Cork’s RedFM has been nominated for three national radio awards

Cork’s RedFM has been nominated for three national radio awards

The Neil Prendeville Show has been nominated in the Interactive Speech Programme category, Ray Foley in the Music and Entertainment presenter category and RedFM’s Sports Editor Ruairi O’Hagan has been nominated as Sports Broadcaster Of The Year

The Awards celebrate its 21st birthday in style with the biggest number of entries for over five years.

Cork’s RedFM is the current IMRO music station of the year and has won multiple awards in news, sports and programming since its’ inception

The awards will take place virtually on Friday October 1st

Speaking about the shortlist and 21 st birthday year, Chair of the IMRO Radio Awards committee Chris Doyle said “I’m delighted that with the support of our title sponsor IMRO we have been able to host the awards again in 2021.  The amazing number of entries shows how important the IMRO Radio Awards are to the industry.  With uncertainty around physical events, the awards will be virtual again this year, but it promises to be an excellent show as always.”

E leanor McEvoy, Chair of sponsors IMRO said “ “On behalf of IMRO, I would like to say how delighted we are to sponsor the most important annual event in the Irish broadcasting calendar, the IMRO Radio Awards.

Over the last 18 months more than ever before, we have seen first-hand just how vital a role radio plays in our day to day lives; radio informed us, kept us connected to one another and entertained us, but is was also particularly important for those of us who work in the music industry, helping to break new acts and providing much needed royalties for songwriters, composers publishers and artists.

We would like to congratulate those of you who made the shortlist and we would like to wish you all the very best on the night for the 2021 IMRO Radio Awards”.

Celene Craig, Deputy Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland  commented “The annual IMRO Awards continues to showcase the breadth of talent and creativity in Ireland’s radio sector. Radio continues to play a crucial role in keeping audiences informed and entertained, especially in these challenging times, and the prestigious IMRO Awards recognises the dedication of station personnel in the production of high quality and diverse radio content. The BAI is delighted to be continuing its sponsorship of the Awards this year and would like to congratulate all the nominees and wish them all well on the Awards night.”


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