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Newstalk to broadcast Lions Test Series with OTB

Bauer’s Newstalk will broadcast the Lions Test Series in full this year for the first time thanks to a deal with OTB Sports. OTB Sports has secured the rights for the broadcast and will put O’Driscoll and Quinlan at the heart of it. Live coverage for the Lions eight-match Tour will be delivered to the home of the Springboks, as well as the Lions’ pre-Tour clash against Japan at Murrayfield this Saturday...

Publication date: 22.06.2021

FM104 face backlash for mocking child on-air

‘The Strawberry Alarm Clock’ presenters Jim Jim and Nobby have faced backlash for mocking a four year old child on-air. The child, who has additional needs, sent a voice note to FM104 during a kids-focused feature. When his message was brought to air, the presenters made fun of his voice and delayed speech. Kellie Sweeney, the mother of the child, posted online about her distress at hearing her son being mocked. She mentioned that it has caused her concern “about his self esteem in future because of this carry on.”

Publication date: 17.06.2021

Gavin James says Hello to iRadio for a weekend show

Singer-songwriter Gavin James is joining iRadio to host a weekly show every Saturday afternoon. He’ll host 12pm till 2pm for four weeks starting on June 12th with music and special guests. We’ve been pedalling away like mad behind the scenes, iRadio CEO Mark Cunning said. “This has been a while in the making, but to see it come to life and have Gavin present a show on iRadio is definitely one of the highlights of the year so far...

Publication date: 07.06.2021

Waterford-native Megan Phelan to host show on Beat

Waterford-native Megan Phelan is to host the ‘Top 7@7 On Sunday’ on Beat 102-103. The 22-year-old, who recently completed her degree in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford in Greater Manchester, takes up the role after hosting a weekly show on ShockRadio in Manchester as well as further afield in the Netherlands where she co-presented a current affairs programme on OOG Radio & Television.

Publication date: 27.05.2021

New breakfast show presenters announced at 2FM

Donncha O’Callaghan and Carl Mullan are to co-host the 2FM breakfast show as Doireann Garrihy returns from 31st May 2021. The trio will be on-air 6am till 9am weekdays, replacing the previous show with Eoghan McDermott and Doireann. Former Irish international rugby ace Donncha O’Callaghan presents Game On on RTÉ 2FM and has also appeared as a coach on Ireland’s Fittest Family on RTÉ One...

Publication date: 25.05.2021

Steven Cooper and Kayte O’Malley for iRadio Breakfast

Steven Cooper is returning to iRadio on May 28th to host breakfast with Kayte O’Malley. Steven was previously at iRadio between 2013 and 2016, and Kayte has been a regular on the weekend line-up on iRadio for the past two years and will be filling in for Oonagh O’Carroll who is off on maternity leave. iRadio in The Morning with Cooper and Kayte kicks off Friday May 28th from 7 AM – 10 AM...

Publication date: 22.05.2021

98FM’s Brian Maher takes on a Big Run Home

98FM’s Brian Maher will take to Dublin’s Phoenix Park today (Thursday) in a bid to complete a 24Hour Runathon which aims to raise €24,000 for Special Olympics Ireland. Brian – presenter of The Big Ride Home and a big fitness enthusiast is no stranger to undertaking ambitious challenges in aid of Special Olympics Ireland, having run, swam and cycled previously raising over €75,000 for the charity in the process. This morning at 9am, Brian began his...

Publication date: 21.05.2021

Ed Roche presents his unique tale of coming out

Presenter Ed Roache has created a radio documentary series for SPIN 1038 and SPIN South West to mark the month of PRIDE. Ed ‘came out’ two years ago and now he’s talking out his experience in ‘Ed Roche – Our Unique Tales’ – coming out once again to a whole new audience. Speaking on the title of the series Ed Roche said “the reason I chose the name ‘Our Unique Tales’ is because everyone’s story is so unique...

Publication date: 19.05.2021

Beat 102 103 creates documentary on Long Covid

Beat 102 103 has created a special two-part documentary on Long Covid featuring presenter Michelle Heffernan. On 2 January 2021, Michelle was diagnosed with Covid-19 and like many others, she believed it would be over within a few weeks; instead, she endured months of debilitating fatigue. In response to the ignorance and unfamiliarity with this condition, Michelle and Beat now present “It’s Not a Cold-It’s Long Covid” examining Long Covid, its effects, and...

Publication date: 14.05.2021

Adrian Kennedy & Jeremy Dixon to leave 98FM

98FM has today announced that its mid-morning phone-in show Dublin Talks has come to an end. Presenters Adrian Kennedy & Jeremy Dixon are to depart the station after seven years. Michael Brett, 98FM Programme Director said: “I’d like to thank Adrian, Jeremy & the dedicated production team for their time at 98FM and their commitment to Dublin Talks. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”

Publication date: 26.04.2021