Tony Fenton, who has died aged 53, was consistently one of this country’s most popular radio DJs, at home with a wide variety of rock and pop, from Am(...)

Leinster rugby squad training in UCD recently: its main sponsor is Bank of Ireland. Photograph: ©inpho/morgan treacy

Volkswagen is to end its six-year sponsorship of Leinster Rugby at the end of this season. The company became the official car supplier to the team in(...)

Bono with his wife Ali and U2 band members Larry Mullen , Adam Clayton and The Edge, at the funeral of radio DJ Tony Fenton, at Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Not many people can persuade U2 to play at their funeral, but not many people are Tony Fenton. The Dude, as he was affectionately known to his friends(...)

Convivial drinking in a pub is grand, despite what the new puritans might have you believe (see also: red fizz, stage left). Photograph: Getty Images

Ahead of Ireland’s big day, we thought we would take at look at just some of the ways Irish consumers are unique and a couple of things we think be(...)

Ireland’s Mark English is interviewed on his return home from winning silver at the European indoors in Prague. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It was shortly after turning the dial when Mark English came on Today with Sean O’Rourke. The immediate fear was this could go either way, a bit like (...)

An Irish-educated doctor based in Australia, who attracted criticism for her remarks on how women should tolerate sexual assault in order to protect their careers, has said many women have come forward to share their own experiences since her controversial interview.

An Irish-educated doctor based in Australia, who attracted criticism for her remarks on how women should tolerate sexual assault in order to protect t(...)

Standout: Joe Brolly is a spiky guest on Ray D’Arcy’s show, forthright in his opinions about the GAA while starkly honest about donating a kidney to a friend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Seasoned pro that he is, Ray D’Arcy knows that no matter how long you’ve been broadcasting, you still have room to improve. Even so, as he has been en(...)

More than 500 people responded to Today FM’s “Wanted: The new voice of a nation” advertisement, which it ran in newspapers in December shortly after R(...)

Anton Savage: ‘You’re never sure of where the next thing is coming from. I don’t mean the next pay cheque, but the next opportunity.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Anton Savage is beautifully turned out for a man whose new job doesn’t require him to be seen in public. He’s wearing a lovely dark suit and a shir(...)

Alison Curtis. Today FM Saturday breakfast show was boosted by a one-hour shift in its time slot.

Plenty of big names in Irish radio can only dream of a 60 per cent year-on-year gain in their listenership right now, but not so Today FM’s Alison (...)