Classic Hits 4FM is an Adult contemporary music / Classic Hits driven format with music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s with a small amount of more recent music, a specialist programme featuring Irish music, and also two phone-in shows on weekdays from 1-3PM and 9PM-Midnight. Most presenters on the station have previously worked on local and national radio stations across Ireland.
Specialist Programmes on Classic Hits 4FM include: Classic Song Investigation (Solve The Clues, Guess The Year), Classic Love Songs and Club Classics and Guaranteed Irish which are broadcast across the week on the Radio Station.
The Director of the National Women's Council Susan McKay spoke out against an "uncouth and objectionable" interview Tom McGurk conducted with her on 4fm. The National Women's Council has since refrained from giving interviews to 4fm.
Mayor of Naas Darren Scully of Fine Gael apologised for comments he made on 4fm about the "aggressive attitude" of "black Africans" in November 2011. He later resigned. 4fm presenter Niall Boylan said afterwards that he thought Scully had committed "political suicide" on live radio.