This Week In Radio 20/3/20

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

The team behind Christmas FM returned to the air for Patrick‘s day. The station was designed to celebrate Irish culture and could be heard on the Christmas FM app.

Read the story on Radio Today

It would appear that the Classic Hits and Nova breakfast swap is going ahead. I heard a Promo for the new show on classic Hits during the week. Don’t have a link as there’s nothing much online so you’ll need to take my word for it.

No link but you can trust me😃

Finally a new report from NUI Galway show a lack of Irish language content on radio stations in Ireland. On average after Irish speaking stations are taken out the amount stands around 2% of total output.

Read the story on the Irish Times

And that is the summery for this weak. Come back to radio land next week for more radio news📻

This Week in Radio 19/12/2020

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

Many UK radio stations have been removed from Sky EPG listings in Ireland. This is due to the approaching end of the brexit transition period.

Read the full story on Radio Today

The power of radio was on full display this week when Corks C103 helped reunite a listener with cash they had lost. Well done to all involved.

Check out the details here

And finally we here at Radio Land want to wish all those in the radio industry a very happy Christmas. it’s been a crazy time in the world of late and those both on air and behind the scenes have been doing an amazing job of both informing and entertaining.

We will have more radio news for you on the 26th so if your looking for radio news after a crazy Christmas Day we will have you covered.

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And that is the summery for this weak. Come back to radio land next week for more radio news📻

This Week in Radio 28/11/2020

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

Christmas FM is on its way bringing Ireland the Magic of Christmas once again. Best of luck to all involved. If your reading this on the 28th then tune in at 12pm for the station launch.

Go to the station website

Are you looking for Santa to send a Christmas message to your kids or even yourself? Well you can now get customised messages from Santa or his elves .

they’re incredibly Christmassy! Kids love them! And Santa and his Elves love doing them in between making toys for all the boys and girls across the world

Ed Roche speaking to Radio Land

Click here to order

And finally RTE did it again and pulled off an amazing Toy Show. While not strictly radio it shows how the media can unite the nation. Well done to all involved. Positive events like this are a real booster for our collective moods so let’s keep up making just a bit of magic on radio and the telly.

Check out this beautiful toy show performance

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This Week in Radio 14/11/20

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

Graham Norton announced this week that he is stepping down from his show on BBC Radio 2. He joined the station back in 2010.

Read story on RTE

96fm in Cork have launched there Christmas stream for 2020. 96Mas plays non stop Christmas music and can be heard on all the usual digital platforms such as Tunein and The 96fm app.

Go to 96FM website

And finally we got a real positive story that shows kindness is still alive and well. Check out the post from Newstalk for yourself as i couldn’t tell the story as well as they do.

See post from

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This week in radio 05/09/2020

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed

Here’s what happened

A new breakfast show got underway on Newstalk Monday. Ciara Kelly joined Shane Coleman as part of the stations new weekday schedule.

Have a listen to some of this weeks highlights and why not subscribe to the podcast while your there

NCBI radio bingo launched this week raising funds for The National Council for the Blind of Ireland. The game is broadcast twice daily on sunshine 106.8FM. Tickets cost €5 per week.

Click hear for details on how to play

Christmas fm announced there 2020 charity partner this week. This year the station will be raising money for Alone.

Read the full announcement from Christmas fm hear

And that is the summery for this weak. Come back to radio land next week for more radio news📻