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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(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in RTÉ’s radio studio in 1999. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Radio 1 recorded a rise in listenership in the final quarter of 2019, with Marian Finucane adding to her audience in her last months on air, new radio(...)

A photograph of the late broadcaster Marian Finucane sits beside a book of condolence at the RTÉ Radio Centre in Donnybrook, Dublin.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The funeral of RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane will take place on Tuesday next in Co Kildare. Her remains will arrive at St Brigid’s Church, Kill, f(...)

A woman signs a book of condolence at RTÉ Radio Centre in Donnybrook, Dublin, for broadcaster Marian Finucane, who died on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Women were to the fore in signing books of condolence for the late broadcaster Marian Finucane, who was remembered on Friday as a “brilliant journalis(...)

The site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which has been sold

A landmark Dublin pub is set for redevelopment after it was bought last week for about €3 million by high-profile Galway developer Padraic Rhatigan, a(...)

RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland studio. The latest figures show the breakfast news programme has 429,000 listeners.

Morning Ireland has extended its lead as Ireland’s most popular radio programme. The Radio 1 breakfast programme now has a listenership of 429,000, ad(...)

Ian Dempsey’s long-running Today FM breakfast show has added listeners. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Today FM’s Ian Dempsey and Newstalk’s Ivan Yates were among the main winners in the latest radio ratings, while Ryan Tubridy and Ray D’Arcy also added(...)

Sandy Harsch (76) presented ‘Country Time’ on RTÉ Radio 1 since 1996.

RTÉ Radio 1 music presenter Sandy Harsch has died following a short illness. Ms Harsch (76) has presented Country Time on the station since 1996. She(...)

Live gigs kill the radio star? Nicky Byrne, pictured with co-presenter Jenny Greene, will leave 2fm for an unconfirmed period when Westlife embarks on its reunion tour.

RTÉ 2fm closed in on rival Today FM’s market share, while Radio 1 added listeners in the morning but lost them in the afternoon, the latest radio figu(...)

Newstalk’s ‘Hard Shoulder’ presenter Ivan Yates. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk’s most popular presenter, helping the station to its highest ever market share, according to the latest(...)

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