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RTÉ Radio 1 Extra to air complete dramatisation of Ulysses

The complete dramatisation of Ulysses is being broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra this week. This year marks 100 years since the publication of James Joyce’s peerless modernist classic, Ulysses, and RTÉ will celebrate Bloomsday, June 16th, with a series of broadcasts, articles, and archive clips to mark the occasion via RTÉ Drama on One...

Publication date: 15.06.2022

Roz Purcell and Emma Power to cover The 2 Johnnies on RTÉ 2FM

Roz Purcell and Emma Power are lined-up to host Drive on 2FM for three weeks from Monday. They’ll be covering The 2 Johnnies as they head to America to film a new RTÉ television series. Emma, who has presented The Request Show on Sunday nights since 2017 is no stranger to the show. She regularly contributes along with The 2 Johnnies in the afternoons...

Publication date: 09.06.2022

Ireland’s favourite classic hit announced by Classic Hits Radio

Ireland’s Classic Hits Radio has been counting down the top 300 classic hits for Ireland over the Bank Holiday Weekend. The most popular song was revealed as Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’. The search for Ireland’s favourite classic hit was launched last week by Gareth O’Callaghan...

Publication date: 07.06.2022

New children’s podcast series planned for RTÉjr Radio

Actor Ciarán Hinds is lined up to narrate a brand-new children’s podcast series for RTÉjr Radio. The Neighbourhood is a nine-part series for younger children, and centres around a group of kids whose neighbourhood is their kingdom, a leafy place of play and imagination...

Publication date: 06.06.2022

Carlow journalist Dayna Kearney is joining Beat 102-103

Beat 102-103 has hired Carlow journalist Dayna Kearney to its news team as digital and broadcast journalist. Before joining Beat, Dayna completed Beat 102-103’s Broadcast Course in conjunction with SETU and worked as the Carlow IT Student’s Union communications officer...

Publication date: 05.06.2022

Cork’s 96FM Giving for Living Radiothon 2022 raises €384,000

The fourteenth annual Cork’s 96FM’s Giving for Living Radiothon has ended with a total of €383,973.68 bringing the cumulative raised so far by Radiothons run by the Wireless Group station to almost €5.8 million. Money raised this year is to support Cancer Services in Cork provided through the five local charity partners: Mercy Hospital Foundation; CUH Charity; Marymount Hospice; ARC Cancer Support House and Breakthrough Cancer Research...

Publication date: 30.05.2022

Local radio stations team up with talkSPORT for cricket coverage

talkSPORT in London is teaming up with local radio stations in Ireland to offer coverage of Cricket Ireland’s home fixtures. FM104, Q102, 96FM, C103, Live 95 and LMFM (plus U105 in Belfast) will benefit from the new partnership with sister station talkSPORT to air matches against India, New Zealand and South Africa...

Publication date: 23.05.2022

Listener finds runaway Beat presenters Niall Power and Darren Rice

A mother from Carlow has won €2,000 after she tracked down runaway Beat presenters Niall Power and Darren Rice in the Marble City. It comes following a three-day escapade during Beat’s On The Run competition. Ciara Griffin finally caught up with the elusive Beat jocks at The Parade in Kilkenny City on Wednesday afternoon in a culmination to what’s been one of the largest promotions in Beat’s nineteen-year history...

Publication date: 14.05.2022

Beat hires three new local journalists to join its newsteam

Beat 102-103 has hired three new local journalists to join its newsteam. Limerick-born, New Ross-based sports reporter Shaun Connolly is new to the Beat team, while news journalists Joleen Murphy and Jan Stafford return to Beat after a number of years with other local and national news outlets...

Publication date: 11.05.2022

RTÉ wins Broadcaster of the Year in the New York Radio Awards

RTÉ Radio has been honored with the Broadcaster of Year Award in the New York Festivals Radio Awards 2022. Entries awarded Gold trophies include “Sing! Dublin’s Gay and Lesbian Choir” and “One Day / Lá Dá Raibh” for RTE lyric FM, “Mamó, By Sara Keating, Read By Ingrid Craigie” and “Documentary on One: L’Agression” for RTÉ Radio 1...

Publication date: 27.04.2022