21 Learning Waves Members Take Gold at IMRO Radio Awards 2017

The Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, played host to the 2017 IMRO Radio Awards on Friday 6th October. Over 600 radio professionals from across the country were in attendence, recieving the utmost recognition for their hard work put in all year round. We are proud to say that 21 of our members managed to take home gold at the awards:  


General Music Programme - The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty - 98FM.

Specialist Music Programme – The Paul McLoone Show - Today FM. .

Breakfast Programme – PJ and Jim in the Morning - Classic Hits FM.

Music Special – Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann – Clare FM.

New Irish Music - Music Talent Programme – ALT Guerilla Sessions – SPIN South West.

News Programme – The National Lunchtime News – Today FM.

Current Affairs Programme – Newstalk Drive – President Trump – Newstalk.

Sports Programme – Off the Ball Weekday – Newstalk.

Music Documentary – 1977 – Cathal Funge for Today FM.

Short Fetaure – The Pat Kenny Show: A History of Scandal in the Catholic Church –


Specialist Speech Programme – Living with Locked-In Syndrome – Newstalk.

Interactive Speech Programme – The Neil Prendeville Show: Breaking the Silence – RED


Community / Social Action – Cork’s 96FM: Giving for Living Radiothon – Cork’s 96FM.

On-Air Competitions / Promotions – The Chosen One on Cork’s Red FM – Red FM.

Station Imaging – 98FM.

Entertainment Inserts – Gift Grub – Today FM.

Music Broadcaster – Dara Quilty - 98FM.

Radio DJ – Steve K – SPIN 1038.

News Broadcaster – Sarah McInerney – Newstalk.

Sports Broadcaster – Ger Gilroy – Newstalk.


Well done to all involved! 




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