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Newstalk has announced that broadcaster and former government minister Ivan Yates will return to the station.

Bankrupt former government minister and bookmaker Ivan Yates said yesterday that he is “broke” and wants to make a new start in life having spent the (...)

Pat Kenny begins his Newstalk radio show yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

At 10am yesterday morning, two very different sounds were broadcast from the radio studios at Newstalk and RTÉ. From Newstalk, it was the splash of a (...)

Pat Kenny kicked off his new show on Newstalk radio today. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If there’s anything more absurd than reviewing a single live radio show, it’s reviewing the first ever instalment of a single live radio show. As P(...)

This morning’s radio programmes, Today with Sean O’Rourke and The Pat Kenny Show, are the first test of Newstalk’s strategy of poaching one of RTÉ’s big stars in a bid to get RTÉ Radio One listeners to “move that dial”. Photographs: Frank Miller/The Irish Times; Jason Clarke Photography

lThe much anticipated battle of the Irish airwaves has started with RTÉ’s Sean O’Rourke and Newstalk’s Pat Kenny going head-to-head. This morni(...)

Newstalk has announced that broadcaster and former government minister Ivan Yates will return to the station later this week. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography.

Newstalk has announced that broadcaster and former government minister Ivan Yates will return to the station later this week.Mr Yates will rejoin Chri(...)

 Pat Kenny will be expected to attract more than 150,000 listeners from the outset

Pat Kenny’s defection to Newstalk will be an intriguing test of his star wattage. Tom Dunne, who will be shifted to another part of the station’s s(...)

Chewed up, spat out, Friday after Friday: Pat Kenny in the Late Late Show studio

An irony about Pat Kenny’s move to an independent broadcaster is that if, in a parallel Ireland, he had forged his career in the unforgiving world of (...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny: He spanned both entertainment and current affairs, though he was  more suited to the latter

Pat Kenny was, for many years, the perfect man for RTÉ and theirs was a 41-year-marriage with more ups than downs. He spanned both entertainmen(...)

Letters from the Revenue Commissioners with news about local property tax liabilities start arriving from this week. Minister for Finance Micha(...)

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