Ownership of voice-activated technology devices has almost trebled since 2018 to 30 per cent of Irish people. Photograph: iStock

Live radio accounts for a near 79 per cent share of listening time in the daily Irish audio market, research conducted by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of the (...)

FM dominates the Irish radio market, in contrast to the experience of some other European countries. Photograph: iStock

Irish radio remains an FM affair despite the advent of multiple digital devices and apps, with the time spent listening through the FM band clocking i(...)

Covid-19 radio ‘It can’t be the one note all the time,’ says head of Radio 1 Peter Woods.

Irish people have always loved radio, but in a crisis, they don’t just love it, they need it. The first set of listenership figures to be published s(...)

Spotify is the leading audio streaming service in the Irish market. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

More than a third of Irish people experimented with new ways of listening to music, digital radio or podcasts as the pandemic prompted changes to thei(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in RTÉ’s radio studio in 1999. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Radio 1 recorded a rise in listenership in the final quarter of 2019, with Marian Finucane adding to her audience in her last months on air, new radio(...)

RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland studio. The latest figures show the breakfast news programme has 429,000 listeners.

Morning Ireland has extended its lead as Ireland’s most popular radio programme. The Radio 1 breakfast programme now has a listenership of 429,000, ad(...)

Licence renewal: Q102 holds the contract for a Dublin music service aimed at 35 to 55-year-olds.

The broadcasting regulator has proceeded to the next stage of the licensing process for the Dublin music radio contract held by the station Q102 after(...)

Today FM’s new lunchtime host Mairéad Ronan with Dancing with the Stars  partner John Nolan. Photograph: RTÉ.

Broadcaster Mairéad Ronan will take over Today FM’s lunchtime slot from early September, the radio station has announced. She succeeds Muireann O’Con(...)

Playback presenter Ronan Kelly in the Radio 1 studio. Photograph: Kinlan Photography

RTÉ Radio 1 is seeking a new sponsor for Playback, the Saturday morning round-up show that is the ninth most listened to radio programme in the Irish (...)

JNLR data: Radio listenership figures in the Irish market are based on a face-to-face survey of about 16,500 people on a rolling 12-month period. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish radio and advertising executives will stick for now with the current method of calculating radio audiences after an alternative listener “diary”(...)

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