Dan Healy

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“S-Town” podcast creator Brian Reed, who will appear at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival. Photograph: Andrea Morales

The great thing about podcasts is that if you want to remove the bile from your audio diet and Irish talk radio isn’t helping, then it’s not as if you(...)

The RTE Concert Orchestra giving the crowd what they want at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

On Saturday afternoon in the VIP area of Electric Picnic, where RTÉ’s studio looms facing the main stage, Dan Healy, the head of 2FM is buzzing. Last (...)

2fm’s regular ‘Breakfast Republic’ presenters Jennifer Zamparelli, Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh.

RTÉ music station 2fm is adding listeners, while rival Today FM saw its audience slip back, the latest radio ratings show. The Joint National Listene(...)

Radio head: Ian Wilson, who will leave RTÉ in 2018 after 40 years with the station. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Everyone in the RTÉ canteen seems to know Ian Wilson. The radio producer has a nod and words for every table, from the production team taking a break (...)

Podcasts? What podcasts? More than 3 million people in Ireland listen to the radio every day for an average of almost four hours. Photograph: iStock.

Four ominous letters never seem too far away from the lips or minds of Irish radio executives, producers and presenters. They are “J”, “N”, “L” and “R(...)

Radio 1’s Sean O’Rourke: His listenership is a record for the 10am to noon slot since RTÉ first faced competition from Newstalk.

Radio 1’s Sean O’Rourke has added 28,000 listeners over the past year, making the RTÉ presenter one of the best performers in the latest radio ratings(...)

A mural in memory of MMA fighter João Carvalho in Pragal near Lisbon. Photograph: Malachy Clerkin

I Tufts of weeds poke up through the cobbles all the way down Rua São Miguel Nascente. Brick square tower blocks stand sentry on either side, eight-s(...)

Portuguese MMA fighter João Carvalho during his fight with Charlie Ward  in Dublin last year.  Carvalho died due to blunt force trauma to the head he sustained in the fight. Photograph: Dave Fogarty

A year after the death of Portuguese fighter João Carvalho, a consultant neurologist from the hospital in which he died has said that Ireland is the s(...)

Radio revenues are forecast by media agencies to fall again this year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Ireland’s radio sector is calling on advertisers to “rethink” their attitude to the medium, arguing that the strength of radio is being ignored in a r(...)

2fm presenter Jenny Greene: the station says her collaboration with the  RTÉ Concert Orchestra has helped add listeners

A trio of acclaimed live performances by Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra helped 2fm add listeners in the final months of 2016, according to(...)

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