Eilis O'Hanlon: Radio just on the CV rather than deep in the blood
Ryan Tubridy is no newcomer so RTE should stop the charade, writes Eilis O'Hanlon
Published 13/09/2015 | 02:30
When Ray D'Arcy returned to RTE at the beginning of February from Today FM, his very first interview on the new show was with Gay Byrne.
Last week, when Ryan Tubridy also came back to Radio One, one of his first interviews was with Gaybo's fellow radio legend Terry Wogan.
The rationale in both cases was clumsily obvious, namely a hope that some of the magic rubbed off on the youngsters and that listeners would start subliminally associating them with the pantheon of greats.