Niall ‘Bressie’ Breslin: 'What would make me happy is a society where the wellbeing of humanity is the headline act on the main stage, and everything else is just the support act'

Census of the Heart mines the emotional wellbeing of people in Ireland. We are known as a happy bunch despite the national characteristic of begrudge(...)

Chris Greene and Ciara King: late-night presenters on 2fm, and recent stand-ins on ‘Breakfast Republic’.

Chemistry between radio presenters is one of those hard-to-define, know-it-when-you-hear-it, know-it-when-it’s-missing things. Bad chemistry in the st(...)

Newstalk’s breakfast team from September: Shane Coleman, Colette Fitzpatrick, Paul Williams and Alan Quinlan. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Conventional wisdom posits that listeners are creatures of habit with quasi-emotional attachments to the voices they hear on air and that to risk ann(...)

Colette Fitzpatrick will present Newstalk Breakfast alongside Shane Coleman, Paul Williams and Alan Quinlan.

Crime journalist Paul Williams will join Newstalk as part of a new breakfast show team that also includes Shane Coleman, Colette Fitzpatrick and form(...)

The election will dominate television and radio over the weekend. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Election 2016 is set to dominate television and radio over the course of the weekend, and avid count followers are left with no shortage of options wh(...)

Party leaders at the TV3/Newstalk debate last night. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Leaders’ debates live on television are strange animals. It’s good to win, but the priority is not to lose. If you make one big gaffe, or get caught o(...)

Enda Kenny, Joan Burton, Micheál Martin and Gerry Adams.

Micheál Martin has said Fianna Fáil will not go into Government with Sinn Féin “under any circumstances”. Mr Martin said he also will not go into Coal(...)

Pat Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick will host the first #ge16 leaders’ debate on Thursday night on TV3. Photograph: TV3

All eyes will be on TV3 tonight as the first leaders’ debate of the general election campaign takes place. Taoiseach Enda Kenny will go head-to-head (...)

Despite the leaflets flowing through the letterboxes and the posters following you on your walk to work the nation is choosing to ignore the impending poll. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

We are a week into the general election campaign and the country is still blissfully unaware it is under way. Despite the leaflets flowing through th(...)

Simon Harris is braving the inevitable gags about babies (and worse), by handing out wet wipes to voters in his Wicklow constituency

Fresh Prince of Greystones His tender years haven’t stopped junior minister Simon Harris from being one of Fine Gael’s top performers. But the younge(...)

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