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Not to be confused with RTÉ 2fm.
Broadcast area National - Ireland
Frequency DAB Radio: Mux 1
Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 944
Saorview: Channel 206
First air date 30 May 2007
(Officially launched 1 December 2008)
Format Music
Owner Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)
Sister stations RTÉ 2fm
Webcast WMA, Real
Website www.rte.ie/2xm

RTÉ 2XM is a digital radio station of the Irish public-service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). RTÉ 2XM, focusing more on alternative and indie music, is a sister station to RTÉ 2fm.


Initially RTÉ placed the station on the digital terrestrial television trial service in late October 2007. Along with five other new digital stations, RTÉ 2XM was launched on 1 December 2008.[1] The station plays a broad range of music from rock, indie, metal, electronica, alternative and nu metal and also selection of live music with a particular focus on music content from festivals across Europe. It was the first RTÉ digital radio station to have carried live content, with music from the Oxegen festival during July 2007 and the Electric Picnic and PlanetLove Summer Session festivals during September 2007. This continued in 2008 with the PlanetLove Winter Session in February. The station is available on Saorview Ireland's free to air DTT service.

RTÉ 2XM WebTV[edit]

2XM WebTV debuted online during the RTÉ coverage of the Oxegen 2008 music festival on weekend of 11–14 July 2008[2]


Current Shows[edit]

  • RTÉ 2XM...Just Music Over Night
  • The Alternative with Dan Hegarty
  • RTÉ 2XM Share
  • Two States with Danny Carroll and Sean Conroy
  • The Ruby Sessions with Tara Harrison
  • RTÉ 2XM... Where Music Matters
  • In Colour Darren Cleary
  • Red Bull Music Academy Radio
  • The C Word with Paula Flynn
  • The JK Experience
  • Robotniks Random Rampage hosted by Chris Morrin
  • The XClusive with Gabby Sanderson
  • Needs More CowBell Presented by Cian MCarthy and Laura Gaynor
  • 2XM Collective with Carl Mullan
  • New Noise with Niamh Hegarty
  • ABC to XTC with John Connolly
  • Click Clack with Dudley Colley
  • The London Ear
  • King Kong Radio
  • C60
  • The Selector
  • Radio Clash with John Kelly
  • Sweet Oblivion with Aoife Barry
  • Black Beats with Annabelle Brossard
  • Pimp my iPod with Michael Mee
  • Digital Ents Diary with Louise and Caoimhseach
  • XtrAlive
  • Through The Looking Glass
  • Passport Approved with Sat Bisla
  • Needle Hits the Groove with Ann-Marie Duffin and Níall Carver
  • Plastic Attack with DJ Laz-e
  • The Loving Room Floor


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