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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

Two new team appointments at Beat 102 103 Breakfast

Beat 102 103 has appointed Waterford natives Michelle Heffernan and Aoife Cusack to join the team full time this month to work on Beat Breakfast. Michelle Heffernan takes on the role of Beat Breakfast producer, while Aoife Cusack will work as Solutions Assistant and Broadcasting Digital Producer...

Publication date: 27.09.2021

25 IBI radio stations join forces for Irish Music Month

A major initiative to promote Irish artists and bands will take place across 25 independent radio stations this October. Irish Music Month has been announced by Hot Press and is supported by the IBI and the BAI under its Sound & Vision scheme. Other supporters of the project include XL Retail group, MCD Concerts, IMRO and RAAP...

Publication date: 13.09.2021

Radio remains very healthy says latest JNLR report

The JNLR Radio and the Irish Audio Market report, compiled by Ipsos/MRBI, shows radio is in a healthy position in 2021 with 3,171,000 listeners tuning in on a daily basis. 79% of Irish people tune into live radio everyday compared to 25% who stream music and 5% who listen to podcasts daily, accoring to the report. Smart phone ownership has risen from 82% in 2018 to 86% this year making it easier to access audio anytime and anywere...

Publication date: 07.09.2021

Vinny and Aoibhin host their first WLR Big Breakfast Blaa

Vinny Bradley and Aoibhin Fallon go back a long way. It’s easy to tell they’re completely relaxed in each other’s company as they dissect their first morning on air together on WLR’s all new Big Breakfast Blaa. Vinny, originally from County Wexford but living in Waterford City for almost two decades, is well used to the early starts having moved from sister station Beat, where he was an integral part of Beat Breakfast for 15 years...

Publication date: 31.08.2021

98FM hires radio presenter Suzanne Kane for mid-mornings

Former Classic Hits 4FM and FM104 presenter Suzanne Kane is joining 98FM as its new mid-morning show host. Suzanne Kane on 98FM promises 90s and noughties dance and RnB anthems and content from comedy and parenting to the best places to eat in Dublin. Listeners can also expect regular features on health, wellbeing and what to watch or stream tonight...

Publication date: 29.08.2021

Radio presenter Kilian Pettit to leave Cork’s RedFM

Kilian Pettit is set to leave Cork’s RedFM after six years with the station. In that time he was promoted to the role of music director in March 2020, and nominated for a number of awards. Kilian tells RadioToday: “Being on air is a thrill but also a great responsibility, especially during these last eighteen months. “Radio is a lifeline for so many, and I’m very proud to have been a friendly voice on the airwaves throughout these turbulent times.”...

Publication date: 28.08.2021

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