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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

Independent Radio Sector wins at Justice Media Awards

Independent Radio Sector wins at Justice Media Awards

The Independent Radio Sector scooped awards at the recently held Justice Media Awards.  The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 24th June 2021.  The awards recognise outstanding print and broadcast journalism that contributes to the public&rs...more

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