Ireland has loads of awesome radio stations and you can check them out using this page. take some time to explore.
Rte is Ireland’s national broadcaster and is owned by the state. The broadcaster is funded by the TV licence fee as well as advertising on some services.
RTE also have a few other stations that you can listen to using the RTE Radio Player app
Wireless group is an independent radio group who operate a few of Ireland’s local radio stations.
Some of the wireless group stations also offer online only services in there apps so you can check those out as well if you wish.
Now owned by German company Bauer, Communicorp have two national independent station’s as well as a few regional offerings.
Communicorp also operate the Goloud app which has a few stations of its own based on specific music genres.
Bay Broadcasting is a smaller group but they run some great stations based around music genres such as classic hits and rock.
According to the BAI Media ownership website Bay Broadcasting don’t own all of Classic Hits or Sunshine but let’s not confuse things here.
Other independent stations
There are loads of other stations providing great services right across Ireland. Here’s a nice long list of them.
All these stations broadcast to different areas of the country providing local news and local programming. Because they are in local communities they also offer great advertising opportunities for local brands.
Where are these stations based?
If you want a cool map of where different stations in Ireland broadcast you can click here
Are there other stations?
Ireland has lots of radio stations so the above list isn’t exhaustive. If you want to explore internet or community stations you can Explore here for a more extensive list. In that list you’ll find local community stations, student stations and what are known as Community of interest stations which are stations with a set purpose such as religious stations.
Now go wild
Go and explore and see what stations you like. You can always bookmark this page and come back any time you feel like enjoying a bit of radio📻