Pat Kenny moves to Newstalk

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The defection of Pat Kenny to Newstalk was a broadside, to say the least. The full impact of the move will only be felt perhaps in six months when the JNLR begins to pick up the possible defectors. I will leave the would-be programme directors to speculate as to who will fill the void in […]

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JNRS 2013 The latest readership figures for 2013 have been released

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JNLR 2013 Q2 The second quarter 2013 JNLR radio research can be seen here

JNLR 2013_2 Top 30

Looking at the top thirty programmes only six slots are taken up by an non RTE programmes. The biggest ‘independent’ programme is Ray D’Arcy at 235,000 followed by Ian Dempsey in at 168,000 listeners.   Morning Ireland managed to put a bit of daylight over Joe Duffy by adding 6,000 while Joe dropped 7,000 – […]

National Stations Listeners JNLR 2013_2

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The national picture shows how the individual stations have done in the twelve months. Across the board the national stations have all dropped in the comparable twelve months. The three taxpayer funded stations dropped 50,000 in total and now have a combined reach of 34%, down one point. 2FM is showing a 29,000 decrease year […]

JNLR 2013_2 Dublin Radio Listnership

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Total Dublin listenership dipped very marginally from 819,000 to 817,000 and this last figure represents 81% of the capital tuning into radio on a daily basis. The dominant station in the capital is RTE1 with a 28% reach down slightly from last year. Still making inroads into that figure is FM104 in second place at […]

JNLR 2013_2 Radio Listening

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The latest JNLR release for the twelve months to June 2013 show that radio, in the main, is still in a very healthy position. It reaches over three million people every day which is equivalent to 84% of the population. This is down 1% or 44,000 on the same twelve months to June 2012. The […]

Today_FM Listnership 2013_2

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Today FM haven’t exactly had a great book with all slots seeing negative numbers. The biggest faller is Tony Fenton followed by Ian Dempsey, who could normally be relied to raise his game.   Time Programme Station 13_2 12_2 +/- +/-% 07.00-09.00 The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show TODAY 168 189 -21 -11.1% 09.00-12.00 The Ray […]

RTE1 Listnership 2013_2

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Individual shows on RTE1 show only small variations on the previous twelve months. Liveline dropped back by 7,000 and the other afternoon fell as well. Drivetime lost 12,000 and Arena lost 12,000 (there was a small shift in programming times after Drivetime between the two surveys which might distort the figures ever so slightly. RTE1 […]

Newstalk Listnership 2013_2

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Newstalk would have to be happy with the individual performances, with the Breakfast Show the only slot under scrutiny dropping back. Over the surveys the slot has been a myriad of musical chairs and thus different individuals trying to make their mark. On the bright site both Moncrieff and Dunne could be call to top […]

Lyric_FM Listnership 2013_2

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The first item to note is that all the numbers are from a low base and can make the percentage changes look extreme. But is still doesn’t mask that for Lyric it’s a bad survey and to only slot making any headway is Marty in the morning. The quarter hours would suggest that the afternoon […]

2FM Listnership 2013_2

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2FM’s woes seem to be continuing across the day with Tubridy falling the fastest dropping 9% of his audience. Hector lost 3% and Rick in the Afternoon dropped 5% Time Programme Station 13_2 12_2 +/- +/-% 07.00-09.00 Breakfast With Hector 2FM 126 130 -4 -3.1% 09.00-11.00 Tubridy 2FM 159 175 -16 -9.1% 11.00-13.00 Colm Hayes […]

JNLR 2013_2 Local Radio

Local radio shows only small changes and, still, Highland Radio holds top spot. No station made substantial gains but, conversely, Galway Bay was a big faller down 17,000 and 7% followed by Shannon Side down 12,000 and 5%.  In Cork there was a very good gain for 96FM adding 29,000 listeners or 7%.