The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today placed its trust in Highland Radio, to continue to provide a first class service to the people of North Donegal with the awarding of a 10-year broadcasting licence.
Highland Radio, Ireland’s number one local radio station will remain a voice for the North Donegal communities until at least 2024.
“No other local radio station in Ireland has ever achieved the success of Highland Radio” says Donegal Highland Radio Chairman Gerry Rabbitt. “We are delghted that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has recognised the strength or our offer and awarded Donegal Highland Radio Ltd with a new 10-year licence.”
“Highland Radio looks forward to continuing to be Ireland’s number one local radio station and increasing our investment in the North West. I want to say a very big thank you to all our listeners for their support and to our loyal advertisers and sponsors for the confidence they continue to put in Highland Radio as the best place to promote their business. It is important to recognise that today’s achievement would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of our fantastic staff.”
Highland Radio enjoys a radio market share of 67% according to the latest JNLR studies (March 2014).
“Our listeners are at the heart of everything we do and achieve.” says Highland Radio Managing Director Shaun Doherty. “On behalf of all the 53 staff members at Highland Radio, I want to thank each and every one for their support.
“Highalnd Radio will deliver on our commitment to the BAI of growing our listenership and marketshare, delivering top quality programming and evolving with the market. Above all we will continue to be relevant to the people of North Donegal by staying true to our ethos of Local First.”
Most recently Highland Radio hosted its inaugural North West Expo, a further addition to its expanding porfolio of highly successful events including the North West Motor Show and Christmas Fair. Listeners also have the opportunity to play back Ireland’s most listened to local radio programme, the Shaun Doherty Show, through its new podcast service.