Clean living: former AIB trader John Rusnak in one of the laundries he now runs in Baltimore

For fans of extraordinary natural phenomena, Wednesday’s edition of The John Murray Show (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) provides an exciting spectacle, as(...)

Lad humour: Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore

You know the summer holidays are over when you’re suddenly accosted by excitable children overcompensating for their anxiety about starting back at sc(...)

Ryan Tubridy was  safely ensconced in the BBC Radio 2 studio as Irish  newspapers dissected 2fm’s latest listenership figures

Not for the first time, Ryan Tubridy will have been glad last Friday to have been safely ensconced in the BBC Radio 2 studios. In Ireland, the head(...)

Nicky Byrne: effortlessly convivial

In a classic episode of the sitcom Seinfeld, the eponymous star, Jerry, approaches television executives with an idea for “a show about nothing”. I(...)

Ed Sheeran fans queue before an intimate gig for RTE 2fm  in front of an invited audience of listeners at RTE Radio studios. Dan Healy, the controller of 2fm, has said it is a matter of public record that he has been given between 24 and 36 months to turn the station around.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The controller of 2fm has said it is a matter of public record that he has been given between 24 and 36 months to turn the station around. Dan Healy (...)

DJ Jenny Greene co-host of 2fm’s The Nicky Byrne Show with Nicky and Jenny

RTÉ is renewing its hunt for a sponsor for The Nicky Byrne Show with Nicky and Jenny (as it is awkwardly known), which has been on air in the mid-morn(...)

Marty Whelan: He do the police in different voices

One doesn’t normally associate the patter of Marty Whelan with the classics of high modernism. But such is the ceaseless cavalcade of funny accents(...)

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(...)

BBC director of radio Helen Boaden at the Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

Video might not have quite killed the radio star, but unless the industry wakes up and hears its own death jingle, smartphones will. This was o(...)

“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. (...)