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25 IBI Radio Stations and Hot Press join forces for Irish Music Month in October

25 IBI Radio Stations and Hot Press join forces for Irish Music Month in October

A new initiative, Irish Music Month, has been announced by Hot Press and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI). It will run throughout the month of October.  This initiative will promote Irish artists and bands is supported by XL Retail group...more

Free Radio course for graduates in Kerry

Free Radio course for graduates in Kerry

Are you a Leaving Cert student wondering what to do next, a media graduate who wants hands on experience or perhaps you are thinking of a career change. Radio Kerry and Kerry College are currently recruiting for an 8 week introduction to Radio Broadcas...more

79% of Irish people tune into live Radio daily.

79% of Irish people tune into live Radio daily.

The latest research, 'Radio and the Irish Audio Market', conducted by IPSOS MRBI on behalf of the Radio Industry has found that 79% of Irish people tune into live radio everyday compared to 25% who stream music and 5% who listen to podcasts d...more

Vinny and Aoibhin are the new hosts of WLR's Big Breakfast Blaa

Vinny and Aoibhin are the new hosts of WLR's Big Breakfast Blaa

Vinny Bradley and Aoibhin Fallon go back a long way. It's easy to tell they're completely relaxed in each other's company as they dissect their first morning on air together on WLR's all new Big Breakfast Blaa. Vinny, originally from Count...more

Learning Waves partners with Headline to deliver training for Journalists covering Burnout, Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

Learning Waves partners with Headline to deliver training for Journalists covering Burnout, Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

Learning Waves is delighted to partner with Headline to deliver a series of workshops supporting the mental health of journalists and other media professionals. The first of its kind in Ireland, this training will focus on the practical and effective mana...more

Radio Matters: Sponsorships in the aftermath of Covid 19.

Radio Matters: Sponsorships in the aftermath of Covid 19.

This blog is based on the Learning Waves Radio Matters Lunchtime series with Jill Downey, Managing Director at Core Sponsorship Practice in conversation with Peter McPartlin, former chief executive of Today FM and chair of the IMRO judging category. ...more

Beat 102 103 launches new Breakfast Show

Beat 102 103 launches new Breakfast Show

Beat 102-103 has launched a new breakfast programme on Monday 23rd August 2021 with Niall Power and Shonagh Lyons.  The change comes after Vincent Bradley, known on-air as Vinny, finished up last Friday after fifteen years with the show. In that time...more

Skillnet Ireland reports a record level of companies participating in workforce upskilling

Skillnet Ireland reports a record level of companies participating in workforce upskilling

Skillnet Ireland launched its 2020 annual report, on 14th July 2021 reporting an 18% increase in supports to Irish businesses across 2020 and an investment of €51 million in upskilling programmes for companies across the economy. In a ch...more

Learning Waves launches 360 Broadcast Bootcamp Course for 2021

Learning Waves launches 360 Broadcast Bootcamp Course for 2021

Learning Waves Skillnet, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland, is delighted to launch its 360 Broadcast Bootcamp course for 2021.  The course is designed to give graduates and those seeking employment in the indust...more

Transition Year students to participate in media training initiative with the Independent Radio Sector

Transition Year students to participate in media training initiative with the Independent Radio Sector

Transition Year Students from across the country will have an opportunity to create their own radio content through a week long programme in a radio station as part of an innovative media training initiative launched by Learning Waves & the Broadcasti...more