Person: Sean Moncrieff
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Denyse Woods was born in Boston, but has been living in Cork for almost 30 years, and is based in Inniscarra.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
Some of RTÉ Radio 1 and Newstalk’s flagship morning shows were the biggest losers in the latest radio listenership figures, as 2FM continues to go from strength to strength.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
Greg Dowling is one half of Irish house music duo Fish Go Deep, as well as being a label owner and club promoter.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Newstalk has suspended presenter George Hook amid the ongoing controversy surrounding his comments on rape last week.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Laura O’Mahony is from Glanmire, Co Cork, but currently lives in Ballycotton, with husband, Shane, and daughter, Polly. She is on tour with comedy group, Cccahoots. They play Whelan’s, in Dublin, tomorrow.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
The Arts Council is urging people to share the joy of reading with children this Christmas, writes. Here, some of the well-known people backing the ‘Story for their Stocking’ campaign select the books that captured their imagination as youngsters
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
John Kelly is an artist. His father is from Cork, and mother from Bristol. The family emigrated to Australia in 1965, the year of John’s birth. Kelly has lived in all three countries and for the past decade has resided in West Cork. This week, his exhibition, John Kelly: A Group Show, will open at Uillinn in Skibbereen.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
We met up with Dublin-born Risteárd Cooper - one third of the Après Match crew - to find out what makes him tick.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Cian Ó Cíobháin is originally from west Kerry, but has been living in Galway since his college days. This week, his electronic music show on Raidio na Gaeltachta, An Taobh Tuathail, is marking 17 years on air. It’s broadcast Monday to Friday at 10pm.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
There has been a trend developing in football, or soccer, or whatever you call it yourself, whereby multi-million pound players leaving big clubs for other big clubs tweet or Instagram or communicate in some other new-fangled way their gratitude to the fans and the institution they are leaving behind.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Father’s Day approaches, we ask well-known dads about what makes the relationship with their daughters special.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Paolo Tullio, one of the country’s best-known food and wine critics, has died after suffering ill health for a number of months following an illness of a number of months.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
MAURICE SEEZER is a songwriter, film music composer and founding committee member of the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
RTÉ has once again seen significant falls in year-on-year audience figures, with tens of thousands of listeners tuning out in comparison to 12 months ago.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
The latest Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) figures show RTÉ Radio 1 has suffered a significant loss with a number of its main shows losing 20,000 or more listeners over the last 12 months.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
To find Marian Keyes eating the face off Marian Finucane on Twitter is like finding your budgie savaging your alsatian.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
RTÉ Radio 1 has suffered a significant fall in listenership to a number of its top shows over the last year, according to the latest Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) figures published yesterday.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange revealed he received death threats as he spoke out about his continued self-imprisonment at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2014
RTÉ radio remains the dominant player on the Irish airwaves, with more than half of all adults tuning into the station every week.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
BBC1 @ 10.20pm: Graham Norton continues his award-winning talk show, with guests Ricky Gervais, Ronnie Corbett and Juliette Binoche, plus music and chat from Irish pop star Imelda May.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Sean Moncrieff presents a new quiz show, Crossfire, on TV3 at 8pm tonight.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
Graham Norton, the return of Sherlock and the Ronan O'Gara documentary feature among the highlights.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2013
Pat Kenny is now being followed by an audience of 78,000, a fraction of what his listenership figures were on his RTÉ morning show, and far less than the 334,000 now enjoyed by his replacement, Sean O’Rourke.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2013
So this author is being interviewed by Seán Moncrieff, who interviews a lot of authors and causes me to buy a great many more books than I really should.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2013
Japanese television is mad, Ted.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
Listeners to a number of the country’s top radio stars have been turning off in their thousands, according to the latest Joint National Listenership Report (JNLR) published yesterday.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013
WHEN I meet Henry McKean in The Humble Bean café on Aungier Street in Dublin he has the gait and face of a man who has just been through hell.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
Paddy Power have installed Jennifer Maguire as their 5/1 favourite to replace Dermot Whelan as the Republic of Telly’s main presenter.
Thu, 02 May, 2013
Almost 100,000 listeners have turned off Marian Finucane at the weekends in the last year, according to the latest figures from the Joint National Listenership Research.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
BROADCASTER and journalist, Áine Lawlor, has been at the heart of Irish current affairs since 1994, but her story made headlines in 2011, when she took a break from presenting Morning Ireland for ‘medical reasons’.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
Listeners to Sean Moncrieff's afternon show on Newstalk radio have been getting a bit arsey as the cheeky chappy encouraged his audience to tweet in suggestions for movies inspired by the rear end.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
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
Mon, 30 May, 2011
A SCANDALOUS sensation is set to rock Ireland’s political landscape next month, according to internationally renowned illusionist Keith Barry.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2011
WHILE a garden designed by Diarmuid Gavin is out of many people’s price range, a piece of pottery painted by the celebrity gardener is one of many that have gone under the hammer to raise funds for meningitis research.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2011
DESPERATE distraction, all this Fianna Fáil leadership stuff, isn’t it?
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
RADIO listeners are deserting many of the big name broadcasters in their droves with listenership figures showing worrying trends for the four national stations.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2010
I AGREE with your columnist Seán Moncrieff (‘Our sorry excuse for political system’, August 10. However, when one considers what the Greens have brought upon our devastated country, with a miniscule vote, the parochialism of country TDs pales into insignificance.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010