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

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

This week in radio 26/8/2020

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

Here’s what happened

It emerged this week that apple bought Scout FM, a company turning podcasts into radio station like feeds. Apple are showing a lot of interest in radio lately having recently launched new stations.

Read the full story on Bloomberg

Flirt FM in Galway are hosting a 25 hour broadcast marathon on Monday to celebrate 25 years on air. Best of luck to everyone involved.

Read the story on Radio Today

And finally this week producer Helena O’Toole is leaving the Niall Boylan show on classic hits and is moving to produce Newstalk Breakfast. Aisling lynch is taking up Helena’s classic hits role. Best of luck to you both.

Aisling Lynch becomes senior producer at classic hits

Helena moving to Newstalk breakfast.

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

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📻