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2FM Breakfast: Donncha O’Callaghan, Doireann Garrihy and Carl Mullan

Any curious souls seeking to experience the revamped 2FM Breakfast show (weekdays) to maximum effect are advised to tune into Morning Ireland before c(...)

England’s Sam Curran  celebrates after dismissing Ravindra Jadeja of India during the fifth Test against India at The Oval in September 2018. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The summer of 2018 saw Sam Curran’s bat morph into an epee and his waspish left-arm swing pick locks at crucial times as England swept to a 4-1 Test s(...)

Alex Hales has missed put on a spot in England’s training squad for the ODI series against Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alex Hales remains in the international wilderness after England national selector Ed Smith backed limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan’s decision to fre(...)

 Ben Stokes during an England training session at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday. Handout photograph: ECB via Getty Images

Ben Stokes is preparing to step up as England captain for the first Test against West Indies next week, and he believes this honour has come about aft(...)

Joe Duffy: for better or worse, Liveline has been triple-stitched into the fabric of Irish society

While Today FM has just come through their latest deck reshuffle (more of this below), it’s fair to say that Joe Duffy’s Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekda(...)

Jofra Archer of England bowls during a nets session at Lord’s on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

The advent of any Test debutant is a source of excitement. But some are more exciting than others. On Wednesday, if the weather permits, Jofra Archer (...)

Today FM’s new lunchtime host Mairéad Ronan with Dancing with the Stars  partner John Nolan. Photograph: RTÉ.

Broadcaster Mairéad Ronan will take over Today FM’s lunchtime slot from early September, the radio station has announced. She succeeds Muireann O’Con(...)

 James Anderson will miss England’s Test against Ireland due to a right calf injury. Photograph: PA

James Anderson has been ruled out of England’s four-day Test against Ireland at Lord’s due to a calf injury. Anderson has failed to recover from the(...)

England captain Eoin Morgan at a press conference ahead of the One-Day International against Ireland in Malahide. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

England captain Eoin Morgan scolded Alex Hales for showing “complete disregard” for team values and revealed a meeting of senior players sealed the ba(...)

Fontaines DC. Photograph: Visionhaus/Getty

Are you getting your recommended daily dose of Irish music? Have you ever wondered why Irish radio stations don’t play more Irish music? (Ed Sheeran’s(...)

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