Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones perform during One World: Together At Home event.  Photograph: Getty Images

Not since Bob Geldof swore up a streak in front of millions of Live Aid viewers in 1985 has television witnessed a celebrity jamboree as glittering as(...)

Singer-songwriter Lesley Roy has been chosen to represent Ireland in the 2020 Eurovision in the Netherlands.

Back in the days when English tennis player Tim Henman was the sport’s perpetual runner-up, British satirical magazine Private Eye ran a series of spo(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in RTÉ’s radio studio in 1999. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Radio 1 recorded a rise in listenership in the final quarter of 2019, with Marian Finucane adding to her audience in her last months on air, new radio(...)

Well-known broadcasters Marian Finucane and Larry Gogan passed away within seven days of each other in early Janaury. Photographs: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times and RTÉ/PA Wire

On Tuesday morning, despite the sorrow of the previous days, the kids carried on playing, as kids do. While a doleful air hung over RTÉ Radio 1 in adv(...)

Sean O’Rourke was Radio 1’s strongest performer.

In a year when Irish radio, like so much traditional media, continued to face online competition and shrinking finances, the experience of two station(...)

RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland studio. The latest figures show the breakfast news programme has 429,000 listeners.

Morning Ireland has extended its lead as Ireland’s most popular radio programme. The Radio 1 breakfast programme now has a listenership of 429,000, ad(...)

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(...)

Jennifer Zamparelli. ‘She has a monotone delivery, pitched somewhere between manic and sarcastic’

For anyone looking at the chaos wreaked in the US by Donald Trump and smugly thinking it couldn’t happen here, events last week should comprehensively(...)

Gerry Ryan: natural broadcaster, but would he still be a star today? Photograph: Mark Read

These days there are any number of unfortunate ways to end a radio career – sexual harassment, insensitive social media posts . . . for many 1980s BBC(...)

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(...)

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