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Media Central take Gold at Media Awards

Media Central take Gold at Media Awards

The Media Awards 2020 took place on Thursday October 22 at 4pm. The Awards were hosted by the well-known TV presenter and business journalist Richard Curran.  A total of 286 entries were received from a broad range of media agencies, media owners ...more

Skillnet Ireland welcomes increase in Government funding in Budget 2021 to help businesses recover from impact of Covid-19 pandemic

Skillnet Ireland welcomes increase in Government funding in Budget 2021 to help businesses recover from impact of Covid-19 pandemic

The agency has received total funding for 2021 of €41 million in today’s budget through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. Skillnet Ireland operates on a cost sharing basis with industry; the total...more

Minister Simon Harris launches “Skills Connect” to support workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19

Minister Simon Harris launches “Skills Connect” to support workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, yesterday launched Skillnet Ireland’s new initiative, Skills Connect, aimed at helping workers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to reskill&nb...more

26 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2020

26 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2020

The IMRO Radio Awards took place virtually on Friday 2nd October 2020, hosted by Dermot Whelan from Today FM, the event was streamed live across the country for first time in the awards history.  It was a night where the radio industry came together ...more

Learning Waves secures additional Skillnet Ireland Funding

Learning Waves secures additional Skillnet Ireland Funding

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that they have received additional funding from Skillnet Ireland under the recent call for proposals : Rebuilding Businesses and Supporting Impacted Workers.  The main premise on the call for proposals...more

Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 - One Year Later, with Emma Hill, Corks Red FM

Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 - One Year Later, with Emma Hill, Corks Red FM

From Mary Immaculate(MI) College in Limerick to the Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme 2019 (JGP), Emma Hill has seen her career in radio blossom. In college Emma gained a Bachelor of Arts with Media & Communications & French and she als...more

Radio Kerry’s Celebrate4Life has raised €133,500 for 4 Kerry Charities

Radio Kerry’s Celebrate4Life has raised €133,500 for 4 Kerry Charities

Radio Kerry ‘s Celebrate4Life, fundraising initiative on behalf of four Kerry charities - Kerry Hospice Foundation, Comfort for Chemo, Recovery Haven and the Kerry Cancer Support Group, has raised €133,500.  The charities involved say t...more

125 nominations for Learning Waves members at 2020 IMRO Awards

125 nominations for Learning Waves members at 2020 IMRO Awards

Learning Waves Skillnet members have been shortlisted for 125 awards at the upcoming IMRO radio awards.  The shortlist was announced yesterday and Newstalk top the list with 29 nominations.  This is followed by Today FM with 10, 98FM with 8 and ...more

Julie Smyth appointed as News and Sport Editor in WLR FM

Julie Smyth appointed as News and Sport Editor in WLR FM

Congratulations to Julie Smyth who has been appointed as News and Sports Editor for WLR FM.  The Tramore woman who began her career with the BBC has recently taken over the position with the award-winning station.  Julie will be responsible f...more

Learning Waves partners with London College of Music to deliver Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising

Learning Waves partners with London College of Music to deliver Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to partner again with GoCreate Academy to deliver the Diploma in Creative Radio Advertising which is accredited by the London College of Music.  The network delivered the programme in 2017 and the course has now b...more