Ryan Tubridy doesn’t just get exercised by the small stuff. Photograph: RTÉ

Throughout his career, one of Ryan Tubridy’s main characteristics as a broadcaster has been his determination not to cause offence, either to guests o(...)

Ryan Tubridy now has 366,000 listeners on Radio, making his show second only to Morning Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ryan Tubridy, Claire Byrne, Pat Kenny and Matt Cooper were among the main winners in the latest Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) survey of (...)

Ryan Tubridy’s Radio 1 audience of 359,000 makes his the second highest on weekdays and third overall. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ryan Tubridy’s show on RTÉ Radio 1 is now the second most listened-to radio weekday programme in the Irish market, while Newstalk’s Pat Kenny and Toda(...)

The Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) (Stalking) Bill 2021 is  up for debate in the Seanad next week. Photograph: iStock

Two women, who survived similar stalking experiences and called for new legislation to make stalking a distinct offence, have have helped shape legisl(...)

Oliver Callan: the presenter has an amusing turn of phrase

For all his gifts as an impersonator, there’s one role Oliver Callan can’t quite nail. Try as he might, his efforts at playing a talkshow host are nev(...)

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(...)

It comes as a bit of shock when Dermot Whelan extols the virtues of meditation to Newstalk host Andrea Gilligan

As one half of  Today FM's japester duo Dermot and Dave, Dermot Whelan has forged a formidable reputation for not sweating the big stuff. Along w(...)

Cathy Anne and Paul Bell outside The Brewery Tap, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

As rumours swirl around much of the midlands on Friday regarding Covid-19 lockdowns, Brian Cloonan takes delivery of nine pallets of Christmas decorat(...)

Welcome back Ryan.  We missed you. Photograph: RTÉ

Throughout his career, Ryan Tubridy has been characterised in some quarters – including this column – as bland, middlebrow and flippant. My, how we’ve(...)

Ryan Tubridy got more political than he meant to last week. Photograph: RTÉ

As he surveys the papers at the start of his show, Ryan Tubridy has some good news for those already suffering from election fatigue. “Obviously it’s (...)

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