Newstalker: Ivan Yates

Listening to Ivan Yates and Chris Donoghue, there are times when they sound less like news anchors and more like a vaudeville double act. As if there (...)

Former minister Alan Shatter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

There may or may not be a “dark side” lurking amid the force, but there is little denying that, after years of trying to nail their man, the police(...)

Some RTÉ presenters led by Marian Finucane have also increased in popularity, but there were losses for Seán O’Rourke, Liveline and the News at One. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newstalk continued to add listeners in the first few months of 2014, a new snapshot of the Irish radio market shows. The station, owned by Denis O’Bri(...)

Pat Kenny is eventually expected to bring in more than 150,000 listeners

Newstalk wants an influx of younger listeners and “Pat Kenny loyalists” to make it “the number one talk radio station in the next five years”, says(...)

A radio item on Newstalk breached the broadcasting code of fairness, objectivity and impartiality, the regulator said. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

An “attack” by Newstalk Breakfast presenters on Taoiseach Enda Kenny after he declined to take part in an RTÉ debate on the Seanad referendum breac(...)

Released: Nelson Mandela in Soweto in 1990, four days after he left prison. Photograph: Georges De Keerle/Getty

The world may have said goodbye to a courageous fighter for equality and respect, but there remain some hardy souls fired by a similar fearlessness. T(...)

Filming has started for ‘Citizen Charlie’, the RTÉ drama on the life of late ex-taoiseach Charles Haughey, played by Aidan Gillen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Keep an eye on Billy the Fish. He’s swimming with a vicious crowd. Billy Timmins operates in the Dáil with a school of underwater predators who cal(...)

Sean O’Rourke’s (left) programme has an audience of almost 230,000 while Pat Kenny had hoped either Mr Noonan or Mr Howlin would have been made available for his new Newstalk programme.

Government Ministers have refused to ‘move the dial’ for their traditional post-budget phone-in and have confirmed they will appear on Sean O’Rourke’s(...)

Newstalk has announced that broadcaster and former government minister Ivan Yates will return to the station later this week. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography.

Newstalk has announced that broadcaster and former government minister Ivan Yates will return to the station later this week.Mr Yates will rejoin Chri(...)

Broadcaster and magazine publisher Norah Casey is to step down from her role co-presenting Newstalk Breakfast for personal reasons.

Broadcaster and magazine publisher Norah Casey is to step down from her role co-presenting Newstalk Breakfast for personal reasons. Ms Casey’s last sh(...)