Marian Finucane: Her Radio 1 Sunday show has grown its audience by 38,000 over the past year and now has 346,000 listeners.

Marian Finucane and RTÉ Radio 1’s weekend sports coverage were the main winners in the latest radio ratings, according to the Joint National Listeners(...)

Research shows the majority of radio listening in Ireland (some 95 per cent) takes place via AM/FM radio at home or in our cars. Photograph: iStock

The Irish radio market is defined by boundaries, franchise areas, spectrums, licences and other assorted analogue-era rules and regulations. In theory(...)

2fm’s ‘relevant’ and ‘evergreen’ Larry Gogan has added 15,000 to his Saturday listenership. Photograph: RTÉ.

RTÉ music station 2fm has overtaken Today FM in daily listeners for the first time since 2010, the latest radio ratings show, although the Communicorp(...)

Turning up the volume: Bay Broadcasting has taken full ownership of the rock music station Radio Nova. Photograph: iStock

Radio group Bay Broadcasting has taken full ownership of Radio Nova, buying out the other shareholders in the Dublin rock music station. Bay, which i(...)

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 (...)

2fm ‘Breakfast Republic’ presenters Jennifer Zamparelli, Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh (right) with Dacia Ireland marketing manager Liz O’Gorman (centre).

Dacia Ireland has signed up to sponsor RTÉ 2fm’s Breakfast Republic show for 12 months. The car brand will feature in 10 sponsorship stings across a (...)

Garrett Harte, former editor-in-chief of Newstalk, has returned to the station as a consultant. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Newstalk’s former editor-in-chief Garrett Harte is returning to the station as a consultant while owner Communicorp continues its search to appoint a (...)

Podcasts? What podcasts? More than 3 million people in Ireland listen to the radio every day for an average of almost four hours. Photograph: iStock.

Four ominous letters never seem too far away from the lips or minds of Irish radio executives, producers and presenters. They are “J”, “N”, “L” and “R(...)

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(...)

Pat Kenny’s Newstalk show is 30 minutes longer than it used to be - which should help him add listeners in the JNLR radio ratings. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Media is a very straightforward business, a now retired broadcasting executive once told me: it is about building an audience, as big an audience as p(...)

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