Turning the Tables with Valerie Waters, RTÉ Nationwide

In this final episode in this second series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with Valerie Waters, reporter with RTÉ’s Nationwide. One of a team of reporters dotted around the country, Valerie takes us behind the scenes on the show that celebrates 30 years in 2023, and talks about the items featured and […]

Turning the Tables with Elayne Devlin, RTÉ Radio One Drivetime

In the penultimate episode of the second series of the Turning the Tables media podcast, Don Delaney pulls up a virtual chair with Elayne Devlin, the series producer on RTÉ Radio One’s Drivetime presented by Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra. Elayne gives us the inside story on the show, how it is put together […]

Turning the Tables with Aoife Finneran, The Irish Sun

Aoife Finneran, Content Editor with The Irish Sun, is Don Delaney’s guest this week on the Turning the Tables media podcast. In this episode, Aoife gives us the inside scoop on the recent re-organisation of The Irish Sun newsroom. She also reveals that what does well in print does not always do well online, and […]

Turning the Tables with Daniel Cahill, Today FM’s The Last Word

In this episode of the Turning the Tables media podcast, Don Delaney chats with Daniel Cahill, assistant producer on Today FM’s The Last Word, presented by Matt Cooper. Daniel takes us behind-the-scenes on the show, goes through the different topics featured, and gives us his take on how best to capture the interest of producers […]

Turning the Tables with Sinead Ryan, Virgin Media’s Ireland AM

In this second episode of the second series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with Sinead Ryan, forward planning producer on Virgin Media’s ever-popular Ireland AM. Sinead takes us behind-the-scenes to find out what makes the show tick and gives us some insights into how the programme works with charities. (Recorded December 2020) […]

Turning the Tables with Paul Cullen, Health Editor, Irish Times

In this first episode of the second series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney gets up close and personal – virtually, of course – with Paul Cullen, Health Editor at the Irish Times. Paul gives his thoughts on the state of the Irish health service and how he shoulders the responsibility that comes with reporting […]

Turning the Tables with Janet Frawley, RTÉ Today Show

In the final episode of the first series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney quizzes the Executive Producer of the RTÉ Today Show, Janet Frawley. Janet tells of her early years in the media in Ireland and the UK, and offers her thoughts on what makes the Today Show tick – a show she describes […]

Turning the Tables with Ger Scully, Tullamore Tribune

In episode five of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with one of Ireland’s long-serving newspaper editors, Ger Scully, editor of the Tullamore Tribune. More than 40,000 readers eagerly pore over the Tullamore and Midland Tribunes to find out the latest local news each week. In existence since 1881, Ger reveals the secret to […]

Turning the Tables with Eric Moylan, Newstalk

In this fourth episode of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with Newstalk Senior Editor, Eric Moylan, who oversees its programme output from 6am to 12 midday. Eric reveals how the presenters influence the content of the Breakfast Show and he also explains why it’s important to have some lighter moments on the programme. […]

Turning the Tables with Will Faulkner, Midlands 103

This third episode of Turning the Tables sees Don Delaney catch up with Will Faulkner, host of Midlands Today on Midlands 103, and Group Programme Director with Tindle Radio. Will reflects on how local radio in Ireland has evolved in recent years and shares with us the challenges facing the sector and what the future […]