Ray D Arcy

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 Della Kilroy and Shane Creevy, presenters of podcast The Truth Matters. Photograph: RTÉ

In its role as a public-service broadcaster, RTÉ is running a campaign highlighting the perils of fake news, under the banner Truth Matters. It’s a la(...)

Joe Duffy is one of RTÉ’s best-paid presenters. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Accumulated profits at the media company operated by one of Ireland’s best-known broadcasters, Joe Duffy, last year topped €483,000. New accounts fil(...)

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra: driving Drivetime to new heights

It’s a mostly disappointing week for anyone counting on blizzard conditions for distraction and amusement, not to mention nostalgia for those innocent(...)

The Hard Shoulder: Kieran Cuddihy’s show can sound unsure whether it’s heavy-hitting news or a broad magazine

It’s Groundhog Day, so listeners are told by Kieran Cuddihy on Tuesday’s edition of The Hard Shoulder (Newstalk, weekdays). It’s Groundhog Day, so lis(...)

Ryan Tubridy remains RTÉ’s highest-paid presenter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The pay bill for the 10 highest paid presenters at RTÉ rose to €3.2 million in 2019, up from just above €3 million in 2016, according to figures publi(...)

Claire Byrne. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the days grow ever shorter in this most gloomy of years, Tuesday’s reopening of “nonessential” retail provides a much-needed glint of brightness, a(...)

 Joe Duffy’s trundlingly unfunny rhymes make the rapping of Dustin the Turkey sound like Wu-Tang Clan

It is, Joe Duffy observes, 12 months to the day since the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in China. “What a year it’s been,” Duffy says as he (...)

Chairman: Ray D’Arcy. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The RTÉ presenter, who is leaving his TV chatshow for a new programme with Zig and Zag, says his working-class roots make him crave security and fe(...)

RTÉ’s Shay Byrne, host of Rising Time.

You know things are bad when Shay Byrne sounds rattled. The host of Rising Time (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) is normally a source of preternaturally good c(...)

Ms O’Donoghue lived in the Annagry area of the Gweedore Gaeltacht. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The body of a retired Co Donegal dentist has been found three days after she disappeared. Gardaí located the remains of Ann O’Donoghue (68) at Horn (...)

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