Chris Barry

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Dublin-based “super-pirates” Radio Nova and Sunshine Radio were dominant presences in the local radio market in the 1980s. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

On this day 30 years ago, Ireland’s pirate radio stations bestowed an abrupt if reluctant silence on a grieving listenership nationwide. It was eithe(...)

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(...)

The BAI has upheld a complaint against an FM104 radio presenter who described some supporters of the Irish language as being ‘nutters’, ‘mad’ and ‘insane’. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A complaint against a radio presenter who described some supporters of the Irish language as being “nutters”, “mad” and “insane” has been upheld by th(...)

Dave Fanning: his weekend slot revolves around voices, particularly his own

As superfluous exercises go, it made bringing coal to Newcastle seem like a relief mission bearing much-needed supplies. But there it was: Dave Fannin(...)