RTÉ Radio 1

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RTÉ Radio 1 (Irish: RTÉ Raidió 1) is the principal radio channel of Irish public-service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann and is the direct descendant of Dublin radio station 2RN, which began broadcasting on a regular basis on 1 January 1926. The station is a rare modern example of a mixed radio network, broadcasting a mixture of music and speech programming. The total budget for the station in 2010 was €18.4 million. It is the most listened to radio station in Ireland.Wikipedia

Editorial areaIreland
Most playedNiamh Regan, Hozier, VillagersRadiomonitor
Listening figures23% shareJNLR/Ipsos MRBI 2017/2
Launched1 January 1926

Contact RTÉ Radio 1

Postal addressDonnybrook
Telephone+353 1 208 3111
Official website

Social media

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Áine Lawlor Presenter
Anthony Murnane Editor
Audrey Carville Presenter
Cathal Mac Coille Presenter
Cathal Murray Presenter
Claire Byrne Presenter
Colm Flynn Producer
Dave Fanning Presenter
Derek Mooney Presenter
Des Cahill Presenter
Fran McNulty Presenter
Gavin Jennings Presenter
Jacqui Hurley Presenter
Joe Duffy Presenter
John Creedon Presenter
John Murray Presenter
Keelin Shanley Presenter
Miriam O'Callaghan Presenter
Oliver Callan Presenter
Rachel English Presenter
Rick O'Shea Presenter
Sean O'Rourke Presenter
Shay Byrne Presenter
Sinéad Gleeson Presenter
Tom McGuire Head of Radio 1
Will Hanafin Producer

…at RTÉ

Caitriona Perry Presenter RTÉ News Six One
Cathy Milner Foreign Editor
Cian McCormack Journalist
Ciaran Mullooly Midlands Correspondent
Conor McMorrow Political reporter
Conor Brophy Business Reporter
David Murphy Business Editor
David Board New Media Transition Support Engineer
Dee Forbes Director General
Fergal Bowers Health Correspondent
Ingrid Miley Industry and Employment Correspondent
John McMahon Producer
JP Coakley Director of Operations, Radio
Louise Byrne Journalist
Martina Fitzgerald Political Correspondent
Orla O'Donnell Legal Affairs Correspondent
Paschal Sheehy Southern Editor
Paul Cunningham Europe Correspondent
Philip Boucher-Hayes Head of RTE Radio Investigative Unit
Samantha Libreri Journalist
Sharon Tobin Journalist
Sinéad Hussey Journalist
Tony O'Donoghue Group Soccer Correspondent
Tony Connelly Europe Editor
Will Goodbody Science and Technology Correspondent

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