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Beat 102 103 launch new breakfast show

Beat 102 103 is launching a new breakfast line-up with Niall Power and Shonagh Lyons today (August 23rd). The change comes after Vincent Bradley, known on-air as Vinny, finished up last Friday after fifteen years with the show. In that time, Beat Breakfast was shortlisted twice at the IMRO Radio Awards in the ‘Breakfast Programme’ category...

Publication date: 22.08.2021

Cool Workout spin-off radio station launched by Cool FM

Cool FM is launching an online radio service for anyone taking part in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon. “Cool Workout” will be running in conjunction with the event and is the first spinoff station to be launched by Cool FM in its 30-year history. David Tighe, Managing Director of Bauer Media/Cool FM said: “Our pop-up station brings a new dimension to our partnership with Belfast City Marathon, offering the soundtrack to a healthy training regime...

Publication date: 19.08.2021

Fergal D’Arcy marks 40 years of live music at Slane Castle

Today FM’s Fergal D’Arcy will host a special live broadcast from Slane Castle to mark the 40-year anniversary of live music at the venue. On this day 40 years ago, Thin Lizzy, supported by U2, took to the stage to headline the first-ever concert at Slane Castle. Spanning four decades with Lord Henry Mount Charles (and later his son Alex) at the helm, Slane Castle has welcomed some of the world’s biggest rock stars including...

Publication date: 16.08.2021

Radio Nova asks for opinions on bringing back live events

Radio Nova has launched audience research on the return of live music, entertainment and gigs, and the continuing Covid safety concerns. The station is promoting the survey across its schedule, via its social channels and via direct email to registered users of its Nova Listener Club. The survey asks people their attitudes on issues such as restricting access to vaccinated people only, when they may...

Publication date: 31.07.2021

Second Captains Saturday returns to RTÉ Radio 1

Second Captains Saturday returns to RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday with a diverse line-up of guests. The show welcomes interviewees from different walks of life to explain how sport has impacted them, good and bad. They’ll hear of touching, funny, and embarrassing sporting experiences before the show’s main feature ‘This Sporting Life’ bestows that most prestigious of titles – The Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson...

Publication date: 14.07.2021

Jeremy Dixon joins Classic Hits to produce Breakfast

Former 98FM presenter Jeremy Dixon is joining Ireland's Classic Hits as producer of the Colm and Lucy Breakfast Show. Jeremy previously spent seven years as host of the current affairs show ‘Dublin Talks’ on 98FM, and 17 years prior to that with FM104 on ‘The Phone Show’. Following two IMRO Awards and over 24 years of radio experience, this will be Dixon’s first venture into radio production...

Publication date: 08.07.2021

Today FM rebrands with new jingles from Wisebuddah

There’s a new sound on Today FM this week as the Bauer service introduces a new jingle package. It includes a new four-note sonic logo plus information beds, and reflects the music played by the station. Alongside the new Wisebuddah package the station is broadcasting branding resources from across the family of Wisebuddah music companies; with imaging tools from IMGR Hot AC and library music from No Sheet Music...

Publication date: 02.07.2021

Ian Dempsey personally delivers brand new car to listener

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show gave away a brand-new car worth €29,000 to one lucky listener and Ian delivered the car personally after his show on Today FM. Parents of three, Kevin Bolton and his wife from Dublin received the prize, a Renault Zoe E-tech 100% Electric, at their house after an on-air competition came to an end. Over a two-week period, thousands of people around Ireland entered to win the brand-new electric car. A total...

Publication date: 28.06.2021

SPIN stations are launching a Love Island radio show

SPIN are launching a weekly Love Island show with previous contestant Anton Danyluk as the resident expert. The station’s entertainment reporter Tara Walsh will host the show alongside SPIN Hits presenter Marty Guilfoyle. The new series was announced today on both SPIN1038 and SPIN South West’s local breakfast shows, Fully Charged. It will discuss this year’s season of Love Island, creating content for use on...

Publication date: 28.06.2021

Promotions planned for Beat 102-103’s 18th birthday

Beat 102-103 is celebrating its 18th birthday with two huge radio promotions. The South East regional broadcaster will be whisking two friends off to the White Isle in ‘Ibiza Uncovered’ before giving away €1,800 in cash in what will be the culmination of its ‘Birthday Bucks’ promotion. The station launched at 1.02 pm on July 1st 2003 and was the first regional radio station in the country...

Publication date: 23.06.2021