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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has a torrid time on    Damien Tiernan’s Déise Today show in his first week as host. Photograph: North West Newspix

It may well be that all politics is local, as the late US congressman Tip O’Neill’s well-burnished chestnut claims, but the national broadcaster doesn(...)

Sinn Féin leader: Mary Lou McDonald will lead the party into a snap election this winter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin’s vice-president, Mary Lou McDonald, will lead the party into the next general election. The party’s finance spokesman, Pearse Doherty, said(...)

Radio 1’s Sean O’Rourke: His listenership is a record for the 10am to noon slot since RTÉ first faced competition from Newstalk.

Radio 1’s Sean O’Rourke has added 28,000 listeners over the past year, making the RTÉ presenter one of the best performers in the latest radio ratings(...)

The new DEIS school support programme will be implemented from September 2017. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Schools in Donegal not included in the latest list of Deis-designated schools have been advised to contact the Department of Education to seek verific(...)

Irish acts that receive the most plays include Walking on Cars, Hozier, Picture This, Gavin James, Kodaline and Brian  Deady. Photograph: Getty

One of the hardy annuals of the Irish parliamentary year is the regular debate about the amount, or lack of, Irish music played by Irish radio station(...)

Denis O’Brien: he bought Today FM in 2007 in a €200 million deal that also included FM104 in Dublin and Highland Radio in Donegal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien’s Today FM is set to have its application to retain its national radio licence put into a fast-track renewal process by the Broadcasting(...)

Garda tape at the scene at Buncrana pier in Co Donegal after five people were  killed and a baby girl is in hospital after a car they were in slipped from the pier. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Lough Swilly RNLI team member says the local community has been stunned by the tragedy at Buncrana pier which saw five members of the same family lo(...)

Bertie Ahern: the former taoiseach made a shameless attempt to rewrite the past on Sunday with Miriam

Perhaps it’s all the Star Wars hype, but the name of one instalment of the sci-fi saga springs to mind when summing up radio in 2015. Having come th(...)

Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher who plans to seek the Fianna Fáil nomination to run in the  new five seat Donegal constituency. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former minister of state Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher is to seek the Fianna Fáil nomination to contest the general election in Donegal. Mr Gallagher, who(...)

Fr Brian O Fearraigh, who is based in Gweedore, has said the State cannot be seen to be discriminating against its citizens. Photograph: Highland Radio.

A County Donegal priest has said that he will be voting Yes in the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum. Fr Brian O’ Fearraigh, who is based in Gweed(...)

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