The team behind The Last Word


This week Media HQ are shining a spotlight on one of Ireland’s most popular current affairs and news radio programmes.

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Irish radio brings you key 1916 coverage this Easter


This year’s 1916 commemorations will enjoy prominence on national Irish radio. RTE have unveiled a content and events programme which promises extensive digital content for greater accessibility. There will also be a greater focus on Irish language and young people’s programming.

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Radio jobs available – thank us later


Starting to feel the New Year pinch? Think it’s time to settle into a new role? Never fear, the job fairy is here. Here’s three jobs available in radio at the moment. 1. Radio Presenter- Babylon radio Babylon Radio are looking for a new voice for their radio station. This would be an excellent opportunity […]

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Communicator of the week: Joseph Hoban


Here at we like to recognise not only those who excel in the PR field, but also those making waves in the communications game. We’re giving a hat tip this week to RTE’s Joseph Hoban.   No stranger to the communications game, Joseph has vast levels of experience. Joseph was an acting communicatons manager […]

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4 things to watch out for in tonight’s #GE16 4-way

11.02.16 is buzzing with excitement for tonight’s leaders debate on TV3, the first live debate for #ge16.   Co-produced by Newstalk and TV3, the debate will be broadcast on television and radio from 9pm tonight. Here are four things to watch out for when the party leaders take to the podium. 1.Candidates are not the […]

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Who moved the dial? Newstalk v RTE


With the JNLR reports finally out, we have gone radio mad over here at We’re looking at who moved the dial in the newest report, Newstalk or RTE?   RTE seem to have been dominant in the ring this year with listenership figures up almost across the board. Radio 1’s figures saw an increase […]

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The top 3 journalism podcasts


Podcasts have gained a lot of popularity recently and here at, we love a good one.   So in the spirit of all things Podcast, here’s our top three journalism ones. 1. This podcast hence the name, is recorded across the water in the UK. It’s uploaded weekly and it’s programmes are consistently […]

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6 home-grown Irish podcasts worth hearing


An Irishman Abroad An Irishman Abroad is that perfect intersection of comedy done well, and great timing. Irishman Jarlath Regan has interviewed famous Irish personalities, such as IT Crowd favourite Chris O’Dowd and Bridgit Christie, and can now boast well over one million listeners a week. Weekly General Meeting Weekly General Meeting is the culmination of […]

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3 reasons why Vloggers have power in PR


If you thought bloggers had influence, you are in for a treat, please make way for the rise of the vlogger. For those of you who may not have heard of a ‘vlog’, it is essentially a video blog. Video sharing sites such as Youtube have given people an opportunity to express themselves through vlogging. […]

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