin McDevitt and Mark Horgan, Malachy Logan, sports editor of The Irish Times (centre left) and Malachy Clerkin, sports reporter (extreme right). The team’s sudden departure from Newstalk’s Off the Ball programme was one the biggest talking points in Irish radio this year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In a year when Irish radio went through more upheaval than in the previous three combined, one sudden exit stands out, one that left a station bereft (...)

Dave Fanning: his weekend slot revolves around voices, particularly his own

As superfluous exercises go, it made bringing coal to Newcastle seem like a relief mission bearing much-needed supplies. But there it was: Dave Fannin(...)