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Corks 96FM Radiothon raises €385,566 for 5 Cancer Care Services in Cork

Corks 96FM Radiothon raises €385,566 for 5 Cancer Care Services in Cork

Radiothon 2020 did not happen due to #Covid19 but the team at Corks 96FM were back from 20th to 22nd May 2021 with their Giving for Living Radiothon which raised funds for the Mercy Hospital, Cork University Hospital, Marymount Hospice, Breakthrough Cance...more

WLR FM welcomes state of the art Outside Broadcast Unit

WLR FM welcomes state of the art Outside Broadcast Unit

WLR FM welcomed its brand new, state of the art Outside Broadcast Unit in 2020. Due to Covid19, the station was not in a position to show it off at events around the city and county since its arrival in May last year.  However the team at WLR FM are&...more

Independent radio sector played key role in battling misinformation and supporting public health campaign, says Taoiseach at Learning Waves AGM

Independent radio sector played key role in battling misinformation and supporting public health campaign, says Taoiseach at Learning Waves AGM

The key role that independent radio stations in Ireland played in supporting the public health campaign over the past year was praised on Friday last (30.04.2021) by Taoiseach Micheál Martin when he addressed the virtual AGM of the industry’s...more

Beat's streaming figures continue to impress for the first three months of 2021

Beat's streaming figures continue to impress for the first three months of 2021

More people than ever are opting to go digital when listening to Beat 102-103. The station has continued to experience significant and sustained growth between its two digital stream offerings in the first quarter of 2021. The total Listening Hours on ...more

Journalism Graduate Programme announced for Independent Radio Sector

Journalism Graduate Programme announced for Independent Radio Sector

Learning Waves & the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, has today launched an innovative student training and development programme.  Ten journalism graduates will have the opportunity to be placed in one of Ireland's Independent radio statio...more

Media Literacy Ireland calls on people to Be Media Smart & to Stop, Think, Check

Media Literacy Ireland calls on people to Be Media Smart & to Stop, Think, Check

Now, more than ever, it is critical that people use accurate and reliable information when making informed decisions – whether those decisions relate to health, politics, economics or any other aspect of their lives. Be Media Smart is an initiati...more

Learning Waves secures funding for Journalism Graduate Programme 2021

Learning Waves secures funding for Journalism Graduate Programme 2021

Learning Waves is delighted to announce that it has received funding for a Journalism Graduate Programme for 2021.  The funding has been secured from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland(BAI) and will be supported by funding from participating stati...more

Building Public Trust and Engagement in the Digital Age using the Power of Radio

Building Public Trust and Engagement in the Digital Age using the Power of Radio

On Friday 5th March Learning Waves Skillnet is teaming up with the Public Sector Marketing Institute for a 90-minute webinar.  The title of the webinar is Building Public Trust and Engagement in the Digital Age using the Power of Radio."  I...more

Media Central's Youth Stations join forces with the Shona Project and Life Style Sports to search for 8 Shine Heroes

Media Central's Youth Stations join forces with the Shona Project and Life Style Sports to search for 8 Shine Heroes

The Shona Project in partnership with Media Central’s youth stations are searching for eight SHINE HEROES whose unique and uplifting stories will be heard at SHINE Festival, an online event celebrating female empowerment. SHINE Festival is an emp...more

FM remains the dominant channel for Radio listening in Ireland

FM remains the dominant channel for Radio listening in Ireland

The latest JNLR report, Radio in a Digital World, February 2021, shows that Irish radio remains an FM affair despite the advent of multiple digital devices and apps now available in the market.  The report shows that the time spent listening through ...more