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About RTÉ 2XM

Listen to the online radio of RTÉ 2XM live, which officially launced in 2008 as digitally distributed music radio, in the ownership of Raidió Teilifís Éireann which is Ireland’s National Public Service Broadcaster.
RTÉ 2XM is the sister station of RTÉ 2FM, and operates as the alternative expansion adjutant of 2FM as its programme structure is very similar, so the music is above everything else, but 2XM’s playlist leaves the mainstream and embraces the alternative flows of music. This way the most various and exotic genres diversify the music palette like rock, indie, alternative, electronica, nu metal and also some soul, hip-hop, rap, house, electronic music, pop-punk, hardcore and even more fascinating genres and styles are aired - the main rule here is to be different than the general assembly-line music.
RTÉ 2XM’s schedule has programmes which cover festivals of it’s preferred music genres across Europe, and even supports rookie Irish bands by introducing them to the listeners by interviews and by airing their music.

RTÉ 2XM 's slogan: “Just Good Music”

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RTÉ 2XM frequencies

The broadcast is distributed only on the digital ways like DigitalTV and online radio stream.
DigitalTV: Virgin Media: Channel 944, Saorview: Channel 206
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News about RTÉ 2XM

DAB digital radio broadcasting ends in Ireland
Today marks the end of DAB digital radio transmissions in Ireland as RTÉ switches off its services on the platform. The broadcaster originally announced in 2019 it would also shut down the stations using DAB as their main outlet, but made a U-turn earlier this month. Now, RTÉ Gold, RTÉ 2XM, RTÉ Radio 1 Extra, RTÉ Pulse, and RTÉjr Radio continue online only, offering hope that they may one day return to DAB...More >>
radiotoday.ie - 31.03.2021
RTE digital radio services to continue online
RTÉ is ending transmissions on DAB digital radio at the end of March, but its DAB-only services will now continue online. Previously, the broadcaster announced it would end DAB transmissions and close RTÉ Gold, RTÉ 2XM, RTÉ Radio 1 Extra, RTÉ Pulse, and RTÉjr Radio. But in a U-turn, these stations will survive due to feedback from listeners. RTÉ says its decision to cease DAB transmission was driven by three main factors – the fact that DAB was the least utilised platform in Ireland; that RTÉ is the only Irish broadcaster on the DAB system, and cost avoidance...More >>
radiotoday.ie - 02.03.2021
RTÉ to close its DAB digital radio stations in major strategy change
RTÉ is to close its digital radio stations including RTÉ 2XM, RTÉ Pulse, RTÉ Gold, RTÉjr Radio & RTÉ Radio 1 Extra as part of a major revised strategy to address key issues facing the organisation. It says costs will need to be reduced by €60 million over three years (2020-2023), in addition to the reduction of 23% delivered by RTÉ between 2008 and 2018. RTÉ says fees paid to its top contracted on-air presenters will also need to be cut by 15%, in addition to the 30+% cuts as agreed in previous years. Over 200 people will need to leave in 2020...More >>
radiotoday.ie - 07.11.2019

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RTÉ 2XM's schedule25

00:00 - 2XM Rocks
01:00 - Business Matters (BBC World Service)
02:00 - 2XM Chillwavey
03:00 - Le Show with Harry Shearer
04:00 - 2XM Rocks
05:00 - Sunday with Miriam
05:30 - CountryWide
06:00 - Newsday (BBC World Service)
07:00 - Blighted Nation
08:00 - Seascapes
08:30 - This American Life (Public Radio International)
09:00 - Jennifer Zamparelli on 2FM
09:30 - Discovery (BBC World Service)
10:00 - BBC World Service
11:00 - The Alternative with Dan Hegarty
12:00 - Outlook (BBC World Service)
13:00 - 2XM Rocks
14:00 - Selector
14:30 - Dave Fanning Show
15:00 - Democracy Now
16:00 - 2XM Rocks
17:00 - Documentary on One - Miracle in Galway Bay (2021)
18:00 - World Business Report
18:30 - Gone Fishin'
19:00 - 2XM Rocks
20:00 - Hitting Home - 50 Years Of The Irish Charts
21:00 - Newshour from the BBC World Service
22:00 - Brendan O'Connor