Archives

WINNERS - 2015

A: Music Programming Awards

1: General Music Programme


Dermot & Dave
» Today FM

The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty
» 98FM

The Gerry Kelly Show
» BBC Radio Ulster

2: Specialist Music Programme


American Country Show with Stephen Keogh
» kfm

Great Moments in Classical Music
» RTÉ lyric fm

Songs in the Key of Life with Nadine O'Regan
» 105.2 TXFM

3: Breakfast Programme


The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show
» Today FM

The KC Show
» Red FM

The Ray Foley Show
» 98FM

4: Music Special/Music Event


ALT
» Spin South West

Jim - Jim Meets U2
» FM104

The Digital Groove ADE Special
» RTÉ Pulse

5: New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme


The Listening Post - Blood Harmonies
» 105.2 TXFM

98FM's Totally Irish
» 98FM

ALT
» Spin South West

B: News and Sports Programming Awards

1: News Story


To Catch a Paedophile - The Neil Prendeville Show
» Red FM

Tuam Babies - Drivetime reports by Philip Boucher-Hayes
» RTÉ Radio 1

Cloudy with a Chance of Rainbows - Today FM News
» Today FM

2: News Bulletin


98FM News
» 98FM

Downtown & Cool FM News Team
» Downtown/Cool FM

Newstalk News Bulletin
» Newstalk 106- 108

3: News Programme


This Week
» RTÉ Radio 1

Ireland Decides 2015
» Newstalk 106-108

The Hunt for the Hebdo Killers - Evening Extra
» BBC Radio Ulster

4: Current Affairs Programme


Cork Today
» C103

South East Radio's Morning Mix with Alan Corcoran
» South East Radio

The Pat Kenny Show
» Newstalk 106- 108

5: Sports Story


Goodbye King Henry
» Today FM

Reputation on the Ropes - The Story of Andy Lee's World Title Dream
» Limerick's Live 95FM

No King but The Kingdom Reigns
» Radio Kerry

6: Sports Programme


Off the Ball
» Newstalk 106-108

Stories in Sound - A Diamond in the Rough
» BBC Radio Ulster

The Last Word with Matt Cooper - Martin & Roy : The first joint interview
» Today FM

C: Speech Programming Awards

1: Documentary


Documentary On One - Con Carey and the Twelve Apostles
» RTÉ Radio 1

Vice Girl or Victim?
» BBC Radio Ulster

Documentary On One - Small Lives, Great Reputations
» RTÉ Radio 1

2: Music Documentary


From Dancehall Days to Boogie Nights
» RTÉ Radio 1

Whelan's at 25
» RT&Eacute Radio 1

From Tipperary to Salonika: Ireland and the Music of the Great War - The lyric Feature
» RTÉ lyric fm

3: Short Feature


The Four Elements: Water - Futureproof
» Newstalk 106-108

Thought for the Day - Prisons Week
» BBC Radio Ulster

Henry McKean on Moncrieff
» Newstalk 106-108

4: Magazine Programme


The John Toal Show
» BBC Radio Ulster

Time of our Lives
» BBC Radio Ulster

Sunday with Miriam
» RTÉ Radio 1

5: Drama


Left Behind
» Shannonside Northern Sound

Coma
» Newstalk 106-108

Drama On One - Charolais by Noni Stapleton
» RTÉ Radio 1

6: Specialist Speech Programme


Phoenix from the Ashes - The Rise and Restoration of St. Mel's Cathedral, Longford
» Shannonside Northern Sound

Let's Investigate - Electricity
» RTÉjr Radio

Futureproof: A Flick of the Wrist
» Newstalk 106-108

7: Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge


Muidne agus na Manannaigh
» BBC Radio Ulster

Breandán Ó Beacháin - File Fiáin Fearúil
» Newstalk 106-108

Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Tommy Marren Show
» Midwest Radio

8: Interactive Speech Programme


The Niall Boylan Show
» Classic Hits 4FM

The Tommy Marren Show on Midwest Radio
» Midwest Radio

The Neil Prendeville Show - "Sticks and Stones" -Autism Abuse Scandal
» Red FM

9: Comedy Programme


The Blame Game
» BBC Radio Ulster

The Anton Savage Show - Cat Laughs Comedy Special
» Today FM

Soft FM
» Galway Bay FM

D: General Awards

1: Community/Social Action


Galway Bay FM Radiothon - Making a Difference
» Galway Bay FM

BBC Radio Foyle's Gambling Campaign
» BBC Radio Foyle

A Murray Christmas 2- The John Murray Show
» RTÉ Radio 1

2: On-Air Competition/Promotion


The Drop
» Spin 103.8

Dublin's Q102's Crack The Code
» Dublin's Q102

The Driver
» Beat 102-103

3: Station Imaging


FM104
» FM104

98FM
» 98FM

Radio Kerry
» Radio Kerry

4: Entertainment Inserts


Gift Grub - The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show
» Today FM

Molly's Moments - Molly in the Morning
» Galway Bay FM

Dermot & Dave
» Today FM

5: Innovation


The Feed
» RTÉ Radio 1 Extra

Futureproof - Chasing the Eclipse
» Newstalk 106-108

Dermot & Dave - It's OKay to Boast
» Today FM

E: People Awards

1: Music Presenter of the Year


Dara Quilty
» 98FM

Dermot Whelan
» Today FM

Liz Nolan
» RTÉ lyric fm

2: Radio DJ


Steve K
» Spin 103.8

Steve Haze
» Cork's 96fm

Kelly-Anne Byrne
» 105.2 TXFM

3: Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year


Stephen McCauley
» BBC Radio Foyle

John Toal
» BBC Radio Ulster

Colm O'Sullivan
» Today FM

4: News Broadcaster of the Year


Richard Crowley
» RTÉ Radio 1

Jonathan Healy
» Newstalk 106-108

Will Faulkner
» Midlands 103

5: News Reporter of the Year


Jordan Moates
» Downtown Radio

Philip Boucher-Hayes
» RTÉ Radio 1

Kieran Cuddihy
» Newstalk 106-108

6: Sports Broadcaster of the Year


Joe Molloy
» Newstalk 106-108

Ger Gilroy
» Newstalk 106-108

Weeshie Fogarty
» Radio Kerry

7: Speech Broadcaster of the year


Damien O'Reilly
» RTÉ Radio 1

John Cooke
» clare fm

Eibhlín Ní Chonghaile
» RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

8: Newcomer Award


Luke O'Faolain
» Beat 102-103

Derrick Lynch
» clare fm

Peter Collins
» Spin South West

9: Best Live Sound- Music


Hall Of Fame

The admirable inductees this year are

The late Gerry Ryan » 2fm

Ronan O'Rahilly » Radio Caroline fame

Candy Devine » Downtown Radio

Seán Bán Breathnach » RnG.

F: Station Of The Year

1: Local Station Of The Year


BBC Radio Foyle
» BBC Radio Foyle

Highland Radio
» Highland Radio

LMFM
» LMFM

2: Music Station Of The Year


FM104
» FM104

98FM
» 98FM

Red FM
» Red FM

3: Full Service Station Of The Year


RTÉ Radio 1
» RTÉ Radio 1

BBC Radio Ulster
» BBC Radio Ulster

Newstalk 106-108
» Newstalk 106-108

SHORTLIST - 2015

A: Music Programming Awards

1: General Music Programme

Dave Mac's Drive  » Red FM

The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene  » RTÉ 2fm


2: Specialist Music Programme

Classic Song Investigation  » Classic Hits 4FM

Country Time  » RTÉ Radio 1

The Roadhouse Café - The Fans Remember Slane  » Midlands 103


3: Breakfast Programme

FM104's Strawberry Alarm Clock with Jim-Jim and Nobby  » FM104

Fully Charged  » Spin 103.8

Pete Snodden in the Morning  » Downtown/Cool FM


4: Music Special/Music Event

98FM's Naked Breakfast  » 98FM

Ireland's Experience: Songs for a lost generation  » RTÉ Radio 1


5: New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme

The Lyric Concert - Limerick City of Culture 2015: Linen & Lace  » RTÉ lyric fm

The Open Mic with Ruairí Carroll - Luan Parle  » FM104


B: News and Sports Programming Awards

1: News Story

Donegal Republic - Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Goodbye Saint Fionán, Hello Darth Vader  » Radio Kerry

Ireland gets its first openly gay cabinet minister - Sunday with Miriam & others  » RTÉ Radio 1


2: News Bulletin

BBC Radio Ulster Bulletins - BBC News & Current Affairs  » BBC Radio Ulster

Red FM News Bulletins  » Red FM


3: News Programme

The National Lunchtime News - The Day the Music Died  » Today FM

The Wider View - The sound of silence  » Northern Sound


4: Current Affairs Programme

Kerry Today - Dancing with the Law  » Radio Kerry

Morning Focus  » clare fm


5: Sports Story

A Cup on the Bus  » clare fm

The Night the Lights went out - Game On 2fm  » RTÉ 2fm


6: Sports Programme

Off the Ball Live  » Newstalk 106-108

Red FM's Big Red Bench  » Red FM


C: Speech Programming Awards

1: Documentary

Mad about Danoli  » KCLR96FM

Stories in Sound: Culchie and Proud  » BBC Radio Ulster


2: Music Documentary

Generational Resistance : Granny's Intentions and the Birth of the Irish Beat Scene - The lyric Feature  » RTÉ lyric fm

When Bono met Tony - The Tony Fenton Show  » Today FM


3: Short Feature

The British who fought and died in the 1916 Easter Rising - Morning Ireland  » RTÉ Radio 1

The Business - Shop Assistants on the Christmas Frontline  » Liam Geraghty for RTÉ Radio 1

Scenes from the First World War - World War One on RTÉ  » RT&Eacute Radio 1


4: Magazine Programme

Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Talkabout  » Radio Kerry


5: Drama

"A Handful of Stars"  » South East Radio

Lusitania - Beneath the Surface  » Radio Kerry


6: Specialist Speech Programme

Following Wexford's Blue Whale to London  » South East Radio

Life Matters - Prayer  » Colette Kinsella for RTÉ Radio 1

The Foodie  » BBC Radio Ulster


7: Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge

Mar Dhea  » WLRFM

Samlaigh  » Red FM


8: Interactive Speech Programme

Opinion Line - Daniel's Story  » Cork's 96fm

Talkback - Richard Dawkins and Down's Syndrome  » BBC Radio Ulster


9: Comedy Programme


D: General Awards

1: Community/Social Action

Live 95FM's 95 Stop Tour  » Limerick's Live 95FM

Shave or Dye 2015  » Today FM


2: On-Air Competition/Promotion

98FM's Money For Nothing  » 98FM

The Ray Foley Show - 98FM's €5000 free money morning  » 98FM


3: Station Imaging

Beat 102-103

Red FM


4: Entertainment Inserts

Happy Days  » RTÉjr Radio

The Zoo Crew  » Spin 103.8


5: Innovation

98FM's Castle of Terror  » 98FM

Dublin's Q102's Crack the Code  » Dublin's Q102


E: People Awards

1: Music Presenter of the Year

Martin Guilfoyle  » Spin South West

Niall Power  » Beat 102-103

Rick O'Shea  » RTÉ 2fm


2: Radio DJ

Becki Miller  » Spin 103.8

John Creedon  » RTÉ Radio 1

Luke O'Faolain  » Beat 102-103


3: Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year

Darren Rice  » Beat 102-103

Sinéad Ní Mhórdha  » Radio Nova


4: News Broadcaster of the Year

Aideen Finnegan  » 98FM

Gavin Jennings  » RTÉ Radio 1


5: News Reporter of the Year

Cian McCormack  » RTÉ Radio 1

Shona Murray  » Newstalk 106-108


6: Sports Broadcaster of the Year

Colm Parkinson  » Newstalk 106-108

Jacqui Hurley  » RTÉ Radio 1


7: Speech Broadcaster of the year

Matt Cooper  » Today FM

Sean Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Sean O'Rourke  » RTÉ Radio 1


8: Newcomer Award

Dáithí Ó Muirí  » BBC Radio Ulster

Louise Cantillon  » Spin South West

Máire-Bríd Ní Chualáin  » Raidió na Gaeltachta


9: Best Live Sound- Music


Hall Of Fame

The admirable inductees this year are

The late Gerry Ryan » 2fm

Ronan O'Rahilly » Radio Caroline fame

Candy Devine » Downtown Radio

Seán Bán Breathnach » RnG.

F: Station Of The Year

1: Local Station Of The Year


2: Music Station Of The Year


3: Full Service Station Of The Year


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