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Today FM’s new mid-morning presenters Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore. The pressure is  on them to stem the audience decline.

Do you love Today FM? The radio station has been asking listeners this very question when they open its mobile app. With only two possible answers, “(...)

Today FM presenter Alison Curtis: her interview with actor Patrick Bergin is pleasant but nondescript

Alison Curtis may frequently talk about her Canadian origins, but she’s more reserved when it comes to voicing national pride. Pressed into service as(...)

 Leo Varadkar: Criticised by Willie O’Dea for accepting a guest slot on RTÉ’s “Late Date”, the Minister cooly tweeted: “Ah chill Willie . . . You’re most welcome to ring in a request if you like.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Friday was a big day for Irish radio. Anton Savage parted ways with Today FM by making a dramatic statement detailing a breakdown with management. Se(...)

Rob Heffernan is presented with the 2012 London Olympic Men’s 50km Race Walk bronze medal  at City Hall in Cork Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Because we don’t know when we’re going to die we all believe our life story has yet to be told. Even those of us who realise our lives are receding be(...)

Today FM’s Anton Savage

With morning audiences taking a younger hue last week thanks to the mid-term break, Tuesday’s edition of The Anton Savage Show (Today FM, weekdays) c(...)

Prejudice and the Irish: There are plenty of Irish people who will look away when a person of colour – born here or not – points to race-based prejudice. They’ve created their own bubble, unaffected by the same discrimination, that denies its existence

The expression “white privilege” has been around for years but “white skin privilege” has recently been repopularised in the US, where numerous Afric(...)

Pantisocracy is essentially a TV chatshow on radio. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There’s a certain anarchy to late-night radio, fuelled by Red Bull-drinking taxi drivers, night-shift workers, insomniacs and procrastinating students(...)

Ryan Tubridy: the presenter is a good foil, conversing blokeishly while hearing out James Cawley’s tough experiences of life with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

Just as the swallows’ return heralds the advent of summer, so the re-emergence of chirpy midmorning radio presenters from their holidays signals the (...)

Morning Ireland: Cian McCormack’s interview with Kim, a homeless single mother, is essential radio

With the country basking in a heatwave this week, one group of broadcasters have been enjoying their moment in the sun. Normally tucked away at the en(...)

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(...)

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