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Appointment of Michael Kelly as Chief Executive

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland has announced the appointment of Michael Kelly as Chief Executive. Michael Kelly’s career to date has included roles in senior management with a range of major national organisations. He was national spokesperson with ESB Group for several years, and Group Communications Manager with EirGrid Group in Ireland and Northern Ireland, […]

Imminent Threat to Vital News Services on Independent Radio

TD’s and Senators told it is not just RTÉ that needs urgent help   Politicians of all parties have been warned about the danger of complacency regarding the future of news and current affairs on independent radio and that many services regarded as essential for the maintenance of democracy are under immediate threat. The Independent […]

JNLR confirms Independent Radio is the voice of Ireland

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November 9th, 2023. Today’s JNLR radio listenership report, published by Ipsos MRBI, confirms that listenership to Independent Radio continues to grow. More than 3.3 million* Irish adults listen to radio on an average day, and 3.1 million* listen to independent radio daily. Irish audiences have grown to trust their local & regional radio station as […]

Ireland’s Radio Elite Shine at IMRO Radio Awards

Newstalk, National Station of the Year at the IMRO Radio Awards 2023 held at the Lyrath Estate Hotel. Photo by Andres Poveda.

The IMRO Radio Awards 2023 rolled out its red carpet to welcome the finest talents in Irish radio from across the island to the gala event at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. This year’s event was hosted by comedian and broadcaster Oliver Callan, and with IMRO at the helm as the headline sponsor, the […]

Radiocentre Ireland Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

  Radiocentre Ireland, the new initiative established by RTE and Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) to promote radio as a marketing medium, has announced the appointment of Ciaran Cunningham as Chief Executive. Mr Cunningham brings over 30 years of experience working in the agency sector to the new role.  Most recently he was CEO of […]