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Joe Duffy’s ‘Liveline’ has added 24,000 listeners over the past year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Joe Duffy’s Liveline has overtaken Marian Finucane to become the second most-listened to radio programme in Ireland, the latest audience figures show.(...)

The 20-month-old Irish Radioplayer app, a platform for 44 Irish radio stations, took home an award that has gone to Gay Byrne, Marian Finucane and Ian Dempsey previously. File photograph: Getty Images

At this year’s PPI Radio Awards, the outstanding achievement prize was awarded not to a veteran presenter or a seasoned producer or a talented team, b(...)

Former Northern Ireland adviser to Nama Frank Cushnahan. File photograph: Press Eye

Nama has said its former Northern Ireland adviser Frank Cushnahan did not declare to the agency that he expected to be employed by a US investment fun(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson has said Irish people want art but only if they do not have to subsidise it.  Mr Gleeson dismissed as a “bogus argument” the suggestion that State money spent on the arts would be better spent on public services.

Actor Brendan Gleeson has said Irish people want art but only if they do not have to subsidise it. Mr Gleeson dismissed as a “bogus argument” the su(...)

Pat Hickey, president of the Olympic Council of Ireland:  “He is in a prison cell. He has not been charged with anything. These are accusations based on the flimsiest of assumptions.”  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey who is in custody in Brazil in relation to allegations of ticket touting has been subjected to a “hate(...)

Pond life: surrounded by plants, full of fish

The last straw was when some kind person decided to walk on our car roof, parked outside our house in Bray. We had put up with random midnight doorbel(...)

There are times when George Hook sounds like an inhabitant of the post-fact world. Photograph: Eric Luke

Once upon a time, the world was divided into haves and have-nots. While this was unfair, it was reasonably straightforward for people to ascertain wh(...)

Newstalk presenter Pat Kenny has gained listeners, according to the latest JNLR survey. File  photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Listeners continue to drift away from RTÉ 2fm and Today FM, the latest survey of radio ratings shows. 2fm has lost 58,000 listeners over the past yea(...)

“The C-word, which is the word of choice in these matters, is meant to dehumanise and belittle women,” says former Labour Party leader Joan Burton on Today with Sean O’Rourke. Photograph: Leah Farrell/

When it comes to public admiration, our politicians won’t be troubling our footballers in the popularity stakes any time soon. So when two of the pol(...)

Philip Cairns was last seen on the Ballyroan Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin on Thursday, October 23rd, 1986. He was aged 13.

A woman who went to gardaí with information about the case of missing boy Philip Cairns has said she only came forward because she wanted his mother a(...)

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