It was announced today that Ivan Yates will take over Newstalk’s drivetime show.
The presenter will take over from Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney who currently host the show.
Ivan left Newstalk in July 2016 but returned in April of this year with a weekend show, Yates on Sunday.
The 57-year-old will take up his new role on September 4th.
“Ivan Yates is one of Ireland’s foremost commentators and has a long history with the station. His brand of straight talking, opinion led commentary will provide an engaging forum for listeners.
“This is an exciting time for the business as we continue to develop a brand of opinion led content,” Patricia Monahan, Managing Editor of Newstalk said.
The future roles of Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney are now unclear, with Monahan adding: “We are currently in discussions with both Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney about alternative roles within the Communicorp Group.”