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Jenny Greene moves from Drive Time to late nights at RTÉ 2FM

Jenny Greene is moving from Drive Time to take over the Sunday to Thursday 10pm slot on 2FM with a new show called The Greene Room whilst Laura Fox will take on weekend mornings from 9. The Green Room sees Sunday’s episode being a chill-out show, while Monday to Thursday will feature a mix of new Irish music, including indie and alternative, plus exclusive interviews...

Publication date: 30.01.2022

RTÉ to celebrate 100 years of Ulysses on Radio 1 and lyric fm

RTÉ is planning on marking 100 years since the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses next month. There will be special prgrammes on Radio 1 and lyric fm, and across television and online. One hundred years ago, on February 2nd, 1922, James Joyce’s Ulysses was published by Sylvia Beach in a small bookshop in Paris. The book, which consumed 7 years of Joyce’s life, would transform our culture and literary world...

Publication date: 30.01.2022

Gareth O’Callaghan is back with Ireland’s Classic Hits Radio

Former 2FM and 4FM presenter Gareth O’Callaghan is back with a weekend show on Classic Hits Radio. Gareth O’Callaghan At The Weekend will air Saturday mornings 10am to 2pm. Gareth retired from radio in 2018 after a long and popular career on radio in Ireland and the UK...

Publication date: 29.01.2022

Radio Kerry gives away €12,600 Radio Bingo jackpot

One listener has won a €12,600 jackpot in the Radio Kerry Radio Bingo game. Caroline O Halloran from Tralee won the cash which has been rolling over weekly since July 2021. It is the second Jackpot win since Radio Kerry introduced the new Radio Bingo game in May 2021. Speaking about her win Caroline, from Monavalley, said she has been playing the new Radio Kerry Radio Bingo game since...

Publication date: 27.01.2022

RTÉ 2FM reveals its latest Rising list for 2022

The 2FM Rising list for 2022 has been revealed live on-air during The Tracy Clifford Show. The list contains ten music acts tipped for success by the station. This year, the ten artists are: Lucy Blue, Sophie Doyle Ryder, Aby Coulibaly, Bklava, Efe, New Dad, Sprints, Cian DuCrot, Sello, Smoothboi Ezra...

Publication date: 24.01.2022

Newstalk appoints BBC Radio’s Joe Lynam as Business Editor

BBC Radio 4 presenter Joe Lynam is joining Newstalk as Business Editor. The Irish native was the BBC’s senior Business Correspondent for a decade. He currently presents the current affairs show ‘The Newsroom’ on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service while also presenting four Podcasts: Global News Podcast, Connected Investor, London Calling EU and EUNICast...

Publication date: 12.01.2022

Ray Foley returns to Today FM to host weekday afternoons

Ray Foley is leaving Cork’s Red FM to replace Mairead Ronan on afternoons at Today FM. Other changes just announced include Pamela Joyce getting her own lunchtime show and Fergal D’Arcy leaving in the coming weeks. The refreshed schedule will also see Early Breakfast presenter Paula MacSweeney take up a new slot in the evenings and Ian Dempsey add an extra hour to his morning show...

Publication date: 11.01.2022

Radio Nova is going back to playing vinyl records

Radio Nova is breaking open The Vinyl Vault and powering on the turntables to play some classics. “We’re taking numerous classic albums out of their sleeves, dusting them down and powering on the turntables at Nova Towers,” the station said in a blog post. “Nova’s going to take the world’s greatest music and make it even MORE seriously addictive by letting listeners hear the greatest classic tracks the way they were made to be played – off vinyl...

Publication date: 06.01.2022

RTÉ Choice Music Prize shortlist announced on RTÉ 2FM

The shortlist for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2021, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced today on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show by Jim Carroll, chairman of the judging panel. RTÉ 2FM is celebrating the announcement of the shortlist across its schedule throughout the day with All Irish Music All Day from 6am to midnight.

Publication date: 05.01.2022

The WLR Christmas Radio Appeal raises over €100,000

The WLR Christmas Radio Appeal has raised over €100,000 for the St Vincent De Paul in Waterford, Tramore and Dungarvan. Through a series of events over the month of December, WLR listeners came together to raise funds for those most in need in Waterford. Michael Byrne, WLR’s Operations Manager said: “The appeal is a massive undertaking for the station but worth all the time and effort...

Publication date: 04.01.2022