Ryan is back. Hector is back. Colm is back. Daytime is back in full swing on 2fm along with 2fm's acclaimed night-time music schedule. RTÉ 2fm are also carrying full coverage of Electric Picnic 2011 on radio and web (audio and video), with dozens of live acts being recorded. See full schedule
HectorMonday to Friday, 7 to 9 am
Get ready to start the day Hector style. Live from the RTÉ Galway studios, the indefatigable Hector Ó hEochagáin hosts RTÉ 2fm's breakfast show, Monday to Friday from 7-9am. Bringing his own brand of Navan wit, charm and madness to 2fm, the show features the best in music, competitions, traffic, weather, sport, and entertainment. The twitter account is @hectoron2fm and the almost 20,000 listeners are part of Hector's every expanding 2fm Facebook family.
The Colm Hayes Show Monday to Friday, 11 to 1pm
“Its what we want to talk about, it’s what you want talk about, it’s what we want you to talk about’…Listeners join Colm Hayes weekdays at 11am for whatever issue they feel needs airtime, from snoring partners to beauty tips, and serious topics too
Evenings on 2fm
Showcasing the latest indie rock, pop and electro, mixed with classics from the Grunge and Brit Pop era, nighttimes on 2fm are for all serious music lovers. Nighttime on 2fm kicks off with Dave Fanning Monday to Thursday from 7. The fastest talking DJ in Ireland will also bring the best music interviews, news and reviews with his Saturday afternoon show. Jenny Huston will continue her special broadcasts from all the key music events and festivals, while Dan Hegarty is back with an eclectic mix of music; alt rock, hip-hop, electro, metal and reggae. The show (which Dan dubs 'The Alternative To Sleep!') will also broadcast live sets from artists as diverse as Queens Of The Stone Age, Marianne Faithful and God Is An Astronaut.
Weekends on 2fm
No weekend is the same on 2fm with Baz & Lucy returning to kick-start Saturdays & Sundays at 7am. Expect three hours of celebrity gossip, featuring the best tunes, plenty of laughter and good old fashioned craic.
Ballbusters with Andrew O'Connor & Fiona Looney navigate through a weekend world of sport and music with an alternative look at sport.
Weekenders with Ruth Scott & Paddy McKenna returns with more quizzes, satirical sporting features, special guests and music. Saturdays, of course, wouldn't be the same without the fastest talking DJ in Ireland, Dave Fanning, who will continue to open our ears to new music and bands.
Ireland's Biggest Jukebox with John Clarke brings listeners the greatest hits of all time every Sunday morning and continues to successfully grow the audience.