Person: Mary Wilson
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Aer Lingus has located missing baggage containing a man's ashes.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary will be at the Amergin Solstice Poetry Gathering in Waterville, Co Kerry, over the next few days. Originally from Borris, Co Carlow, Olivia also presents The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1 and does a radio column every Tuesday for the Drivetime programme.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
It reallly is the new political frontier. Richard Bruton, the minister who has responsibility for policy on climate change, was questioned by Labour’s Joan Burton this week on whether he had become a vegetarian or a vegan.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
TWO lawyers, John and Paul, meet in the foyer of the Four Courts. Or maybe they are in Cork City courthouse, writes
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
Legal change wouldn’t ever have come in time for Vicky Phelan, but its implementation, when promised, may have influenced the handling of her case, writes
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Today is International Jazz Day. To mark the occasion, Jonathan deBurca Butler asked some well-known fans and musicians about their love of the genre.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
A Cork man whose wife and daughter were killed in a road crash has expressed his disappointment that a new law regarding unaccompanied learner drivers has not come into force.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Many questions have been raised in relation to public service cards recently, especially around the legality of the Government demanding them as a form of identification,
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
As female journalists gather this weekend for the Women in Media conference,wonders why there are so few female voices on our radios.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
, 81, was born in Birr, Co Offaly, and worked for Guinness for three years before becoming a fulltime actor and presenter in 1963. He’s currently touring in the The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna, which will run at Cork Arts Theatre from Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday 13.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
sits down this week with RTÉ Radio 1 ’Drivetime’ broadcaster, Mary Wilson, to chat about the wisdom she’s gained through her career.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would be "very upset" if the allegations around a delay in reporting an alleged sexual assault of a boy at a school to Gardaí are true
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
Tom Jones’ wife of 59 years, Lady Melinda Rose Woodward, has died aged 75 after a “short but fierce” battle with cancer.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
THE path of true parenting rarely runs smooth. So when last week myself and Ciara had a rare moment of pater et mater harmonium we were a little tickled.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
IS Paul Howard an evil genius who manufactured the siege of Vico Road for his own ends? Howard is the prolific author of the Ross O’Carroll Kelly columns and novels.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
Cork Simon, experiencing a doubling of numbers sleeping rough in the city, has issued a special appeal for support ahead of its biggest annual fundraiser.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
Mothers I know who work full-time and whose children are in primary school have full-time childminders, writes
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
Since hearing Jim Stafford’s words of wisdom on Mary Wilson’s Drive Time (Sept 9) concerning personal insolvency criteria, I have been suffering a professional and perhaps existential crisis.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
The head of the new Insolvency Service of Ireland says those engaging with the service won't be allowed to keep so called "trophy homes".
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
MORE than 1.8 million people listen to RTÉ Radio every week with 19 of the 20 most popular programmes on the airwaves now broadcast by the nation’s top station, figures from the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) have revealed.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen has insisted the cost of the “Ministerial Mercs” is a minor issue in comparison with the budgetary crisis.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
SOME of the best-known names in Irish radio are gearing up for a major battle of the airwaves this autumn as Ryan Tubridy aims to boost flagging audiences for 2FM following the death of the station’s flagship presenter, Gerry Ryan, earlier this year.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
RTÉ Radio last night paid tribute to the late Gerry Ryan as the latest listenership figures showed he remained a popular host even though his audience fell below 300,000 for the first time in many years.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
George Lee’s media profile dwindled during his fleeting political career – but he made up for lost time since his resignation, writes Political Correspondent Conor Ryan
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
RTÉ broadcasters have again emerged as the big winners in the battle of the airwaves as the latest Joint National Listenership Research results reveal Radio 1 remains the country’s favourite station.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2009
RTÉ RADIO is set to move and possibly extend its nightly sports-talk slot in an initial move to combat Newstalk’s runaway success with their ‘Off the Ball’ programme.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2009
FIANNA Fáil got beaten senseless and the Green Party got beaten nearly to death.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
RTÉ Radio One and Marian Finucane in particular have emerged as the big winners in the latest Joint National Listenership Research figures which were published yesterday.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
RTÉ has gained an upper hand over its main rivals in the battle of the airwaves, according to the latest Joint National Listenership Research figures.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2008
BROADCASTER Pat Kenny wiped back tears as he bid an emotional farewell to his late mother at her funeral Mass in Dublin.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2008
Singer Leona Lewis collected more boos than awards when she failed to turn up at the Mobo (Music of Black Origin) Awards.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
Superstars Estelle and Leona Lewis won two gongs each at tonight’s Mobo (Music of Black Origin) Awards.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2008
WOULD I have advised Enda Kenny to take a pay cut, all by his little self? Are you kidding? I’d have stayed a mile away from the suggestion, partly because his colleagues were inevitably going to be asked if they’d do likewise and fail to be thrilled by the possibility, but mainly because I know his wife.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2008
RTÉ Radio presenters have turned in a strong performance in the latest Joint National Listenership Research figures with many of the station’s broadcasters growing audiences in the face of strong competition from independent stations.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2008
WITH 437,000 listeners, Morning Ireland is the most popular programme on Irish radio, according to a national survey.
Fri, 16 May, 2008
BROADCASTING watchdogs yesterday reignited the debate over RTÉ Television’s High Society programme alleging a government minister had taken cocaine.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
THE way you answer one simple question defines how old you are, that simple question being “How are you?” or any of its variations, like “How’s life been treating you?”
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
Singing legend Diana Ross is a difficult and demanding boss who fires staff on a whim, according to a new biography.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
RADIO listeners are tuning out of RTÉ in growing numbers as new figures show most of the broadcaster’s big name weekday presenters are continuing to lose audiences.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2007
THE Irish Examiner has taken one of the top honours in the annual Law Society awards for journalism.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2006
RTÉ is failing in its attempt to halt a major slide in radio listeners while its main rivals Today FM and Newstalk 106 continue to increase their audiences.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2006
RTE bosses rolled out a new weekday schedule today in a bid to entice more listeners to tune into Radio One.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2006