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    TXFM Having picked up an IMRO Independent Radio Award for supporting Irish music running a brilliant U2 competition that saw one lucky listener win a trip to Vancouver and announcing an exclusive DJ appearance on the station by Gaz Coombes of Supergrass the JNLR numbers for the station arrived in to round out a stellar week TXFM s weekly audience has grown from 43 000 to 45 000 and the daily reach has grown by 10 to April 28 2015 TXFM honoured by IMRO Radio for Supporting Irish Music After just a year on air TXFM has won the prestigious IMRO Independent Radio Award in recognition of its continued commitment to supporting Irish music and Irish music creators This is a major accolade for the new station given the competitive music market it operates within against national regional and local stations The award is presented by the Irish Music Rights Organisation IMRO to the radio station which features the largest number of Irish music creators in its programming output April 16 2015 Sandstorm returns with extended 10K Course It s back and tougher than ever After the huge success of last year s event SPIN 1038 is delighted to bring back SANDSTORM a one of a kind endurance race that will test your limits The unique race organised by Spin 1038 takes place on May 9th at Dollymount Strand and is open to anyone who dares to enter Last September Spin 1038 launched the unique event initially as a 5km obstacle course through sand The race the first of its April 16 2015 98FM s Best of Dublin Awards 2015 98FM Announces Costcutter as Official Sponsor of its Best of Dublin Awards 2015 Thursday 16th April 2015 Dublin s 98FM today announced Costcutter as the sponsor of its Best of

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  • News | Communicorp - Page 7
    the huge success of last year s event SPIN 1038 is delighted to bring back SANDSTORM a one of a kind endurance race that will test your limits The unique race organised by Spin 1038 takes place on May 9th at Dollymount Strand and is open to anyone who dares to enter Last September Spin 1038 launched the unique event initially as a 5km obstacle course through sand The race the first of its April 16 2015 98FM s Best of Dublin Awards 2015 98FM Announces Costcutter as Official Sponsor of its Best of Dublin Awards 2015 Thursday 16th April 2015 Dublin s 98FM today announced Costcutter as the sponsor of its Best of Dublin Awards 2015 Owned by the Barry Group who also operate franchises Carry Out and Quik Pick Costcutter has been named the official commercial sponsor of the awards over a two month campaign The awards now in their second year celebrate all that s best about our capital city Listeners will get the April 16 2015 Newstalk s Pat Kenny Show launches Eason Book Club Book of the Month will be reviewed by panel including Mary O Rourke and Brian Kennedy Newstalk has launched the Eason Book Club in association with The Pat Kenny Show a monthly book club segment which aims to get Newstalk listeners reading and engaging with great books Each book will be reviewed by a panel made up of former Fianna Fáil TD and author Mary O Rourke singer songwriter Brian Kennedy and Rory Cowan star of Mrs Brown s Boys On the April 14 2015 Damon Albarn goes down the rabbit hole with Anton Damon Albarn Blur Gorillaz spoke exclusively to Anton Savage live on Today FM this morning in his only Irish interview The award winning singer songwriter and multi

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  • Today FM | Communicorp - Page 7
    dyed by one hairdresser over 24 hours The record commenced on the show yesterday at 11 30am and 24 hours later a phenomenal 62 heads had been dyed by Damien Bennett senior colourist in Peter February 3 2012 Today FM Reasons to be Cheerful PRESS RELEASE Thursday 2 February 2012 REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL http vimeo com 36095409 Today FM is celebrating considerable wins as Joint National Listenership Report figures for the period January 2011 to December 2011 were released today Today FM continues to be the most listened to independent radio station in the country with 879 000 tuning in every week The report shows significant increases in Today FM s Share Reach and Listened Yesterday figures since the last survey in October 2011 UP 0 4 Market February 1 2012 The Ray D Arcy Show Bobble in a Bottle PRESS RELEASE 30th January 2012 THE RAY D ARCY SHOW Bobble in a Bottle When The Ray D Arcy Show team returned to the studio after Christmas they decided to kick start a project where they d launch some bottles into the ocean and see where they d end up This was inspired by the story of Rosemary Hill

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  • Communicorp - Page 9
    2 sees the return of a radio legend to the Irish airwaves Kerryman Donal Dineen is best known as the presenter of ground breaking music programmes such as No Disco Here Comes The Night and Small Hours shows through which he introduced listeners to artists like David Gray Jape Kila Aphex Twin Katie Kim and many many more We look forward to hearing what musical treats he has in store when he takes to the airwaves March 13 2015 98FM get s brought to life by Laura To celebrate 98FM s new campaign Made of Dublin 98FM called on listeners to CREATE 98 by finding or creating 98FM in their everyday Dublin surroundings for a chance to win 5000 The competition which ran through the month of February was driven by a strong digital campaign and supported with OOH across the city The iconic campaign demonstrates that 98FM is immersed in all things Dublin so much so that it is actually in the fabric of the city Marketing March 13 2015 Nobody knew how to live life so brilliantly On Thursday 12th March 2015 Today FM Dj and broadcasting legend Tony Fenton lost his battle with cancer Over the following days Today FM staff and friends remembered Tony in the way he would have wanted with stories of joy and laughter National Lunchtime News Tribute Speaking on the National Lunchtime News which was broadcast shortly after the news broke Ian Dempsey Mario Rosenstock and CEO Peter McPartlin paid tribute to their much loved colleague and friend Tony Fenton who March 12 2015 Farewell Tony Today FM and the world of radio and entertainment has lost one of its brightest lights Tony Fenton For over 30 years Tony lit up the airwaves and was one of Ireland s most admired and

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  • News | Communicorp - Page 8
    Fenton For over 30 years Tony lit up the airwaves and was one of Ireland s most admired and respected radio hosts unmatched in his knowledge of and passion for music Tony inspired his colleagues and listeners with his positivity and his velvety smooth voice was one of the most recognisable on air Tony joined Today FM in the afternoons in August 2004 starting off March 10 2015 Usher to perform Maniac 2000 at Upcoming gig To coincide with Usher s 3 Arena gig on the 20th March Spin 1038 spoke to the singer in an exclusive interview with Fully Charged presenters Tracy Clifford and Ryan Phillips The interview progressed to discuss the upcoming show with Ryan and Tracy suggesting that Usher should perform Maniac 2000 by Mark McCabe to woo the Irish crowds Maniac 2000 hit headlines last week as it celebrated 15 years since its release and reclaimed the top spot on the iTunes charts March 10 2015 98FM sets off Fiver Frenzy Have you got the 5k Fiver Check your wallet This morning on 98FM Dublin Talks presenters Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon announced that they have released a fiver worth 5000 onto the streets of Dublin Last Friday the DJ s took to the streets of Dublin with 2000 worth of fivers and handed them all out to surprised passers by Shoppers workers and even homeless people were given the fivers but had no idea why This morning the show revealed March 4 2015 You made that song what it was High Flying Birds frontman Noel Gallagher joined Today FM s Dermot Dave live in studio earlier today and for anyone thinking the former Oasis guitarist had mellowed he hasn t Noel spoke to Dermot Dave about his mother Madonna and morons Chatting to the lads

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  • Communicorp - Page 10
    GAA analyst 11th February 2015 Newstalk 106 108 fm today announced that DJ Carey legendary Kilkenny Hurler will join the Off the Ball team DJ has signed an exclusive deal as a GAA analyst and will contribute to the station throughout the GAA season as well as participate in many of the station s outside broadcasts Regarded as one of the greatest hurlers the game has ever seen DJ made his senior debut for Kilkenny February 10 2015 Introducing The 98FM Pitchsider Transporting Fans from the Sofa to the Sideline 98FM in partnership with Leinster Rugby are giving fans the chance to win a money can t buy seat by the sideline The luxury four seater structure is the first in Ireland and aims to bring a unique experience to rugby fans and along with the chance to be a pitch side reporter Featuring heated racing style leather seats The 98FM Pitchsider is well equipped with speakers so fans can hear the running commentary throughout the game Tablets are provided to fans to follow the February 5 2015 ANT ON the up The latest Joint National Listenership Report JNLR released today for the period January 14 to December 14 has seen Today FM grow its weekly audience to almost 900 000 listeners the highest in two years The station also saw a number of spikes across its weekend schedule led by the show formerly known as Savage Sunday which clocked up an impressive 8 000 new listeners bringing its audience to 118 000 This is a great boost for new mid morning presenter Anton Savage February 5 2015 Newstalk continues to be Ireland s fastest growing national radio station Results show strong momentum with 684 000 weekly listeners According to the latest JNLR results released Thursday 5th February 2015 Newstalk now has 392 000 listeners daily and 684 000 weekly listeners Additional highlights from the latest JNLR results include Newstalk Breakfast hosted by Ivan Yates and Chris Donoghue has 165 000 listeners daily an increase of 39 000 listeners year on year After sixteen months The Pat Kenny Show hosted by Pat Kenny has 142 000 listeners daily The Right Hook presented by George February 4 2015 It s so hard to talk about it with people in Ireland This morning on The Anton Savage Show on Today FM Anton spoke to Tara a 24 year old woman from Cork who agreed to be filmed for a BBC Three documentary Abortion Ireland s Guilty Secret which airs tonight at 9pm Tara and her partner Steve were filmed by documentary maker Alys Harte for BBC3 as they flew to West London for a termination In her first broadcast interview since the documentary Tara told The Anton Savage Show that it took January 30 2015 Lights Camera Action on The Louise Duffy Show All next week on The Tony Fenton Show with Louise Duffy we re giving listeners a chance to win some amazing prizes There are three categories of prizes on

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  • News | Communicorp - Page 9
    The Anton Savage Show on Today FM Anton spoke to Tara a 24 year old woman from Cork who agreed to be filmed for a BBC Three documentary Abortion Ireland s Guilty Secret which airs tonight at 9pm Tara and her partner Steve were filmed by documentary maker Alys Harte for BBC3 as they flew to West London for a termination In her first broadcast interview since the documentary Tara told The Anton Savage Show that it took January 30 2015 Lights Camera Action on The Louise Duffy Show All next week on The Tony Fenton Show with Louise Duffy we re giving listeners a chance to win some amazing prizes There are three categories of prizes on offer in a game that we like to call LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION The LIGHTS category includes everything you could want for the home you name it we ve got it CAMERA well that s the best of the technological world are you a techy nerd You ll LOVE what we have And finally ACTION That speaks January 27 2015 Kevin Spacey talks to Anton Savage The brand new Anton Savage Show on Today FM had quite an auspicious beginning as one of Anton s very first guest on the show was none other than Oscar and Golden Globe winning Hollywood superstar Kevin Spacey Kevin was happy to talk about the upcoming House of Cards Season Three which hits Netflix in a month s time revealing that there will be scenes there will be dialogue and there will be stuff that happens He also wants aspiring Irish film makers and script writers to enter January 26 2015 98FM Unveils New Advertising Campaign 98FM makes Dublin the star of its new billboard campaign This week 98FM unveils a new advertising campaign featuring iconic Dublin

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  • Communicorp - Page 11
    9 12 midday show on 100 102 Today FM The all new show will air in the coming weeks The Anton Savage Show will be a fresh opportunity to engage with Today FM s audience in a fun entertaining and energetic way Anton will spearhead a new look show which will not only feature the best of Irish and international guests live music but most importantly a new January 12 2015 SPIN 1038 Get Low Down from Aaron Paul on Budweiser Dream Job This morning Spin 1038 let the cat out of the bag after Dubliners were left scratching their heads wondering why Aaron Paul was in town Following a social media explosion over the weekend of selfies with the star Dubliners were getting very excited about the Breaking Bad star on Irish soil As it turns out the popular actor is here to promote the Budweiser Dream Job competition which is designed to give one lucky winner the support to pursue their January 9 2015 Today FM s Shave or Dye A look back over 5 years It s almost time for Shave or Dye 2015 but before we move forward it s important to look back and recognise everything that has been achieved over the past 5 years Since its launch in 2010 Today FM s Shave or Dye has raised a staggering 7 5m for the Irish Cancer Society and each year Today FM presenters and staff give their full support and get behind this amazing campaign Of course the driving force behind the campaign is the unrivalled generosity and December 22 2014 Christmas at Dublin Airport with Today FM Today FM went to Dublin Airport to talk to some of those welcoming home friends and family for Christmas many of whom hadn t seen their loved

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