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SPIN hires DJ Joel Corry to kick off the weekend in the mix

DJ Joel Corry is joining SPIN to host a mix show every Friday night on SPIN 1038 and SPIN South West. The Head and Heart chart-topper will go in the mix exclusively every Friday night from 6 – 8pm starting this weekend. Nick Karkazis, Assistant Programming Director, SPIN Network commented: “Joel is one of the hottest DJ’s in the world right now...

Publication date: 01.12.2021

Date set for the return of Christmas FM on the radio in Ireland

Christmas FM will be switching on its transmitters, and therefore Christmas in Ireland at midday on Sunday 28th November 2021. The station wants to “Give the Gift of Childhood” this year by raising over €250,000 which will go directly to Barnardos. The presenters are volunteering their time once again this year as the station celebrates 14 years on-air and raising a total of €2.7 million for a range of charities...

Publication date: 25.11.2021

Lunchtime presenter Mairead Ronan to leave Today FM

Today FM lunchtime presenter Mairead Ronan has announced that she is stepping away from her radio show to spend more time with her young family. Sharing the news with her lunchtime listeners earlier this afternoon (Friday) Mairead said: “I have made an exciting but also a bittersweet decision I want to share. I’ve decided to step away from my lovely radio show...

Publication date: 12.11.2021

Sinéad Wylde has been appointed as Head of RTÉ lyric fm

Sinéad Wylde has been appointed as the new Head of RTÉ lyric fm. Sinéad has worked as producer in daytime programming and award-winning features production in RTÉ lyric fm since the station’s inception in 1999. Sinéad has extensive knowledge of RTÉ lyric fm’s schedule and was producer of Marty in the Morning with Marty Whelan, Lunchtime Choice with Liz Nolan, The Hamilton Scores with George Hamilton, Movies and Musicals with Aedín Gormley and Into the Evening with Eamonn Lawlor...

Publication date: 08.11.2021

Phil Cawley leaves Today FM’s weekend schedule

Long-serving Today FM presenter Phil Cawley has left the station after almost 25 years. He hosted his last show over the weekend, saying it was time to focus on other things in his life. Phil also works on South East Radio hosting Drive, following his daily show on Today FM coming to an end...

Publication date: 29.10.2021

Louise McSharry moves on from 2FM ready for next chapter

Radio presenter Louise McSharry has announced she is leaving RTÉ 2FM after eleven years on the air. In a post on social media, Louise thanked RTÉ for being part of the organisation, especially during her illness in 2014/2015 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The former iRadio breakfast presenter also thanked listener for their continued support and that the next chapter will be coming soon...

Publication date: 29.10.2021

The RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards return with live broadcast

The RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards are back and live from Vicar Street, Dublin and on RTÉ Radio 1 at 8.00pm on Tuesday 16th November. After a virtual awards event last year, RTÉ presenters, John Creedon and Ruth Smith will return to Dublin’s Vicar Street to present the awards ceremony in front of a live audience as RTÉ celebrates the very best in Irish folk music over the past year and pays tribute to Irish folk legends...

Publication date: 22.10.2021

Classic Hits Radio to air Kim Wilde 80s Show on weekdays

Kim Wilde’s 80s Show is heading to Ireland via Classic Hits Radio from October 25th 2021. The programme will air for one hour on weekdays, Monday to Thursday from 6pm and include live travel updates. Commenting on the show, Kim Wilde said: “For as long as I can remember, I have always loved music – singing, playing, writing, listening – and I have always loved radio too. I am thrilled to...

Publication date: 20.10.2021

RTÉ takes home two Golds at the New York Festivals

RTÉ has been honoured with two gold trophies, seven silver, four bronze awards, and 11 finalist certificates at the New York Festivals. Only four of the 40 awards taken by Irish stations went to independents – with Newstalk winning three for Social Issues (Letter from Midwinter), Human Rights (Do Not Disturb) and History (Angels of Mercy), and Today FM for the Lennon 40 Years On documentary...

Publication date: 13.10.2021

The big winners list for the IMRO Radio Awards 2021

Bauer’s radio stations in Ireland have won a total of 41 awards including 13 Gold across Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM and SPIN. The IMRO awards included Music Station of the Year for SPIN 1038, Current Affairs Programme for The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk and Entertainment Inserts for Gift Grub on Today FM’s Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show...

Publication date: 04.10.2021