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Ivan Yates now has 183,000 listeners on Newstalk, up 30,000 over the past year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk and Today FM have all gained market share in the Irish radio market, but 2fm’s performance slipped in a “soft” quarter, accordin(...)

2fm’s Tracy Clifford: Recruited from youth station Spin 1038 in 2015, she is now a stalwart of the weekday schedule.

What’s going on at 2fm? The station first went on air as RTÉ Radio 2 this month in 1979. It turns 40 on May 31st. Turning 40 is, they say, an occasion(...)

Jenny  Greene, who left 2fm in March, will return to the station with  a new 3pm show from June.

RTÉ 2fm will “become more of a speech service” in a repositioning of the station, led by Jennifer Zamparelli’s new 9am morning show, which will “evolv(...)

RTÉ Radio 1’s Marian Finucane and Today FM’s Matt Cooper were the main winners in the latest radio audience figures from the Joint National Listenersh(...)

Ian Dempsey’s long-running Today FM breakfast show has added listeners. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Today FM’s Ian Dempsey and Newstalk’s Ivan Yates were among the main winners in the latest radio ratings, while Ryan Tubridy and Ray D’Arcy also added(...)

The iRadio stations, now chaired by Willie O’Reilly, are preparing for licence renewal.

Willie O’Reilly, the former RTÉ group commercial director and former Today FM chief executive, has been appointed chairman of the company behind the i(...)

Live gigs kill the radio star? Nicky Byrne, pictured with co-presenter Jenny Greene, will leave 2fm for an unconfirmed period when Westlife embarks on its reunion tour.

RTÉ 2fm closed in on rival Today FM’s market share, while Radio 1 added listeners in the morning but lost them in the afternoon, the latest radio figu(...)

Newstalk’s ‘Hard Shoulder’ presenter Ivan Yates. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk’s most popular presenter, helping the station to its highest ever market share, according to the latest(...)

Geraldine O’Leary, group head of commercial for RTÉ

“Am I optimistic?” Geraldine O’Leary, group head of commercial for RTÉ, repeats the question back. “Yes, I am. I am, because I recognise that the only(...)

Ryan Tubridy has lost 32,000 listeners over the past year, while Ray D’Arcy has lost 21,000, the latest figures show. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Key RTÉ Radio 1 programmes Marian Finucane, Today with Sean O’Rourke and The Ryan Tubridy Show were the main fallers in the latest radio ratings, whil(...)

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