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Formal Friday for Frontline Heroes by Communicorp Media

Formal Friday for Frontline Heroes by Communicorp Media

Congratulations to all at Communicorp Media who have raised over €160,000(figure as of Monday 27th April 2020) as a result of their Formal Friday initiative launched by the stations on Friday 24th April 2020.  The initiative has far exceeded the...more

Learning Waves support for members through Covid 19

Learning Waves support for members through Covid 19

Learning Waves, the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector, has been supporting its members through Covid 19.  The network supports the sector in relation to learning and development needs and receives funding from Skillnet Ireland...more

Members stations win New York Media Awards

Members stations win New York Media Awards

Some good news admist the current challenges broadcasters in Ireland and across the world are facing as New York Radio Awards announced.  Learning Waves would like to congratulate its members who won awards, taking home Gold and Bronze Awards. Gol...more

96FM and C103 raise over €77k for Frontline Legends

96FM and C103 raise over €77k for Frontline Legends

Conngratulations to all at Corks 96FM and C103, who have raised over €77,000 for Corks Frontline Legends.  The one-day event took place on Good Friday between 0700 and 2300. Both brands encouraged listeners to make a one-off donation of €19...more

Kerry Sports Journalist wins McNamee Award.

Kerry Sports Journalist wins McNamee Award.

Radio Kerry’s Terrace Talk programme has won a prestigious McNamee award.  “Kerry’s Golden Years” was victorious in the Best GAA Related Radio Programme category. The citation reads “This programme celebrated the best...more

Highlights from Radio Days Ireland 2020

Highlights from Radio Days Ireland 2020

For those of you who are unfamiliar with this event, Radio Days Ireland is a two day conference packed with amazing guest speakers who are experts in their respective fields. Those attending enjoyed insights about the challenges that we face while working...more

President Michael D. Higgins shares a message of hope, positivity and resilience on Independent Radio Stations

President Michael D. Higgins shares a message of hope, positivity and resilience on Independent Radio Stations

Hear the full address from President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins here....more

President Michael D. Higgins to share message of hope, positivity and resilience on Independent Radio Stations

President Michael D. Higgins to share message of hope, positivity and resilience on Independent Radio Stations

Today, Thursday, April 2nd at 12 noon, Ireland’s independent radio stations will broadcast a special address to the people of Ireland from President Michael D. Higgins. The message will be broadcast simultaneously on the Independent Broadcasters ...more

Jamie Heaslip joins judging panel to select winners of iRadio's business 'iGrant' worth 30K

Jamie Heaslip joins judging panel to select winners of iRadio's business 'iGrant' worth 30K

Youth regional radio station, iRadio have just announced that former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Jamie Heaslip - a man who knows all about resilience both on and off the pitch,  has joined their judging panel to select winners of iRadio's ...more

Online training options available during Covid-19

Online training options available during Covid-19

Learning Waves Skillnet, in line with HSE and Skillnet Ireland guidelines, has cancelled all face-to-face training scheduled for the foreseable future. The radio sector is playing a critical role in keeping Ireland safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Radio...more