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RTÉ Short Story competition opens for entries at Radio 1

The RTÉ Short Story Competition 2022, run on Radio 1 in honour of Francis MacManus, is now open for entries. Writers have until Friday 13th May to submit their short story to the competition. This year’s entries will be judged by writers Lisa McInerney, Ferdia McAnna and Éilis Ní Dhuibhne...

Publication date: 23.03.2022

iRadio launches iLove Irish radio station online

iRadio has launched a new radio station playing nothing but Irish music and artists. iLove Irish, available just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, is available via the iRadio website, station app and smart speakers. Listeners will get the likes of Aimee, Róisín O’, RuthAnne, Pauric O’Meara and many many more...

Publication date: 17.03.2022

Cillian Doyle is taking over The Takeover on Beat 102-103

Cillian Doyle is taking over The Takeover on Beat 102-103. Carlow-native Cillian will be a familiar voice to Beat listeners, having plied his trade as a news & sports broadcaster over the last eighteen months. A lifelong Beat fan, the former Bagenalstown Presentation de la Salle student returns to the same show he completed his LCVP experience on in 2015...

Publication date: 14.03.2022

The 2 Johnnies issue apology for “offensive” social content

RTÉ 2FM’s new drive duo ‘The 2 Johnnies’ have apologised for digital content they posted earlier this week. Clips of their podcast were used to promote their new show but included vulgar comments about women. In one video, the pair read out car stickers such as “Tyres are like women, no good unless they are squealing” and “Workin’ the land and droppin’ the hand #Keephercountry.”...

Publication date: 24.02.2022

Jenny Greene starts new show tonight on RTÉ 2FM

The Greene Room will begin tonight with Jenny Greene and will broadcast each Sunday to Thursday on RTÉ 2FM. Monday to Thursday will start at 9pm whilst Sunday’s show will start an hour later at 10pm. Jenny has been moved from Drive to make way for The 2 Johnnies. The new show, the stations says, will see Jenny curate a selection of the finest Indie & Electronic, including live chats with people from the world of music, film and entertainment...

Publication date: 21.02.2022

New colourful look and new station sound for iRadio

There’s a new look and a new sound at iRadio for 2022 with its station-wide rebrand. You’ll now see hues of teal blue, pink and purple added to iRadio’s stronger yellow and orange colours, to complete the new iRadio brand. The focal point of this rebrand is a new TV advert, built around the concept of “My World, My Station, My Music.” It puts the listener centre stage and introduces us to ‘Senan’ the Snail...

Publication date: 17.02.2022

Rob Heffernan joins the breakfast team at Cork’s RedFM

World Champion racewalker and Olympic Bronze Medallist Rob Heffernan is joining Cork’s RedFM for breakfast. The station says Rob will be on-air with breakfast show hosts Laura O’Mahony and Ciara Revins with the usual hit music and big prizes. Speaking on the announcement, Rob said: “I’m delighted to join the team at Cork’s RedFM. This is a whole new challenge for me but...

Publication date: 16.02.2022

Singer and songwriter Stephanie Rainey joins Cork’s RedFM

Cork singer, songwriter Stephanie Rainey has joined Cork’s RedFM to host a new Sunday show. “Sunday Brunch with Stephanie Rainey” started over the weekend and can be heard every Sunday from 10am till 2pm. Stephanie is known for her ballad Please Don’t Go became an overnight viral hit in 2015. Speaking about her new Sunday morning show Stephanie said:...

Publication date: 06.02.2022

The two Johnnies bag national drivetime radio show on RTÉ 2FM

RTÉ 2FM’s new afternoon drivetime show will be hosted by comedy duo Johnny Smacks and Johnny B every weekday from 3pm till 6pm. Known as Drive it with The 2 Johnnies, the station says the show will serve up banging tunes, good craic and great new segments to keep listeners entertained weekdays...

Publication date: 03.02.2022

Listener wins €3,000 in Beat’s 3 Grand Trio competition

A listener from Wexford has won €3,000 prize money on Beat following a two week high profile promotion. Carolyn O’Donoghue from New Ross, County Wexford has bagged the cash after winning Beat’s 3 Grand Trio competition live on Beat Drive with Darren Rice. The promotion, in partnership with Wexford and Enniscorthy Credit Unions, saw tens of thousands of Beat followers enter over the last two weeks...

Publication date: 01.02.2022