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Christmas FM launches across the country for 15th year

You know the Christmas season has officially started when Christmas FM appears on your radio set. The festive station launched at midday today and will play non-stop Christmas music for the 15th year in a row. The main FM radio frequencies for Christmas FM are...

Publication date: 28.11.2022

Today FM gives away €111k to one Cash Machine winner

Today FM has announced it has given away what it claims to be Ireland’s biggest-ever radio cash prize during the latest Cash Register competition round. One listener, Siobhan Elliott, took a call from Barry Dunne on Friday afternoon who went on to win €111,11.11...

Publication date: 25.11.2022

RTÉ 2FM supports Stand Up Awareness Week with BeLonG To Youth Services

RTÉ 2FM is to run a station-wide campaign alongside BeLonG To Youth Services in support of Stand Up Awareness Week. Running from November 14th-18th, RTÉ 2FM will have interviews and stories from services users of BeLonG To Youth Services, a national organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) young people in Ireland...

Publication date: 14.11.2022

Bauer to buy Cork’s RedFM subject to regulatory approval

Bauer Media Audio Ireland has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cork’s RedFM subject to regulatory approval. If the deal is approved, Bauer says it is committed to ensuring that Red FM continues to grow and develop, providing investment and innovation to create an even better listener experience for the people of Cork, and allowing Red FM to continue providing the music, entertainment and great local news and information that listeners value...

Publication date: 10.11.2022

Christmas FM launches new search for the next big festive tune

Christmas FM is on the hunt for the next big Christmas tune to become the winner of The Ryanair Gift Card Christmas FM Song Contest 2022. The station is aiming to raise €1m+ over the next three years for Barnardos, Barretstown, Make-A-Wish Ireland and The Community Foundation for Ireland under new fundraising initiative called ‘The Magic of Christmas’...

Publication date: 07.11.2022

RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards shortlist announced

RTÉ has announced the shortlist for the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2022 with the awards evening planned for Thursday 17th November live on the radio. The awards will feature live performances from some of this year’s nominees, celebrating Irish folk music and artists, both established and emerging...

Publication date: 03.11.2022

Aviva Insurance Ireland to sponsor The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk

Aviva Insurance Ireland has partnered with Newstalk to become the sponsor of its mid-morning current affairs programme The Pat Kenny Show. The twelve-month deal was brokered by Core and Media Central and will see Aviva get a combination of show promos broadcast across the week, in-programme sponsor stings...

Publication date: 03.11.2022

Kildare’s Kfm gives 11 year old podcaster his own radio slot

Eleven-year-old Logan Kelly from Clane is to make his live radio presenting debut on Kildare’s Kfm this week. Logan will start a four-week stint on Thursday 3rd November within the K Drive show with Paul Power from 6.30pm to 7pm for 4 consecutive Thursdays. The fifth-class pupil of Scoil Phadraig Boys School started his own online station at the age of eight...

Publication date: 01.11.2022

Radio 1 and RTÉ RnaG confirm new five year GAA rights agreement

RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ RnaG have retained exclusive national live rights to GAA games in a renewed five-year agreement. RTÉ Sport will provide full coverage of 31 Championship games, Tailteann Cup final, 2 semi-finals and Joe McDonagh Cup final...

Publication date: 25.10.2022

Philip Boucher-Hayes to replace Damien O’Reilly on RTÉ Radio 1 Countrywide

Philip Boucher-Hayes is the new presenter of Countrywide on RTÉ Radio 1 as Damien O’Reilly leaves the station. Philip has been reporting on and presenting RTÉ Radio 1 programmes since the early 1990s. He is currently the presenter of the climate action series Hot Mess on RTÉ Radio 1 and is heard regularly as Claire Byrne’s replacement on the Today programme...

Publication date: 19.10.2022