Cork's famous St. Patrick's Hill will host the Red Bull Soapbox Race this Sunday, June 5 at 12pm.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
"I'm looking forward to getting back on radio and that will be in four weeks time,"
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
Local newspapers are a rich archive of outrageous and hilariously banal stories, so Ronan Casey has lovingly collected them into one volume, says Richard Fitzpatrick.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
If your voice and mannerisms were constantly being copied by comedians, how would you feel?quizzed some personalities
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Before I go into the two teams, I want to talk about the referee yesterday, Barry Kelly.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
A documentary on UFC star Conor McGregor and the second heat of MasterChef Ireland are among the homegrown shows over the next few days.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2014
MasterChef Ireland and Hector both make welcome returns.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
The battle of the airwaves between Pat Kenny and Seán O’Rourke produced no real winners or losers in the red-hot competition for mid-morning radio audiences, according to the latest JNLR figures.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
RTÉ chiefs were left red-faced when they failed to broadcast a highly publicised, pre-recorded documentary in a prime-time slot and then struggled to air another programme in its place.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
Sadly, the passion and skill on the field isn’t matched by the promotion of tomorrow’s replay
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013
We may not know the name of the royal baby but the ‘Celtic baby’ is called Owen.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013
As seismic moments in Irish sport go, the decision to drop Brian O’Driscoll from the Lions squad ranks up there with Roy Keane being sent home from the World Cup in Saipan.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
The prospect of aerobics might usually have people running a mile in the opposite direction, but not in Limerick.
Fri, 24 May, 2013
Investments costs in expanding into new British and European markets resulted in Ireland’s best-known talent agency recording a loss last year.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2013
A toilet-paper maker has come to the aid of a school that asked pupils to bring in their own toilet paper, towels, and soap to class due to Government funding cuts.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
RTÉ has 114 home-produced series and programmes lined up for its upcoming television season.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
While not quite a scene from Father Ted, ‘Nunday’ had all the hallmarks.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
2FM is facing a battle to hold on to listeners after suffering further drops in audiences for its prime time programmes.
Fri, 04 May, 2012
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. So, while on holiday in Madrid a few years ago, I did as the Madrilenos do and spent a night in the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas watching bulls getting slowly but surely stabbed to death.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
Mark Keogan, brother of TV and radio star Hector Ó hEochagáin, was today awarded €85,000 compensation for unfair dismissal in September 2009 as manager of The George Pub and Nightclub in Georges Street, Dublin.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
Newstalk, Today FM and RTÉ’s Marian Finucane and Liveline are the big radio winners with new figures showing significant listenership gains.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
RTÉ radio has suffered a major setback in the latest JNLR listenership figures, which show major losses for its programmes to the benefit of Today FM and Newstalk.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
THE Taoiseach has turned down an invitation to join in a gathering of foxy fun for red-heads next weekend.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
GAA officials are hoping to ape the success of gridiron’s Super Bowl by taking their All-Ireland finals beyond the gates of Croke Park and creating a Dublin-wide festival for the month of September.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
FARMERS have welcomed a bid to develop technologies aimed at increasing the use of organic pig and poultry manure on tillage farms.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
2FM is battling to hold on to listeners following the death of the station’s top presenter Gerry Ryan last April after new figures show thousands of fans are continuing to switch off RTÉ’s pop station.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2011
CONSUMERS and retailers are being urged to support 8,000 jobs in the pigmeat sector, from which half of total production is for the domestic market.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
A COMPANY that operates an agency representing some of Ireland’s best known film and stage actors, writers and comedians went into the red last year.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
LOOK out for Feirm Factor. The third series begins at 8.45pm next Sunday on TG4, with a repeat on Wednesday night at 10.30pm.
Thu, 13 Jan, 2011
AUSTRALIA dominated almost six of the eight quarters but in the final period at Croke Park on Saturday night, such was the passion and understanding for what is required to prosper in this game, that Ireland almost produced an unlikely victory.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2010
RTÉ have devised a ploy to keep burgeoning radio egos in check — they’re putting puppets in charge of the show.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
TG4 is promising an action-packed autumn schedule with a host of new programmes, exclusive sports coverage and all the old favourites returning for a new season.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
2FM has announced one of the biggest ever shake-ups to its schedule in a bid to boost flagging listenership figures with a range of new shows hosted by presenters including Hector Ó hEochagáin, Ryan Tubridy and Colm Hayes.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2010
PROUD redheads are set to paint a seaside town red at a special convention celebrating ginger locks next week.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
THE first thing to point out about last Saturday night, which saw the GAA begin its official 125th anniversary celebrations following Dublin-Tyrone in the NFL opener, is that, that kind of anniversary celebration is, by its nature, a bit of a challenge.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
DESPITE criticism of the GAA’s plans to hold a fireworks display costing €500,000 at Saturday week’s opening NFL game between Dublin and Tyrone, Nickey Brennanyesterday described the event, as “a night of celebration of the achievements of our association over those 125 years”.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
GERRY RYAN’S “risqué stream of consciousness” didn’t work for RTÉ as an excuse for the presenter encouraging comedian Julian Clary to read a “sexually explicit” passage of his book on morning radio during school holidays.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
IT WAS rural Ireland’s version of Sunset Boulevard at “The Ploughing” in Cuffesgrange, Co Kilkenny, as an estimated 83,000 people flocked to the annual pageant of country life.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2008
HARDY ANNUALS were in plentiful supply at Cheltenham yesterday as the racing and betting extravaganza got under way for 2008. Not in the flower beds, mind, but among the throng of national hunt fans who gathered for their annual splurge.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2008