RTÉ  environment editor  George Lee warned on Morning Ireland the end of the world is nigh

It’s just over a decade since listeners awoke to hear Morning Ireland (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) carry the startling news that Brian Cowen’s government h(...)

Pat Kenny: Reckons the young people of today have it too easy at home

In one of the week’s less-shocking revelations, Tuesday’s edition of The Pat Kenny Show (Newstalk, weekdays) informs listeners that accommodation may (...)

Travel tip: Always pay on your cards in the local currency. Photograph: Getty

It’s always great to get an insider tip when travelling, something that uncovers that must-see but barely known attraction or the amazing cheap-as-chi(...)

Sean O’Rourke sounds almost jaunty with a real story on his hands

As storm Ophelia hits on Monday, it’s not just national infrastructure and domestic property that’s laid waste by the lethal winds. Among the collater(...)

At the EU summit in Brussels, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was busy collecting the mobile-phone numbers of the other prime ministers. Photograph: Aurore Belot/AFP/Getty Images

In a face-off with Martin O’Neill and the Republic of Ireland squad, team Leo knows there can only be one winner. And it won’t be Fine Gael. Not ever(...)

Radio 1’s ‘Morning Ireland’ will add a new business news bulletin in the final half hour of the show.

Radio 1 is extending the business news coverage on Morning Ireland from Monday with a new bulletin after the headlines at 8.30am. The additional upd(...)

RTÉ presenter  Bryan Dobson  will continue to be a key presenter for its television coverage of special State events including the forthcoming budget after he moves to Morning Ireland. Photograph:    Donall Farmer

After 21 years behind the desk, Bryan Dobson is leaving RTÉ One’s Six One News programme to join the team of presenters on RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Irel(...)

'Seán Moncrieff reminded his audience that, as well as being a wry chronicler of contemporary foibles, he can handle hard news topics.' Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tuning into Morning Ireland (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) always requires a certain degree of compartmentalisation. The chances of getting oneself out the d(...)

Stradbally fields forever: an aerial view of the Electric Picnic. Photograph: Sky Tec Ireland

ELECTRIC ARENA FRIDAY 22.45-00.00 Super Furry Animals 21.00-11.15 Todd Terje 19.30-20.30 Broken Social Scene SATURDAY 00.15-01.15 Years & Y(...)

Jonathan Healy has a wryly low-key style

As the erstwhile anchor of Newstalk’s axed news programme Lunchtime, Jonathan Healy can be forgiven for having a blip in confidence. Even so, he need(...)

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