Kevin Branigan

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Shazam for tickets: Paul Simon, who plays the RDS Arena in July, seem performing at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival. Photograph: Ian Gavan / Getty Images

Shazam’s advertising sales house in Ireland has teamed up with Radio Nova for a gig ticket competition that the rock music station says will encourage(...)

Bay Broadcasting is taking sole control at Dublin rock station Radio Nova. Photograph: iStock

Bay Broadcasting’s move to take sole control of Dublin station Radio Nova has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Bay,(...)

Turning up the volume: Bay Broadcasting has taken full ownership of the rock music station Radio Nova. Photograph: iStock

Radio group Bay Broadcasting has taken full ownership of Radio Nova, buying out the other shareholders in the Dublin rock music station. Bay, which i(...)

Still value in FM? Some 13 interested parties have answered the broadcasting regulator’s call for submissions on new radio services. Photograph: iStock.

A total of 17 submissions have been made to the broadcast regulator following its call for expressions of interest in possible new radio licences. Th(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has called for submissions on possible new commercial radio services. Photograph: iStock.

Radio Nova, which broadcasts rock music in Dublin and the capital’s commuter belt, has welcomed the regulator’s move to seek proposals for new commerc(...)

Posters promoting TXFM on its launch in 2014. The alternative music station was previously known as Phantom and began life as a pirate broadcaster

TXFM, the Dublin alternative music station previously known as Phantom 105.2, is set to close down. The consortium behind the loss-making station deci(...)

John Clarke: new show is due to air on Sunday mornings on Radio Nova from September 27th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Radio Nova has signed John Clarke, the former head of 2fm, to present a Sunday morning slot. Mr Clarke, who left 2fm as part of the shake-up of the st(...)

Former head of 2fm John Clarke. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Radio Nova said it is “still in talks” with John Clarke, the former head of 2fm, to appear on the station after it felt obliged to pull last Sunday’s (...)

Former head of 2fm John Clarke: sitting in for Mike Moloney on Radio Nova

Former head of 2fm John Clarke wasn’t too pleased when the current supremo Dan Healy revamped its schedule in 2014 to court younger listeners, exiting(...)

Country-pop crossover singer Taylor Swift, one of seven artists that dominate Sunshine 106.8FM’s country output, according to Country FM. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

How “country” is “Dublin’s country mix” station Sunshine 106.8FM? Not country enough, according to the backers of the proposed Country FM, one of t(...)

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