The Small Hours

Today FM, a photo by Aoife B on Flickr. Taken during the Small Hours recording last week

Donal Dineen, Irish music, and whether radio really matters

Does radio really matter? Does it matter to you, to me, to him, to her, to bands, to venues and listeners and dancers and writers? Of course it does, you might say. But does it really? It wasn’t that long ago when the only way you could hear a new track was to tune in…

Two years

My radio show, Sweet Oblivion, has been broadcast on RTÉ 2XM for more than two years now (it goes out at 5pm on Thursdays), but up until recently the only way you could listen back to an old show was if I uploaded the show to That was fine and all – but I…


beginnings, a photo by Aoife B on Flickr.