Irish Times online users are more likely to be left of centre than those who read the ‘traditional’ printed form. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The success of The Irish Times in building a subscriber base for its online news products could point to a public desire for quality Irish perspective(...)

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(...)

Even the most minor of procedures can require mental preparation too. Photograph: iStock

“Will I get your mam?” asked the nurse. “She’s not here,” I spluttered in between tears, “she had to get back to our shop to work.” Those lines are (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s ‘love affair with radio is very much alive’, but advertisers’ fondness for the medium has waned. Photograph: iStock.

Ireland’s radio industry needs to “turn everything inside out” and overhaul how it sells advertising if it wants to escape the shadow cast by tech gia(...)

2fm’s ‘relevant’ and ‘evergreen’ Larry Gogan has added 15,000 to his Saturday listenership. Photograph: RTÉ.

RTÉ music station 2fm has overtaken Today FM in daily listeners for the first time since 2010, the latest radio ratings show, although the Communicorp(...)

Podcasts? What podcasts? More than 3 million people in Ireland listen to the radio every day for an average of almost four hours. Photograph: iStock.

Four ominous letters never seem too far away from the lips or minds of Irish radio executives, producers and presenters. They are “J”, “N”, “L” and “R(...)

Radio revenues are forecast by media agencies to fall again this year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Ireland’s radio sector is calling on advertisers to “rethink” their attitude to the medium, arguing that the strength of radio is being ignored in a r(...)

Billy McCarthy. Photograph: Beat FM Billy McCarthy: moved from the pulpit to the airwaves. Photograph: Beat FM

The death has occurred of popular Waterford broadcaster Billy McCarthy following a short illness. WLR FM Managing Director Des Whelan expressed his p(...)

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