Radio

JNLR Radio Local Listnership 2012-1

The Local listenership also suffered at the hands of the mathematicians when the national population estimates changes from 3,516,000 to 3,608,000. 

StationCounty12-1 ‘00012-1 %11-1 ‘00011-1 %+/-+/-
Mid West RadioMayo6361%5351%1010%
Tipp FMTipperary6048%5343%75%
South East RadioWexford4439%3835%64%
Galway Bay FMGalway8141%7640%51%
Midlands 103FMLaois/Off/WM7038%6536%52%
Shann/Northern SndRN/LD/LM/CN/MN9347%8946%41%
Highland RadioNth Donegal6866%6566%30%
Clare FMClare4347%4045%32%
Ocean FMDonegal/Leit3948%3845%13%
KCLR 96FMKilk/Carlow4740%4639%11%
East Coast FMWicklow2827%2825%02%
Radio KerryKerry6052%6151%-11%
LM FMLouth/Meath6126%6227%-1-1%
K FMKildare4126%4528%-4-2%
Limerick’s Live 95FMLimerick6945%7448%-5-3%
WLR FMWaterford4045%4749%-7-4%

Only five of the stations showed decreases the other ten making gains in the twelve months. Mid West Radio added 10,000 listeners or ten percentage points followed by Tipp FM gaining 7,000. WLR and Limerick’s Live fell 7,000 and 5,000 respectively.  In the case of WLR – some loss can be attributed to the gains in the regional franchise of Beat gaining 13,000 listeners.          

Station12-1 ‘00012-1 %11-1 ‘00011-1 %+/-%
i105-1076810%629%61%
i102-10411620%11220%40%
Beat 102-103FM8622%7319%133%
Spin South West 8320%8821%-5-1%

 

StationFranchise
Beat 102-103FMCarlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford & Tipperary SR
Spin South WestLimerick, Clare, Kerry, Tipperary NR & South West Laois*
i102-104Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Longford, Leitrim, Sligo & Donegal
i105-107Kildare, Louth, Meath, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan & Mon.