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OpenFM has secured a temporary licence in the Dublin area from 13 June on 89.9FM for 30 days. The aim of OpenFM is to promote mental health, foster a greater understanding and sense of the LGBT Community and as a space for exploring existing and emerging issues, within the context of quality music and broadcasting.

THE Irish Examiner’s head of marketing, Mairead Maher, has been appointed as interim chief executive following the recent appointment of the newspaper’s chief executive, Tom Murphy, as interim chief executive of the Irish Examiner’s parent company, Thomas Crosbie Holdings.

Mindshare Dublin’s analysis of Ryan Tubridy’s performance as host of RTE’s Late, Late Show shows that the presenter has been a success in his first season by attracting a new younger audience.

There has been lots of speculation following Eamonn Keane’s shock resignation from NewsTalk. It’s rumoured that he is in contention for the late Gerry Ryan’s slot on RTE. At the weekend, the Sunday Times speculated about possible changes to the NewsTalk schedule following his departure, with George Hook switching to the breakfast show and current presenters Claire Byrne and Ivan Yates moving to lunchtime and drivetime respectively. reports that Dan O’Brien is joining the Irish Times as economics editor.

Irish News Blog aims to cover the interesting stories that don’t get coverage in the mainstream Irish media. reports that Q102 has signed a new ten-year contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI).

With the Time shifting to a paywall strategy, the Mail Online outlines why it will remain free.

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