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We did it! Ryan O’Shaughnessy only went and did it!
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We did it! Ryan O’Shaughnessy only went and did it!
RTÉ has refused to say who will fill the slot left vacant on 2FM after Ryan Tubridy rejoins Radio 1 to present a new morning programme.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
A complaint of imbalance about a same-sex marriage discussion presented on RTÉ radio by comedian Brendan O’Carroll has been rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected suggestions that recent rulings “stifled” debate on extending marriage rights to gay people.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Ray D’Arcy will present a new show on RTÉ Radio One from February, having left Today FM after a 15-year spell.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
LEO Varadkar is thinking about a same-sex marriage with Fianna Fáil — trouble is, they are just not that into him.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
SITTING on the sidelines of a packed Croke Park on August 31, RTÈ presenter Marty Morrissey took his double ice-bucket challenge like a good sport.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
Gay Byrne has said he would consider assisted suicide if he was faced with a drawn-out and painful illness.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
The National Union of Journalists has written to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland expressing concern at the BAI Compliance Committee’s decision to uphold a complaint against RTÉ presenter Derek Mooney for "making several statements implicitly and explicitly supporting same- sex marriage".
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has been criticised by a gay rights group for upholding a complaint against RTÉ Radio’s Mooney show which accused presenter Derek Mooney of "making several statements implicitly and explicitly supporting same-sex marriage".
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) is hitting out a Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ruling on a same-sex marriage discussion.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
The Great Irish Bake Off is back, and a week of coverage from Chelsea will have gardeners drooling
Sat, 17 May, 2014
The Consumer Show is back, and Friday brings the final of the UK version of Masterchef.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
I got into show business purely by chance.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
Neil Francis is set to review a world-renowned performance of Swan Lake, days after saying he had no interest in ballet - much like the majority of gay people had no interest in sport.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Highlights include Derek Mooney's new nature series and The Apprentice.
Sat, 04 May, 2013
Highlights include Derek Mooney's new series and The Apprentice.
Sat, 04 May, 2013
The sun-starved Irish public may feel like it’s been raining forever, but experts now believe we are overdue a catastrophic weather event which could bring on a decade of non-stop rain.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
Family band Crystal Swing turned down an invitation to appear on The X Factor fearing the would be “mocked” by the British media for their wholesome image.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
The fees RTÉ pays to its top talent have been slashed by up to 67% compared to their peak with Ryan Tubridy’s pay dropping from €723,500 in 2011 to €495,000 now.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
Radio listeners are turning away from many of the country’s best known presenters in favour of local radio stations, according to the official audience figures.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
Galway led from start to finish to set up a Bord na Móna Walsh Cup semi-final against either Dublin or UCD next weekend, while Wexford also advanced to the last four following today’s action.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2013
Al Pacino may have embedded the importance of inches into the sporting psyche with that famous, and overblown, speech in the film Any Given Sunday but Sean Baldwin must scoff at such generous measurements of length.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
Birds all over the country have abandoned their nests due to the washout summer, making it one of the worst breeding years in memory.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
As several thousand happy and sated punters headed for the exits at the Irish Examiner Food Festival in Cork’s Fitzgerald Park yesterday evening, the light mist finally began to thicken, marking the end of the splendid weather that proved a vital ingredient in the tremendous success of a celebration of food and drink on Leeside.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
An alarm monitoring firm has announced 60 new jobs for Sandyford in Dublin.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
At one stage I considered being a garda, but it wasn’t to be.
Sat, 05 May, 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
With an affordable guide price, Tommy Barker says this 200-year-old property has kept a watchful eye on passing ships, including Titanic
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Top hats and green waistcoats will be de rigueur in the West Cork town of Bandon and Donegal town of Glenties this St Patrick’s Day, as hundreds of “leprechauns” arrive to break the world record for a gathering of the Little People.
Fri, 24 Feb, 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
My first paid job was as a train announcer in Heuston Station.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
MANY people will find little to “ho, ho, ho” about in this year’s RTÉ festive line-up as the station relies on homegrown mainstays to get through the vestiges of what has felt like a 12-month hangover.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
PAT KENNY remains the highest-paid RTÉ presenter, according to the latest figures released by the state broadcaster.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2011
A CYNIC might suspect that birder and photographer Ronan McLaughlin this month choked Cuskinny Marsh of its oxygen — and consequently its marine life — as a stunt for the upcoming launch of his calendar collection of exquisite wildlife photography, and to make his images all the rarer, as he has tracked the months and the seasons on this widely-sung and justly-appreciated marsh beauty spot.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2011
IT might be one of the poorest summers on record but you know winter is certainly on its way when RTÉ launches its new season of TV programmes.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM continue to dominate the airwaves as figures show the national broadcaster remains the leader in the battle for the nation’s ears.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
Mon, 21 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
LAST year ended on a sour note for Neil Prendeville, and now 2011 could be starting with a Gooseberry.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
RTÉ presenter Derek Mooney has apologised to a cancer sufferer after asking her if she was having a bad hair day.
Mon, 03 Jan, 2011