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The BAI rejected a complaint about Newstalk’s George Hook which alleged he had threatened someone who sent a text to his then ‘High Noon’ programme. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A complaint made against radio presenter George Hook where he called an individual tweeting to the show an “ignorant shit” was not upheld by the Broad(...)

Brent Pope, Tom McGurk and George Hook at the launch of RTÉ Sport’s comprehensive live coverage of 2008 RBS 6 Nations. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Once upon a time the sports journalist was an authority figure. Especially when they came brandishing RTÉ paraphernalia. Today marks the end of an er(...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

Sarah McInerney was only shifted to her current Saturday 8am slot in August, when the Drivetime current affairs programme she co-presented with Chris Donoghue was axed to make way for Ivan Yates. Photograph: Maxwells

Newstalk has confirmed Sarah McInerney will leave the station after less than four months in her current role. She will present her last show on Satur(...)

Simon Coveney has finally ended his search for a second special adviser. Eyebrows will be raised in the political and media bubble around Kildare Str(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to members of the media at  the White House in Washington, DC.  File photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

It’s almost a year since the world felt a little colder, a little less caring and a little less recognisable. For some the election of Donald Trump as(...)

Keelin Shanley and Caitriona Perry, who will present Six One news on RTÉ

Conversation 1: “Are you sure you have a voice for radio?” “Why, what’s wrong with my voice?” “Nothing at all. It’s just harder for women to sound a(...)

“I relish the surge of cold, clinical fury I feel when someone cuts me off in traffic or tweets something nasty at me. I reckon I’m at my sanest, most intuitive and most invincible for that one week a month.”

Fair warning to those of you of a squeamish disposition, but I’m going to talk about periods. That’s right. Menstruation. That time of the month, if y(...)

Ciara Kelly of Newstalk: in her first week Kelly has already left her searing stamp on her lunchtime slot

It’s a new show fronted by a rising presenter with a voice and backstory that stand apart from most of her career-broadcaster colleagues’. Yet as Ciar(...)

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(...)

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