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Irish People Love Radio - See what the survey said!

The latest JNLR/Ipsos MRBI report into radio listening published on 8th February 2018 shows that daily radio listening is at 83% of all adults. The report covers the 12-month period from January to December.  More than 3.1 million listeners (15+),...more

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Radio Days Ireland 2018 | More speakers announced

Learning Waves Skillnet and IBI are delighted to announce more speakers to add to their already impressive line-up.  RadioDays Ireland 2018 is shaping up to be one of the key media conferences in Ireland in 2018.  The conference is being support...more

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Ding Ding Ding! Second round of speakers announced for Radio Days Ireland 2018!

Earlier this month Learning Waves Skillnet & IBI announced the first round of speakers for the conference which will be taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten, Ian Dempsey...more

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Radio Days Ireland 2018 - Speakers Announced

Learning Waves Skillnet and IBI are delighted to start announcing speakers for Radio Days Ireland which will take place on 22nd and 23rd February 2018 in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin 1. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Nau...more

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Saved the date? Now secure it!

Instead of waiting for the New Year to be the productive ‘new you’ that you always promise yourself, why not start now and secure your place at Radio Days Ireland on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2018. This unique two day conference is brought...more

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Learning Waves secures Skillnet funding for 2018

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that they have secured funding for the design and delivery of training programmes for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland.  The funding announced today from Skillnets sees a 10%  in...more

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Video in the Struggle against Social Share

In a recent podcast produced by one of our trainers, Joanne Sweeney Burke of the Digital Training Institute, explores the concept of why Youtube is crushing Facebook when it comes to video. Joanne states how very diverse each platform is in comparison. &l...more

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Radio Days Ireland 2018 Save the Date

Learning Waves Skillnet & IBI are delighted to announce the dates for Radio Days Ireland 2018 | 22nd and 23rd February 2018.  The event will take place in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin and will once again be supported by the Broadcasting Authority o...more

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In an Era of Fake News Commercial Radio goes from Strength to Strength

The term ‘fake news’ has over-saturated our news feeds in the last year and has said to have had a somewhat detrimental effect on trustworthiness in the news and for media outlets. According to the Guardian “Fake news has acquired a cert...more

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20th Digital Journalism Conference takes place in the UK

According to, Gartner, a technology research company in America, there will be roughly 8.4 billion devices connected in the world in 2017, rising 31% since 2016. It is also estimated that by 2020 it will reach an all-time high of 20.4 billion. This is evi...more