Miriam O’Callaghan’s recent radio slot was a chance for common sense to prevail on vaccines.

As the summer draws to a close, so listeners once more begin to hear the time-honoured radio traditions that herald the changing of the seasons. Ther(...)

Shane Coleman and Kieran Cuddihy, presenters of Newstalk Breakfast (weekdays)

The days are getting longer and the shift to summer time beckons, but if the snoozy content of last week’s radio is anything to go by, the old mnemoni(...)

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Michael Creed: accused of treating listeners as if they were ‘stupid’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed failed 15 times to answer a radio presenter’s questions about the imposition of a hard border on the island of (...)

Sean O’Rourke: excited at the prospect of getting stuck into the Brexit action

Whoever came up with the adage that no news is good news clearly hasn’t been listening to the coverage of Brexit. Despite near-apocalyptic predictions(...)

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(...)

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