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Learning Waves TY Webinars raises the profile of radio among TY students

Learning Waves TY Webinars raises the profile of radio among TY students

In September of 2020, a seed was sown at a Learning Waves board meeting, a seed that would germinate, pollinate and grow across the country.  The seed was planted by the News Editor from Galway Bay FM, Bernadette Prendergast and with support from the...more

Skillnet Ireland named ‘Best Agency Support to Business’ at the InBusiness Recognition Awards 2020

Skillnet Ireland named ‘Best Agency Support to Business’ at the InBusiness Recognition Awards 2020

Skillnet Ireland was announced as the winner of the ‘Best Agency Support to Business’ award at the 2020 InBusiness Recognition awards held on Friday 29th January 2021.  This marks the third consecutive year in which Skillnet Ireland has b...more

BAI announces funding to connect music professionals with audiences through radio and TV.

BAI announces funding to connect music professionals with audiences through radio and TV.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI)  announced on Wednesday 27th January 2021,  the launch of a new open funding round under its Sound & Vision 4 Scheme. Funding of up to €5.5m is being made available in round 38 of the scheme. ...more

Beat's digital listening explodes in 2020

Beat's digital listening explodes in 2020

Beat listeners swapped their stereos for smart speakers in 2020 as disrupted routines and a series of innovative digital-awareness campaigns influenced radio consumption. The total listening hours on Beat’s digital streams were up 62% year on year, ...more

Learning Waves Skillnet launches 2021 training calendar

Learning Waves Skillnet launches 2021 training calendar

Learning Waves Skillnet, has today, launched it's training calendar to kick start 2021.  The training network is currently working with all member organisations to review training needs for 2021.  As this is taking place the network will kic...more

Radio : The Trusted Medium during Covid 19

Radio : The Trusted Medium during Covid 19

With 3.2 million people listening daily, radio remains the dominant audio player in Ireland during Covid 19. More people in Ireland are listening to radio than this time last year.  The latest Joint National Listenership Results have been released an...more

Learning Waves members shortlisted for Mental Health Media Awards 2020

Learning Waves members shortlisted for Mental Health Media Awards 2020

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that a number of its members have been shortlisted for the Mental Health Media Awards 2020.  The awards recognise excellence in media coverage of mental health issues, celebrating those whose work brin...more

Learning Waves launches Introduction to Radio Webinars for TY Students

Learning Waves launches Introduction to Radio Webinars for TY Students

Learning Waves, has today, launched a series of webinars which will provide an Introduction to Radio for TY Students.  In the academic year of 2019/2020, Learning Waves, through funding from the BAI Sound and Vision Scheme ran the very successful TY ...more

Media Literacy Ireland 2020 Conference details announced : Webinar 1: MIL without Borders

Media Literacy Ireland 2020 Conference details announced : Webinar 1: MIL without Borders

Media Literacy Ireland has announced details of its 2020 conference which due to Covid 19 will take place online.  Rather than run the conference over a full day, Media Literacy Ireland will host a series of webinars  each Monday during the mont...more

Communicating Virtually with Impact - Some tips from Ger Lally

Communicating Virtually with Impact - Some tips from Ger Lally

Learning Waves Skillnet recently facilitated a one-hour workshop with Ger Lally from Ger Lally and Associates on ‘Communicating Virtually with Impact’.  Lally started the session by highlighting the main concerns around communication, ...more