Ciara Kelly’s medical background combines with her confidence as a broadcaster to good effect. Photograph: Tom Honan

Not so long ago, celebrating Christmas in January was solely the province of those working for cheapskate companies allergic to shelling out for festi(...)

Paschal Donohoe’s double act with Michael McGrath may have got off to a reasonable start, but they shouldn’t congratulate themselves too much just yet.

Of the many faultlines that can cause tension between coalition partners, from policy differences to personality clashes, there are surely few more fr(...)

It comes as a bit of shock when Dermot Whelan extols the virtues of meditation to Newstalk host Andrea Gilligan

As one half of  Today FM's japester duo Dermot and Dave, Dermot Whelan has forged a formidable reputation for not sweating the big stuff. Along w(...)

Kieran Cuddihy takes over from  Ivan Yates as host of the Hard Shoulder (Newstalk, weekdays). 

Ever since Pat Kenny succeeded Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show and transformed it from societally seismic broadcasting phenomenon into car crash telev(...)

Shay Byrne

The very phrase “graveyard slot” suggests quietude, decay, stillness; the very antithesis of what makes for good radio. Due in part to lower listener (...)

Pat Kenny: you don’t want him on your case

When the verdict comes, after all the legal arguments, it’s a surprise: having tussled over points of criminal law, Pat Kenny delivers his scathing ju(...)

George Hook returns to Newstalk this Saturday with ‘Hook’s Saturday Sit-In’, which will feature “interviews, reviews and regular items on travel, music and US politics” from 8am to 10am. Photograph: Eric Luke

Newstalk has added new shows presented by Kieran Cuddihy, Jess Kelly and Andrea Gilligan to its weekend schedule for 2018. George Hook will also retu(...)

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

Suspects: the Kinahan gang members believed to have shot Gareth Hutch, in CCTV footage

Although the latest gangland killing in Dublin’s north inner city has raised questions about the number of gardaí in the area, there are unlikely to b(...)