Heavy lifting: Mark Ryan and John Kennedy of the HSA stand at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Alan Betson

Metropolitan sophisticates holding forth on livestock, urbane presenters recalling their rural roots and notables falling over themselves to pay ho(...)

Falling short: Bernard O’Shea, Jennifer Maguire and Keith Walsh of Breakfast Republic

As the show in the vanguard of the revolutionary makeover under way at 2FM, Breakfast Republic (weekdays) carries an unfair burden of expectati(...)

Former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne (L) is to replace Colm Hayes on 2fm in the coming weeks.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne is to replace Colm Hayes on 2fm. Byrne will present the 11am to 1pm slot, taking over from Hayes who moved there in(...)

Republic of Telly hosts Bernard O’Shea and Jennifer Maguire (above) have been announced as the new presenters of RTÉ 2fm’s breakfast show.

Republic of Telly hosts Bernard O’Shea and Jennifer Maguire have been announced as the new presenters of RTÉ 2fm’s breakfast show. They will be joined(...)

2fm is preparing to court its “key 20-44 demographic” by hiring Republic of Telly presenters Jennifer Maguire (above) and Bernard O’Shea to host its breakfast show.

‘It takes some feat of strength to survive and remain relevant,” Ryan Tubridy says on air. Later, he offers another theory. “The ones that are a bi(...)

Comedians Dermot Whelan and Bernard O’Shea are the (blue) faces of the Blue September campaign

If you’re a woman and are only vaguely aware that this is Blue September, then the targeting of the new, month-long cancer awareness campaign is worki(...)

Most recent figures show almost one in four of the 134 people trafficked into Ireland for sexual exploitation in recent years were children. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A new campaign to highlight how young girls are being trafficked and forced into prostitution has been launched. “Real Men Don’t Buy G(...)