Newstalk's brand new lineup kicks off on September 12th
Newstalk's brand new schedule kicks off on Monday September 12th, bringing new presenters, and new perspectives to the airwaves.
The morning starts with Business Breakfast at 6.30am, as Business Editor Vincent Wall focuses on business stories from home and abroad, giving you the first bite at stories that will shape the agenda for the day.
With a new line up featuring renowned crime writer Paul Williams, TV3 broadcaster Colette Fitzpatrick, Newstalk Political Editor Shane Coleman and former Irish rugby international Alan Quinlan, the all new Newstalk Breakfast follows at 7am, starting your day off with a fast-paced serving of news and current affairs, and no shortage of opinion or talking points.
At 9am, Pat Kenny brings his experience and incisive analysis to the day's news and current affairs in a new, extended slot. From human interest interviews to live music, this sharp, intelligent and insightful show offers you something much more than the usual morning mix.
George Hook arrives at lunchtime with a new show High Noon, offering comment and opinion on the day's most important stories to keep you in the loop as you grab your lunch.
With a lively mix of off-beat topics, Sean Moncrieff starts at the new time of 2pm, bringing an intelligent and dynamic style to the airwaves, as well as the hugely popular ‘Movies & Booze’ segment every Friday.
From 4pm, Newstalk Drive puts the focus on the main stories of the day with Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney, former political correspondent with The Sunday Times. Debating the key issues to take you beyond the headlines, there will be plenty of sport, business and cultural talking points to make sure that you haven't missed a thing.
Off The Ball's award-winning team of sports nuts will join Chris and Sarah on a regular basis, before they take over at 7pm with in-depth discussion and expert analysis on what's happening from Stamford Bridge to Semple Stadium, and everything in between.
From Sunday to Thursday, Tom Dunne keeps you up past your bedtime with the best mix of music and culture in the evenings from 10pm. If you're talking about it, so is Tom. On Fridays, Splanc brings you up to date with the scéalta is déanaí trí mhéan na Gaeilge, from 9pm.