RTÉ has been forced to withdraw a claim of substantial audience gains for two 2FM radio programmes after complaints from a rival radio station. The St(...)

Marian Finucane’s Saturday show was the brightest star in the RTÉ stable gaining 23,000 listeners over the last three months taking the programme’s total listenership to 396,000, according to the JNLR figures. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM have plenty of reasons to be cheerful following the publication of the latest radio listenership figures but there will be few (...)

Bright future: Irish people spend more time with radio than any other medium

“JNLR” are four letters that pain the ears of the Irish radio business. The Joint National Listenership Research figures, a massive rolling survey of (...)

Ryan Tubridy was good for the 9-10am slot on RTÉ 1 and it was good for him. Photograph: Frank Miller

It has been a good week for Ryan Tubridy. For years, the broadcaster has been forced to live at least part of his life by the “book” – an insider term(...)

Newstalk presenter Pat Kenny has lost 8,000 listeners since the last JNLR survey. He now has an audience of 134,000.

RTÉ Radio 1 has recovered some of the audience it lost last year, the latest snapshot of the Irish radio industry confirms. Newstalk and RTÉ 2fm held (...)

Today FM presenters Dermot Whelan, Dave Moore, Matt Cooper, Louise Duffy, Neil Delamere and Anton Savage who took part in its Google Street View-themed promotion “You Do the Maps”.

For Today FM, it was designed to promote listening across its daytime schedule. For Google, it was a way to collaborate with a company that is both a (...)

Red FM chief executive Diarmuid O’Leary: ‘It is about delivering a national standard at a local level.’

The last set of radio ratings, courtesy of the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) survey, confirm a big shift has taken place in the Cork mar(...)

Ian Dempsey proved a highlight for Communicorp-owned Today FM with his listenership of 194,000 up 7,000 on the last survey.

RTÉ Radio 1 continues to lose listeners, but the troubles at 2fm show signs of easing and Newstalk has made further advances, the latest radio ratings(...)

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 (...)

Dan Healy, the head of 2fm and RTÉ’s commercial director of radio, says listeners are responding positively to the new line-up. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Advertising revenues at 2fm rose 20 per cent last year, RTÉ Radio commercial director and head of 2fm Dan Healy has said.The music station, which has(...)