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Newstalk continues to be Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station delivering opinion led talk whilst rapidly affirming its position as a successful multi-media brand.

Andrea Gilligan is first up on weekday mornings with “Breakfast Briefing” starting at 6am. Vincent Wall presents “Breakfast Business” from 6.30am.

“Newstalk Breakfast” is a fast-paced daily news and current affairs talk show, presented by Shane Coleman and Kieran Cuddihy.

Pat Kenny brings his experienced broadcasting style and analysis to the day’s news and current affairs on “The Pat Kenny Show” at 9am.

Ciara Kelly goes behind the day’s headlines and talking points while taking calls from listeners on “Lunchtime Live” from 12-2pm.

Sean Moncrieff presents “Moncrieff” from 2-4pm. He talks all things from politics to parenting and throws in some Friday Movies & Booze for good measure.

The daytime schedule finishes with Ivan Yates and his unique style of straight-talking to this opinion-led show “The Hard Shoulder” from 4-7pm.

The weekend schedule sees a host of new shows including “Newstalk Breakfast” presented by Susan Keogh from 8am.

“The Home Show” with Sinead Ryan covers all areas of the home at 9am on Saturdays.

Sundays see Clare McKenna look at everything ‘health’ related on “Alive and Kicking” from 9-10am.