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Ocean FM TY Music - Grooveline

Ocean FM TY Music - Grooveline

Part of Ocean FM's TY Media Week in January of 2020 saw 15 students gain an insight into the world of national radio. Over the course of the week, they were shown how to conduct and edit an interview, effectively record audio, as well as scr...more

TY Media Week students tell Ocean FM listeners what TY means to them

TY Media Week students tell Ocean FM listeners what TY means to them

In January 2020, 15 students took part in a TY Media Week programme with Ocean FM.  In this segment, we're joined by Allison Doyle and Muriel Herzog to talk about what transition year means to students. A year, put in place to help stud...more

TY Media Week a huge success with Students and Stations

TY Media Week a huge success with Students and Stations

In September 2019, Learning Waves embarked on its TY Media Week Programme, a programme supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland under the Sound and Vision Funding Scheme.  The programme is funded under the Media Literacy theme of the Sound ...more

Learning Waves secures 3 year funding from Skillnet Ireland

Learning Waves secures 3 year funding from Skillnet Ireland

Learning Waves is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Skillnet Ireland which secures 3 year funding for the delivery of training and learning initiatives through Learning Waves Skillnet.  The contract sees a minimum amount of fun...more

We love listening to Radio in Ireland - JNLR figures released today

We love listening to Radio in Ireland - JNLR figures released today

The latest JNLR/Ipsos MRBI report into radio listening is published today (6th February 2020). It covers the 12-month period from January to December 2019. The latest results show 3.15 million listeners (15+) tune into radio every weekday – that ...more

Radio Days Ireland 2020 Schedule Announced

Radio Days Ireland 2020 Schedule Announced

Learning Waves and IBI are delighted to announce the schedule for Radio Days Ireland 2020.  The two day conference will take place on the 20th and 21st February 2020 in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin.  The event will build on the 2018 conference whi...more

Skillnet Ireland named Best Agency Support to Business

Skillnet Ireland named Best Agency Support to Business

We are delighted to announce that Skillnet Ireland has been named ‘Best Agency Support to Business’ in the InBusiness Recognition Awards 2019. Commenting on the award win, Paul Healy, Chief Executive of Skillnet Ireland said : “2019 w...more

From Broadcast Bootcamp to BBC Radio 1

From Broadcast Bootcamp to BBC Radio 1

Jessica Maciel’s journey since the Learning Waves Broadcast Bootcamp in June 2015 has been extraordinary, one which sees her present on BBC Radio 1 over the Christmas period. It all began for Jessica in June 2015 when she applied for the Broadcas...more

New Commission must recognise that RTE is not the only provider of Public Service Broadcasting

New Commission must recognise that RTE is not the only provider of Public Service Broadcasting

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI), the organisation representing Ireland’s 34 independent radio stations, has cautiously welcomed the planned establishment of a Commission on the Future Funding of Irish Public Service Broadcasting, but s...more

How Can We Save The Planet From Fast Fashion?: TY Students Investigate

How Can We Save The Planet From Fast Fashion?: TY Students Investigate

Until the 1990s, most major fashion labels produced two main collections a year. In an attempt to compete for market share and capture fashion trends as quickly as possible, most fashion retailers like H&M, New Look, Topshop etc now offer up to 50 col...more