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Communicorp Acquires Eight UK Radio Stations

  • February 6th 2014
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International media holding company, Communicorp Group Limited, today announced the proposed acquisition of eight regional radio stations from Global Radio, in the UK.

Smooth East Midlands, Smooth North West, Smooth North East, Capital Scotland, Capital South Wales, Real Radio North Wales, Real Radio Yorkshire and Real XS, are set to become part of Communicorp’s international portfolio – subject to regulatory approvals. The sale is taking place under the supervision of the …

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Newstalk’s Dil Wickremasinghe receives Frederick Douglass Award

Newstalk presenter Dil Wickremasinghe has received the first ever Frederick Douglass Award as one of Lord Mayor Oisin Quinn’s Awards ‘for making a significant contribution to the life of Dublin and Dubliners’.

Dil gave a really inspiring and emotional speech in which she recounted some of the many difficulties she encountered in her younger years, before she came to Dublin, and then how, when she arrived in Ireland. ‘Dublin took her …

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Ronan Harris Appointed to Communicorp Board

  • January 28th 2014
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Communicorp is delighted to announce the appointment of Ronan Harris to its board, as a non-executive director, with immediate effect.

Ronan is Vice President of Large Customer Sales for Google EMEA and sits on the board of Google Ireland. Based at the Google’s Dublin EMEA headquarters, Ronan has focused on growing the advertising sales business for new and existing markets. He is also responsible for launching operations for Google Checkout and other emerging businesses.

Commenting on Ronan’s …

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98FM named ‘Music Station of the Year’

  • October 7th 2013
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98FM named ‘Music Station of the Year’ at the 2013 PPI Radio Awards

Dublin-based radio station 98FM has been named the ‘Music Station of the Year’ at the 2013 PPI Radio Awards. 98FM scooped the highest honour at the “Oscars of Irish Radio” in Kilkenny on Friday night.

98FM “Dublin’s Best Music Mix” has recently undergone a schedule change with the Ray Foley Show filling the breakfast slot and the ever popular …

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2013

  • October 7th 2013
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PPI RADIO AWARDS

The Irish Radio industry gathered at Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny this evening to celebrate the thirteenth annual PPI Radio Award ceremony. The PPIs is the premier annual event in the radio industry calendar, known as the ‘Oscars’ of Irish radio. The PPIs recognise excellence in all areas of Irish radio broadcasting including news, talk, sport, music and entertainment.
The evening started with the presentation of the coveted ‘The Outstanding Achievement …

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The Adrian Kennedy Show Moves to 98FM

  • September 3rd 2013
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New Mid-Morning Talk Show Starting in early 2014

02 September 2013:

98FM is delighted to confirm the signing of The Adrian Kennedy Show to the station. Presenters Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon will present the phone show, every weekday from 10:00 to 12:00pm, starting in early 2014.

The introduction of Adrian and Jeremy will add to 98FM’s strong line-up of presenters including Ray Foley and Dermot & Dave. The primetime, mid-morning slot will give Dubliners the opportunity to have their say on a range …

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