Explainer: why the Two Johnnies may be right to leave RTÉ

With a successful podcast, the two Tipperary comedians can make more money and control more of their creative output outside of RTÉ than in the world of strict rules for legacy broadcasters.

The 2 Johnnies leave radioland and return to the world of podcasts.

In one sense it’s a surprise: Johnnies ‘B’ O’Brien and ‘Smack’ McMahon had the biggest audience on 2FM (151,000) during their afternoon show.