JNLR 2012-2 Local Radio Listnership

The local stations are showing mixed results, but one that stands out is Galway Bay FM. Over the two surveys they have managed to increase their listenership by a staggering 33%. This is followed by East Coast and Tipp FM who both added 15% to their numbers.

On the other end of the scale WLR FM dropped 15% and KCLR 96FM who dropped 12%. Nine increases and seven fallers in this year’s Local radio numbers.

Station County 12-2 ‘000 12-2 % 11-2 ‘000 11-2 % +/- +/-
Highland Radio Nth Donegal 69 67% 66 67% 3 5%
Mid West Radio Mayo 60 59% 57 55% 3 5%
Tipp FM Tipperary 61 50% 53 43% 8 15%
Radio Kerry Kerry 57 49% 61 51% -4 -7%
Ocean FM Donegal/Leit 39 48% 41 49% -2 -5%
Clare FM Clare 43 47% 41 46% 2 5%
Galway Bay FM Galway 92 46% 69 36% 23 33%
Shann/Northern Snd RN/LD/LM/CN/MN 91 45% 89 47% 2 2%
Limerick’s Live 95FM Limerick 69 45% 73 48% -4 -5%
WLR FM Waterford 40 45% 47 49% -7 -15%
South East Radio Wexford 44 39% 40 36% 4 10%
KCLR 96FM Kilk/Carlow 45 38% 51 44% -6 -12%
Midlands 103FM Laois/Off/WM 68 36% 67 37% 1 1%
East Coast FM Wicklow 30 29% 26 23% 4 15%
LM FM Louth/Meath 58 25% 59 26% -1 -2%
K FM Kildare 38 24% 42 26% -4 -10%