Irish Radio Stations on Linux (2013)

This is updating an older article from October 2010. While Linux has come a long way since then for playing back various types of media (and new services such as tunein make it easier again), I still like to just play the radio from the command line.

The following are updating working aliases:

Irish Radio Stations on Linux


I’m a bit of a newstalk junky and like to have the radio on in the back ground. It’s quite painful jumping between websites and even more painful getting them all to work under Linux so I have some simple Bash aliases for VLC and RTE Radio 1, Today FM and Newstalk:

UPDATED 2011-02-07: 2FM added.