Playback presenter Ronan Kelly in the Radio 1 studio. Photograph: Kinlan Photography

RTÉ Radio 1 is seeking a new sponsor for Playback, the Saturday morning round-up show that is the ninth most listened to radio programme in the Irish (...)

 David Caffrey:   “I think my kids were embarrassed because I was sitting next to them.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Album As a kid, when other people’s parents were listening to the Rolling Stones and the Kinks, my dad had an eight-track in his car and he liked pip(...)

Poet Lewis Kenny writing poems on demand  for passers-by Sandra Vigier and Julie Tomaszewski. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Today marks Poetry Day Ireland, with more than 100 events around the country to celebrate our heritage in verse. One of the busiest spots will be Po(...)

Hulk-like transformation: Pat Kenny in his studio at Newstalk. Photograph: Frank Miller

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt, the old saying goes, and it’s sound advice. Unless you’re being i(...)