Ciara Kelly

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Larry Gogan: sounds as positive and modest as ever as he moves to RTÉ Gold.

It’s fair to say that Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) has had its share of jarring moments down the years. But there’s a distinct air of discombobula(...)

The new controversialist: Shane Coleman. Photograph: Newstalk

As he settles into his on-air partnership with new co-presenter Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk Breakfast (weekdays), Shane Coleman has been recalibrating (...)

Tuned in: Eoghan McDermott, Miriam O’Callaghan, Matt Cooper, Ciara Kelly, Tracy Clifford and Ivan Yates

In a year when the news was marked by fearless women challenging officialdom and mouthy men with populist appeal, two broadcasters in particular caugh(...)

Ciara Kelly: 'It’s really important in media to have different voices and different people represented.' Photograph: Tom Honan

Ciara Kelly recently auditioned for a part in the Dún Laoghaire Musical and Dramatic Society’s production of Jekyll and Hyde. She had never done anyth(...)

Visual artist Patrick Bolger and sociologist Dr Maria Quinlan at  the launch of  ‘I Am One in Four’,  an exhibition of photographs and words produced by people who have experienced childhood sexual violence.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An exhibition of photographs and words produced by eight people who have experienced childhood sexual violence was launched at Dublin’s Civic Council (...)

Ciara Kelly: Shows a  good bedside manner but keeps a firm hand on proceedings

If the slang is anything to go by, radio is a lethal business. Dead air, killer show, dying on air: the terminology used by professionals can suggest (...)

Emer Kelly, who died of an asthma attack, and her daughter, Ciara Kelly

Ciara Kelly’s mother, Emer, suffered from asthma since childhood and was “always breathless”, Ciara recalls. Asthma attacks came “almost monthly” and (...)

Paul Williams and Shane Coleman

It’s hard to believe Paul Williams has the time to be bored, what with anchoring a news show and engaging in verbal skirmishes with his on-air colleag(...)

The clipped style of Morning Ireland presenter Gavin Jennings doesn’t naturally set guests at ease. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In the run-up to the arrival of Pope Francis, the logistics of his visit dominate the airwaves. Whether the topic is traffic restrictions, accessibili(...)

Niall Boylan:  suggests opening a small prison on an offshore location such as Spike Island and harsh treatment there for those who have committed the most vile crimes.

Perhaps the most famous moment from the classic spoof music documentary This Is Spinal Tap features Christopher Guest’s slightly dim guitarist Nigel T(...)

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