Larry Gogan

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’We’ve coped with 800 years of occupation, famine and popery but this, this satirical song about PAYE taxpayers, sung to the tune of 'YMCA' by Twink, Dermot Morgan and Larry Gogan, this more than makes up for that.’ Photograph: RTÉ

Last weekend RTÉ1 broadcast an all Twink clip show called Twinkling Through the Years. In it, Twink, the woman born Adele King, stands bespectacled an(...)

Is there any way to make it to your departure gate without walking through duty free?

With all the queuing and the security and the stress and the delays and the tinny announcements that can barely be heard as they are mumbled over the (...)

Andrson uses analytics and artificial intelligence to connect unsigned music artists directly with industry executives

AI-powered music scouting tool Andrson has closed a seed-funding round of €430,000, paving the way for the company to ramp up development and hire mor(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

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(...)

Larry Gogan: sounds as positive and modest as ever as he moves to RTÉ Gold.

It’s fair to say that Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) has had its share of jarring moments down the years. But there’s a distinct air of discombobula(...)

Larry Gogan: His lifelong mission to share the joy of music continues. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s a tribute to the enduring enthusiasm and professionalism of Larry Gogan that news of the veteran RTÉ star’s retirement from 2FM after close to si(...)

My gang: The Boomtown Rats. I can vividly recall watching the band performing Lookin’ After Number One on The Late Late Show in 1977. Photograph: Fin Costello/Redferns

I miss mixtapes sometimes. I devoted years of my life to making them for myself and for girls who, I imagined, would surely fall in love with me after(...)

Andrson founders Neil Dunne and Zach Miller-Frankel

David Gogan, a former vice-president at record label EMI Ireland and son of the legendary DJ Larry Gogan, believes the traditional era of A&R is o(...)

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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