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Latest JNLR figures show record listening for Newstalk, Nova and Classic Hits

The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk, Radio 1's Morning Ireland, plus 2FM's breakfast (Doireann, Donncha, and Carl) and drive (The 2 Johnnies) are all celebrating an increase in audience in the latest JNLR results.

Publication date: 09.11.2023

Coimisiún na Meán approves €2.4m in additional funding for commercial radio

Coimisiún na Meán has approved funding of €2.4m for the independent commercial radio sector under the Sound & Vision 4 Broadcasting Funding Scheme.

Publication date: 07.11.2023

Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme launched for 2023

This year's Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme launched this week at Galway Bay FM with the ten students involved, Learning Waves and members of Coimisiún na Meán.

Publication date: 07.11.2023

Anton Savage gets extra weekend show on Newstalk

Anton Savage, who has been the host Saturday mornings on Newstalk since October 2021, now has an extra show on Sundays.

Publication date: 24.10.2023

Winners announced for IMRO Radio Awards 2023

Newstalk took home National Station of the Year, SPIN1038 won Music Station of the Year and Clare FM was awarded Local Station of the Year at the IMRO Radio Awards this year.

Publication date: 06.10.2023

Cork’s 96fm gets new on-air branding from TM Studios

TM Studios has created a brand-new set of jingles for Cork’s 96fm. The package includes themes for the station’s new breakfast show, Lorraine & Ross In The Morning.

Publication date: 04.10.2023

Stand-ins for Brendan O’Connor and Claire Byrne come and go - but who are these people?

Even though this was the week of the Ploughing Championships it started badly on Monday with Colm Ó Mongáin replacing Claire Byrne (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays, 10am). We listeners dislike change.

Publication date: 21.09.2023

Tributes paid to RTÉ RnaG presenter Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta broadcaster Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí has died at his home in Cois Cláidigh in Gaoth Dobhair, Co. Donegal on Tuesday at the age of 53.

Publication date: 19.09.2023

Christmas FM announces launch date and special competition

Christmas FM is searching for a very special little helper to visit the studio and officially turn on the radio station this year.

Publication date: 19.09.2023

2FM’s The 2 Johnnies to host new television series on RTÉ2

The 2 Johnnies will front a brand-new show this October in the form of The 2 Johnnies Late Night Lock In.

Publication date: 15.09.2023