Irish radio

The history of Irish radio


In honour of World Amateur Radio Day, here at MediaHQ we’ve taken a look back through the history of Irish radio. Below we’ve put together a brief overview of broadcasting in the Republic of Ireland, beginning with its rebel origins and ending with the shape the medium is in today. We’ve also included some links […]

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health writers

6 key Irish health writers


National Workplace Wellbeing Day, which aims to improve employee health through promoting better wellbeing in the workplace, is this Friday April 12. Public and private sector organisations across the country are expected to participate in the day, which aims to improve employee health through promoting better physical activity and nutrition in the workplace.  In celebration of the […]

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April Fool's

Best April Fool’s articles by Irish journalists


Whether you love it or hate it, April Fool’s Day is here again and the next big hoax is just around the corner. Journalists and broadcasters across the country are already in the act of posting fake stories and pranking their loyal listeners. In celebration of the day we’ve compiled a list of the very […]

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5 political correspondents to follow for Brexit

Top 5 journalists to follow for the latest Brexit updates


Brexit has dominated the news headlines for the last two years and as the March 29 deadline looms, uncertainties surrounding the deal and outcomes only intensify. It’s been a long process with many twists and turns and there’s still not a whole lot of clarity about what’s going to happen once the withdrawal from the EU […]

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Kate Olohan

5 Minutes with the Media–Kate Olohan, RTÉ Researcher


Here at MediaHQ, we love to sit down with members of the media to find out exactly what they get up to in their roles to get some insight into the industry as part of our 5 Minutes with the Media series.  This week we chat to Kate Olohan, Television Researcher with RTÉ. What is […]

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Irish Cancer Society

How do you make the news? Irish Cancer Society Case Study


Here at MediaHQ, our goal is to connect your story with the media on one unified platform. We see 100s of press releases being sent from our system on a weekly basis, and it’s fascinating to see the stories from our clients a few seconds before they make the media. From government organisations, national and international […]

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Ciara Phelan

5 Minutes with the Media – Ciara Phelan, RTÉ


Every Wednesday, MediaHQ releases an interview with a member of the media, to share the stories of the many talented people working in the industry. This week, it’s Ciara Phelan, Researcher for RTÉ One’s The Today Show who tells us about what her typical workday entails as well as who she looks up to in the […]

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5 Irish women doing amazing work in the media industry #IWD2018


Here at MediaHQ, we know that women are changing the world. Strong, independent women are making history by standing up and taking their new place in society. Gone are the days of princesses being saved and the damsel in distress act, because this generation of women are their own superheroes. Today’s generation of women work […]

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World Radio Day

World Radio Day – Ireland’s facts and figures


As it’s World Radio Day, we’ve decided to take a look at the latest facts and figures released by the JNLR to see how Irish radio stations and programmes are faring. With a staggering 3 million people tuning into Irish airwaves daily, it’s fair to say radio has a huge reach with an Irish audience. […]

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