Mary Wilson:  knows when to hold back and let her guest carry on

When faced with unspeakable tragedy, sometimes the only thing to do is keep talking. Herbert Morrison’s commentary as the Hindenburg airship burst int(...)

Newstalk presenter George Hook. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

What I have to say is of no consequence. The organisation against which it is aimed will be no more conscious of it than a speeding car is of a fly ma(...)

 Regina Doherty said the Garda Commissioner  had an incredible track record in her service to public life. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been described as “an incredible role model for women in this county’’ by Minister for Employment and Social (...)

 Ivan Yates has had more comebacks than Sinatra.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

What is it with floridly opinionated male broadcasters of a certain age and the tersely macho titles of their shows? Eamon Dunphy started the trend wi(...)

‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ presenter Lucy Kennedy and ‘Blind Date’ host Al Porter at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, where TV3 unveiled its programming plans for the new television season. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Has Ireland got talent? TV3 will be hoping there’s some lingering somewhere as it confirmed that Ireland’s Got Talent, its version of the UK televisio(...)

Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney at Newstalk’s autumn schedule launch in 2016 when it was announced they would co-present Newstalk Drive. Photograph: Maxwells

A presenter reshuffle in Newstalk sees no women in primetime weekday slots after Sarah McInerney’s air time dropped from 15 hours during the week to o(...)

Ivan Yates: back on weekdays for Newstalk. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ivan Yates will present Newstalk’s drivetime slot from September 4th, the radio station has announced. Mr Yates will “bring his own unique style” to (...)

Pat Hickey at the men’s lightweight double sculls final at the Olympics in Rio. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

If the build-up is to believed, the encounter between Paul Williams and Pat Hickey is set to rival storied clashes as the Rumble in the Jungle and the(...)

Newstalk Drive: if the intensity of Sarah McInerney’s irritation is surprising, it’s also entertaining – a fact not lost on her cohost, Chris Donoghue, who gleefully goads her

Don’t make Sarah McInerney angry. You wouldn’t like her when she’s angry. The copresenter of Newstalk Drive (weekdays) has many admirable assets as an(...)

Newstalk presenters: seated from left, Alan Quinlan, Colette Fitzpatrick , Sarah McInerney and Paul Williams; standing from left, Vincent Wall, Seán Moncrieff, George Hook, Shane Coleman, Pat Kenny and Chris Donoghue. Photograph: Maxwell’s

It was the year of the disrupters, those self-styled outsiders whose plain speaking and angry rhetoric was aimed at overthrowing an out-of-touch estab(...)