“I’m 51, I have a one-year-old, I have no pension, so this better work,” Dan Healy, head of 2FM on his efforts to revitalise the radio station at today’s Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin.

Radio stations have to be destroyed before they can be rebuilt, the head of 2fm, Dan Healy, has told the Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin. (...)

Photograph: Eric Luke

‘If I had known what was ahead of me for the next year I would have gone to bed and not got up again,” says Evelyn O’Rourke, the 41-year-old report(...)

Airsynergy develops technology which allows wind turbines to double their energy output for an additional 20 per cent increase in cost

Longford-based wind energy firm Airsynergy has completed a €2 million funding round that values the company at €40 million. Airsynergy (...)

Christy Moore has written about the exiled Irishness he felt part of when he went to London in the 1960s, and to which the lyrics of Shane McGo(...)

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(...)

Hector Ó hEochagáin is to leave his morning radio show on 2FM. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The 2FM breakfast presenter Hector Ó hEochagáin is to quit the station this week. Ó hEochagáin took over as presenter of the morning slot in the shake(...)

Boyzone today

The audience at the recording of the ITV music special Boyzone at 20: No Matter What consists mainly of middle-aged women and their adult daughters: t(...)

Lambo: Sacrificial lamb

Lambo The New Theatre ****In 1987, Gerry Ryan decided to cause a stir. During an uneventful survival segment in Connemara on The Gay Byrne Show, he re(...)

“Pat Kenny has made it clear that he has felt insulted, patronised and abandoned by RTÉ management. The only surprise is that he still has the energy to do something about it.” Photograph: RTÉ

This is another article about Ireland’s most senior broadcaster, Pat Kenny, moving from his media home of 41 years, RTÉ, to an upstart radio station, (...)

Dan Healy (left), head of 2FM, and Pat Creed of Warner Music. Photograph:  Tony Kinlan

The changing of the guard at 2fm is always a good time to kick the tyres at the station. As Dan Healy takes over the big office from John McMahon, the(...)