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Maxol to sponsor RTÉ 2FM’s weekday Traffic & Travel

RTÉ Media Sales has announced Maxol is the new sponsor of RTÉ 2FM’s weekday Traffic & Travel bulletins. Brokered by Mediaworks and Core Sponsorship, the 12-month sponsorship will feature 10 x Maxol sponsored credited stings per weekday. Stings will air in both morning and evening drive on 2FM Breakfast with Doireann and Eoghan and on both Jenny Greene on 2FM and Game On till 6:30pm. Tara Farrell, Radio & Audio Sponsorship Manager, RTÉ Media Sales commented:...

Publication date: 15.01.2020

Who’s speaking at Radiodays Europe 2020 in Lisbon?

The latest speakers have been announced for Radiodays Europe 2020 and include people from the BBC, Global, and independent radio stations. They join James Purnell, Director Radio & Education, BBC who has already signed up for a leading session at the event in Lisbon this March. Some of the speakers announced so far include: George Mullen – Audience Research manager, Radio 4 & BBC Sounds Podcasts; Chris Stevens – Chris Country; Mukul Devichand – Executive Editor of Voice & AI at the BBC; Siobhan McMenemy – Audience Research Manager, Youth Radio Networks at the BBC; George Mullen – Audience Research Manager, Radio 4 podcasts and BBC Sounds...

Publication date: 13.01.2020

Date and speakers announced for Radio Days Ireland

Radio Days Ireland is returning this year with dozens of speakers and hundreds of delegates expected over two days. The event, taking place at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin next month, is back after a break in 2019. The conference is a joint initiative by Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland and IBI, the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland...

Publication date: 13.01.2020

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

iRadio’s #CareThisChristmas team visit Crumlin Children’s Hospital

The iRadio team visited Crumlin Children’s Hospital recently to mark its #CareThisChristmas campaign with its annual Christmas Jumper Day in aid of CMRF Crumlin. On Thursday, the AO Show was joined by some of the people being helped by Crumlin, including the five-year-old Ruby who overcome a brain tumour when she was just two-years-old. Twelve-year-old Jake Newman, who is being treated for an autoimmune disease, had a chat with Aidan and Oonagh about his two big passions...

Publication date: 17.12.2019

Christmas FM announces winner of its song contest

Santa Claus by Galway based musician Niall Teague has been announced as the winner of the Hard Rock Cafe Christmas FM Song Contest for 2019. Now in its twelfth year, the song contest on the Christmas radio station attracts hundreds of entries each year – all vying to be crowned ‘Best Christmas Song’ by Christmas FM’s listeners. Originally from Belfast, Niall now lives in Galway with his family where he plays in some local groups. Speaking about the song ‘Santa Claus’ winner Niall Teague says: “...

Publication date: 12.12.2019

Communicorp’s Jessica Maciel gets show on BBC Radio 1

Communicorp presenter/producer Jessica Maciel is one of 35 people to be selected to host a radio show on BBC Radio 1 in the UK over the festive period. The station asked for demos from anyone with radio experience back in October, and received over a thousand applicants. Jessica, who joined the Communicorp Media in 2015 is set to cover Scott Mills’ weekday slot of 1-4PM from December 29th- 31st. Speaking about the news, Jessica Maciel said: “To be getting the opportunity to get behind a BBC Radio 1 mic feels like a dream and I can’t wait to have the craic with the team and listeners! I really can’t thank those within Communicorp who have helped and mentored me over the past few years. As a result I have been able to take this incredible step in my career.” ...

Publication date: 04.12.2019

McDonald’s to sponsor RTÉ 2FM’s Sound of Christmas 2019

Larry Gogan will officially launch The Sound of Christmas 2019 on Breakfast with Doireann and Eogan at 2FM this morning, sponsored by McDonald’s. Brokered by Core Sponsorship, the four-week Christmas music sponsorship will feature a variety of McDonald’s sponsored credited stings which will lead into every Christmas song. Right up to Christmas Eve McDonald’s will feature 468 stings across the entire 2FM Christmas music schedule. Tara Farrell, Radio & Audio Sponsorship Manager, RTÉ Media Sales commented: “It is a rare occasion we get to sign up the same sponsor twice in six months but 2019 has proven to be an exceptional sponsorship year for 2FM...

Publication date: 02.12.2019

Former 2FM presenter Phil Cawley joins Radio Nova

Phil Cawley has joined the weekend presenter lineup at Radio Nova. Phil has been a main presenter on Today FM since its launch in 1997, having previously been with 2fm and various local stations including Wicklow’s Easy 103. He will present Saturday afternoons on the station. Cawley said: “I love being on Nova! It’s like hanging out in my best friends house playing our favorite tracks! Without the Beer!!!” ...

Publication date: 01.12.2019

Christmas FM returns across the country for 2019 on FM

Annual fund-raising festive radio service Christmas FM is back on-air for 2019. The station, broadcasting from its usual space inside the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, launched at 1pm Thursday afternoon. The station has partnered with Barretstown for this year, as it aims to raise over €250,000, which will go directly towards Barretstown’s mission of rebuilding people’s lives through therapeutic programmes. The primary sponsors of the station are Coca Cola, Cadbury and An Post...

Publication date: 28.11.2019