Sean Moncrieff

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Miriam O’Callaghan: sounds so sincere that her touchy-feely public persona seems flinty by comparison. Photograph: RTÉ

For such an accomplished broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan can sound like a caricature of herself. Her array of understanding sighs and empathetic adver(...)

Despite Ivan Yates’s retirement it’s business as usual, as the Newstalk presenter  grills his guests with his usual gruff impatience during his last week on air. Photograph: Newstalk

Do you ever get the feeling that someone is watching you? If so, it turns out that creepy sensation of being observed from afar may not be in your ima(...)

On Liveline, Jow Duffy spoke to a publican who has decided to reopen his pub before the government’s proposed date in August.

In a week when fury over endemic racism reaches boiling point, Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) is awash with callers voicing their grievances over un(...)

'It takes a certain mindset to be good. It’s a particular kind of memory. It’s not an intelligence thing so much as it’s how your mind works.' Photograph: iStockphoto

Quizzes are having a moment. Under lockdown, quiz nights on Zoom have become a regular occurrence. The quiz creation and learning app Kahoot! is among(...)

North Dublin Publications Ltd, which has been publishing free newspapers in the Dublin area for 33 years, has announced its closure.  File photograph: Getty Images

North Dublin Publications Ltd, which has been publishing free newspapers in the Dublin area for 33 years, has announced its closure. The company, wh(...)

 Ciara Kelly told her listeners that she had contracted coronavirus. File photograph: Tom Honan

It was the week when the full reality of the global pandemic hit home, and not just because presenters were broadcasting from their own houses. On Mon(...)

Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays at 10am.

For a quarter of an hour, Sean O’Rourke has been quizzing his guest about the coronavirus crisis, and now, finally, he asks the really important quest(...)

 Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald before the start of Tuesday’s leaders’ debate on RTÉ. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The RTÉ leaders’ debate on Tuesday night was relatively well received, with most viewers saying it had been one of the most enjoyable debates of the e(...)

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 (...)

Matt Cooper: savvy enough to realise there’s life after Brexit. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Call it the dull before the storm. After three exhausting years of twists and U-turns, betrayals and backstopping, ennui rather than engagement is th(...)

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