Posters promoting TXFM on its launch in 2014. The alternative music station was previously known as Phantom and began life as a pirate broadcaster

TXFM, the Dublin alternative music station previously known as Phantom 105.2, is set to close down. The consortium behind the loss-making station deci(...)

Easter Rising time: Fiona Shaw, presenter of Seven Women

Just as unread books pile up beside the bed, their pristine spines staring accusingly, I wonder if it’s going to be the same with 1916 programmes. So (...)

Phantom 105.2 FM: Even Arctic Monkeys can’t save the station from swingeing cutbacks. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

‘It is now safe to turn your radio on!” declares the website of Phantom 105.2 FM with all the enthusiasm of an operation that has just won its (...)