Ken Sweeney

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Darren McCaffrey of Sky  was the highest new entrant and topped the news category

Matt Cooper remains the most influential Irish journalist on Twitter while The Irish Times has the highest number of representatives in an index compi(...)

Brenda Donohue encountered the perils of the post-Christmas slump as guest host of the Ray D’Arcy Show

In radio as in life, January is a time of lean pickings for both broadcasters and listeners. For a sense of just how fallow January can be for talk-sh(...)

George Michael in 2012 – remembered in Final Partings (RTÉ Radio 1, Friday) Photograph: David Wolff, Getty Images

With 2017 upon us, the natural impulse should be to look ahead, particularly after the kidney stone of a year just gone. But this isn’t as straightfor(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Áine Lawlor was inducted into the PPI Hall of Fame along with Paul Claffey from Mid West Radio, Tony Fenton from Today FM and Walter Love from BBC Radio Ulster at the organisation’s annual awards ceremony last night.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 was once again the big winner at last night’s Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards winning nine times. Irish Times’ columni(...)

Joan Tighe, who died recently in Dublin aged 91, was a leading fashion journalist and a devoted chronicler of the antiquities of her native city. Int(...)

Test Ministers: Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, left, and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin at the RTÉ radio centre after appearing on the Today with Sean O’Rourke  show. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It was a spectacle familiar from many a budget day: a gaggle of reporters eagerly awaiting an event whose details had been flagged well in advance but(...)