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All 32 applications for BAI scheme granted cash

The BAI has given a total of €2.5m to 32 independent commercial radio stations across the country to share awareness and understanding of COVID-19. The special funding initiative was operated by the BAI under the BAI’s Sound & Vision 4 Scheme, following a request from the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, TD. Funding recommendations range from €40,000 to €95,000. Successful projects include: ...

Publication date: 03.06.2020

iRadio, Beat and Red FM unite for streamed concert

iRadio, Beat 102-103 and Cork’s Red FM are coming together to present a special streamed concert called Heroes Aid Live to raise funds for frontline workers while also offering company and entertainment to many listeners. The stations recently approached Heroes-Aid about the concert and the charity was delighted with this additional cross station radio support. The event will take place over the May Bank Holiday weekend – from 7pm to 9pm on Sunday May 3rd, audiences will enjoy a music set from a host of contemporary artists including Gavin James, Keywest, John Gibbons, True Tides, Stephanie Rainey, The 2 Johnnies and Moncrieff...

Publication date: 24.04.2020

Gabrielle Cummins marks International Women’s Day

Beat’s Gabrielle Cummins is marking International Women’s Day with a special article for RadioToday featuring ten women from the world of media and radio in Ireland. Gabrielle has personally interacted with each one and credits them with having made a positive impact on her and no doubt, many other females in the industry. She has deliberately compiled a list of women who do not currently work with her at Beat 102-103 because she points out that she has lots of talented female colleagues at the Broadcast Centre in Waterford so the list would have been too long!...

Publication date: 07.03.2020

Beat listeners wins Experience of a Lifetime

A listener to Beat has won the experience of a lifetime after entering a competition without knowing what the prize was. The radio station and City Square Shopping Centre Waterford decided to create a promotion for Leap Day where listeners were invited to take a “leap of faith” and register for the competition without knowing any more details. The only information provided by the radio station was that the winner would have to be available on February 29th, with passport at the ready and suitcase in tow for one memorable weekend...

Publication date: 02.03.2020

JNLR: 81% of the population listen to radio every day

The latest radio listening figures show 81% of the population are tuning in every day, which translates into weekday figures of 3.2 million listeners. More than half tune into their local or regional station and 43% listen to a national station. Among the younger, 15 to 34-year market, 71% listen daily. Gabrielle Cummins, Chairperson of the Choose Radio group says access to radio on smart devices is helping radio stay at the top of its game: “The growth in streaming services has revitalised radio advertising and reiterated its relevance to the listener. Access to radio is now...

Publication date: 06.02.2020

Beat launches new fleet with Road Trip 2020 Promotion

Beat has given away €1000 in its latest promotion where listeners had to take photos of the station’s new branded cars. Winner Kayleigh Walsh snapped the winning photo of the all-new Audi A1 Beat Fleet outside Kilkenny Castle midweek. The Road Trip 2020 promotion marked the arrival of the all-new Audi A1 Beat Fleet by travelling to listeners’ favourite locations in the South East. The Audi A1 brand has become synonymous with the Beat Fleet following a tie-up that is now in its ninth year...

Publication date: 28.01.2020

Beat 102 103 boss lined up for Radiodays Europe

Niall Power, Head of Station Sound at Beat 102-103, is heading to Lisbon to talk about radio at Radiodays Europe. He will join dozens of people from radio stations across Europe and around the world at the event at the end of March. Other speakers of interest from the UK include James Purnell, Director Radio & Education, BBC, Craig Bruce – International radio consultant from Australia and James Howard, Regional Senior Vice President, Programming & Program Director, 103.5 KISS-FM, iHeartMedia Chicago...

Publication date: 13.01.2020