The 2017 IMRO radio awards (formerly known as the PPI radio awards) will take place on Friday October 6th at a gala dinner in the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny. The awards are now in their 17th year of existence and play host to the top names in Irish radio.
I first became aware of Billy McCarthy when I became Press Officer for the Progressive Democrats in 1999. The PDs were very active in the Waterford locality and it wasn’t long before I was dealing with his morning show on a regular basis. As someone who was new to communications, I was instantly struck by
The 2016 PPI Radio Awards shortlist has been announced today, the self-proclaimed highlight of the radio industry year, honouring the best in Irish radio. 34 stations will be hoping to take home Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in each category, with two shows from the same station competing against each other for the top prize
JNLR July 2016 – Who gained and who lost listeners?
The Joint National Listenership Research results for the second quarter of 2016 were released yesterday, with some interesting results. We take a look at who is gaining listeners and who is losing them in the world of Irish radio. Radio itself was a huge winner, with the latest results showing daily radio listening is at
Liveline and its listeners continually make the news uncovering controversies and scandals. Just last week they exposed a couple scamming innocent renters in Dublin city. The show is broadcast Monday to Friday, between 1:45pm and 3pm. Here is a quick look at the team that that helps bring us the show. Joe Duffy This man
Morning radio serves many purposes in life. Some people use it be be gently woken, some for the latest news and some to get their brain in gear for the day that lies ahead. As a tribute to all those who get us thinking in the morning, here is a look at some of Ireland’s
“All changed, changed utterly…” A mixed-bag of media moves over the past few days- we’ve seen radio producers on the run from one show to another, journalists switching Sundays, changes to columns and supplements and an RTE director making a move. Check out all the changes below and be sure to amend your media lists.