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Covid-19 radio ‘It can’t be the one note all the time,’ says head of Radio 1 Peter Woods.

Irish people have always loved radio, but in a crisis, they don’t just love it, they need it. The first set of listenership figures to be published s(...)

Joe Duffy: Liveline’s audience crossed the 400,000 mark to 404,000, the latest radio research shows.

Irish people flocked to radio as the coronavirus crisis unfolded, leading to huge increases in the listenership of shows such as Morning Ireland, Live(...)

RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, and left the door open to him possibly returning in the future. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said that broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, (...)

RTÉ broadcaster Sarah McInerney, who will co-present Radio 1’s Drivetime show with Cormac O’hEadhra.

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra will team up to present RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime programme from 4.30pm on weekday evenings as part of a reshuffle (...)

RTÉ Radio 1 will be led by Peter Woods from July 1st.

Peter Woods has been appointed head of RTÉ Radio 1, the broadcaster said today. Mr Woods has been promoted from the role of managing editor of the sta(...)

Offaly supporters stage a sit-down protest after the 1998 All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park  against Clare was blown up early. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

Had it only been the referee’s time-keeping error – a terrible, forgivable human mistake that visited Jimmy Cooney, the man charged with keeping order(...)

Ivan Yates now has 183,000 listeners on Newstalk, up 30,000 over the past year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk and Today FM have all gained market share in the Irish radio market, but 2fm’s performance slipped in a “soft” quarter, accordin(...)

Last year there were 284 fines issued in Dublin’s south inner city for parking in disabled spaces without a permit – eight times higher than  previous year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The number of fixed charge penalties for illegally parking in disabled spaces has soared as much as 20-fold in parts of the country over recent years,(...)

Brendan Phelan (66) was given a suspended sentence after he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A retired senior civil servant who was caught in possession of nearly 60,000 child pornography images and videos, has been given a suspended three yea(...)

Graham Dwyer told gardaí he could understand how his DNA came to be in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment at Belarmine Plaza in Stepaside, but he said it was nothing of a “sexual nature”. He later admitted that they did have a sexual relationship.

Graham Dwyer told gardaí he could understand how his DNA came to be in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment at Belarmine Plaza in Stepaside, but he said it was n(...)

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