ARCHIVES – 2015 PPI RADIO AWARDS

WINNERS - 2015

A: Music Programming Awards

1: General Music Programme


Gold: Dermot & Dave » Today FM
Silver: The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty » 98FM
Bronze: The Gerry Kelly Show » BBC Radio Ulster

2: Specialist Music Programme


Gold: American Country Show with Stephen Keogh » kfm
Silver: Great Moments in Classical Music » RTÉ lyric fm
Bronze: Songs in the Key of Life with Nadine O'Regan » 105.2 TXFM

3: Breakfast Programme


Gold: The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show » Today FM
Silver: The KC Show » Red FM
Bronze: The Ray Foley Show » 98FM

4: Music Special/Music Event


Gold: ALT » Spin South West
Silver: Jim - Jim Meets U2 » FM104
Bronze: The Digital Groove ADE Special » RTÉ Pulse

5: New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme


Gold: The Listening Post - Blood Harmonies » 105.2 TXFM
Silver: 98FM's Totally Irish » 98FM
Bronze: ALT » Spin South West

B: News and Sports Programming Awards

1: News Story


Gold: To Catch a Paedophile - The Neil Prendeville Show » Red FM
Silver: Tuam Babies - Drivetime reports by Philip Boucher-Hayes » RTÉ Radio 1
Bronze: Cloudy with a Chance of Rainbows - Today FM News » Today FM

2: News Bulletin


Gold: 98FM News » 98FM
Silver: Downtown & Cool FM News Team » Downtown/Cool FM
Bronze: Newstalk News Bulletin » Newstalk 106- 108

3: News Programme


Gold: This Week » RTÉ Radio 1
Silver: Ireland Decides 2015 » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: The Hunt for the Hebdo Killers - Evening Extra » BBC Radio Ulster

4: Current Affairs Programme


Gold: Cork Today » C103
Silver: South East Radio's Morning Mix with Alan Corcoran » South East Radio
Bronze: The Pat Kenny Show » Newstalk 106- 108

5: Sports Story


Gold: Goodbye King Henry » Today FM
Silver: Reputation on the Ropes - The Story of Andy Lee's World Title Dream » Limerick's Live 95FM
Bronze: No King but The Kingdom Reigns » Radio Kerry

6: Sports Programme


Gold: Off the Ball » Newstalk 106-108
Silver: Stories in Sound - A Diamond in the Rough » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: The Last Word with Matt Cooper - Martin & Roy : The first joint interview » Today FM

C: Speech Programming Awards

1: Documentary


Gold: Documentary On One - Con Carey and the Twelve Apostles » RTÉ Radio 1
Silver: Vice Girl or Victim? » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: Documentary On One - Small Lives, Great Reputations » RTÉ Radio 1

2: Music Documentary


Gold: From Dancehall Days to Boogie Nights » RTÉ Radio 1
Silver: Whelan's at 25 » RT&Eacute Radio 1
Bronze: From Tipperary to Salonika: Ireland and the Music of the Great War - The lyric Feature » RTÉ lyric fm

3: Short Feature


Gold: The Four Elements: Water - Futureproof » Newstalk 106-108
Silver: Thought for the Day - Prisons Week » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: Henry McKean on Moncrieff » Newstalk 106-108

4: Magazine Programme


Gold: The John Toal Show » BBC Radio Ulster
Silver: Time of our Lives » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: Sunday with Miriam » RTÉ Radio 1

5: Drama


Gold: Left Behind » Shannonside Northern Sound
Silver: Coma » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: Drama On One - Charolais by Noni Stapleton » RTÉ Radio 1

6: Specialist Speech Programme


Gold: Phoenix from the Ashes - The Rise and Restoration of St. Mel's Cathedral, Longford » Shannonside Northern Sound
Silver: Let's Investigate - Electricity » RTÉjr Radio
Bronze: Futureproof: A Flick of the Wrist » Newstalk 106-108

7: Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge


Gold: Muidne agus na Manannaigh » BBC Radio Ulster
Silver: Breandán Ó Beacháin - File Fiáin Fearúil » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Tommy Marren Show » Midwest Radio

8: Interactive Speech Programme


Gold: The Niall Boylan Show » Classic Hits 4FM
Silver: The Tommy Marren Show on Midwest Radio » Midwest Radio
Bronze: The Neil Prendeville Show - "Sticks and Stones" -Autism Abuse Scandal » Red FM

9: Comedy Programme


Gold: The Blame Game » BBC Radio Ulster
Silver: The Anton Savage Show - Cat Laughs Comedy Special » Today FM
Bronze: Soft FM » Galway Bay FM

D: General Awards

1: Community/Social Action


Gold: Galway Bay FM Radiothon - Making a Difference » Galway Bay FM
Silver: BBC Radio Foyle's Gambling Campaign » BBC Radio Foyle
Bronze: A Murray Christmas 2- The John Murray Show » RTÉ Radio 1

2: On-Air Competition/Promotion


Gold: The Drop » Spin 103.8
Silver: Dublin's Q102's Crack The Code » Dublin's Q102
Bronze: The Driver » Beat 102-103

3: Station Imaging


Gold: FM104 » FM104
Silver: 98FM » 98FM
Bronze: Radio Kerry » Radio Kerry

4: Entertainment Inserts


Gold: Gift Grub - The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show » Today FM
Silver: Molly's Moments - Molly in the Morning » Galway Bay FM
Bronze: Dermot & Dave » Today FM

5: Innovation


Gold: The Feed » RTÉ Radio 1 Extra
Silver: Futureproof - Chasing the Eclipse » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: Dermot & Dave - It's OKay to Boast » Today FM

E: People Awards

1: Music Presenter of the Year


Gold: Dara Quilty » 98FM
Silver: Dermot Whelan » Today FM
Bronze: Liz Nolan » RTÉ lyric fm

2: Radio DJ


Gold: Steve K » Spin 103.8
Silver: Steve Haze » Cork's 96fm
Bronze: Kelly-Anne Byrne » 105.2 TXFM

3: Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year


Gold: Stephen McCauley » BBC Radio Foyle
Silver: John Toal » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: Colm O'Sullivan » Today FM

4: News Broadcaster of the Year


Gold: Richard Crowley » RTÉ Radio 1
Silver: Jonathan Healy » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: Will Faulkner » Midlands 103

5: News Reporter of the Year


Gold: Jordan Moates » Downtown Radio
Silver: Philip Boucher-Hayes » RTÉ Radio 1
Bronze: Kieran Cuddihy » Newstalk 106-108

6: Sports Broadcaster of the Year


Gold: Joe Molloy » Newstalk 106-108
Silver: Ger Gilroy » Newstalk 106-108
Bronze: Weeshie Fogarty » Radio Kerry

7: Speech Broadcaster of the year


Gold: Damien O'Reilly » RTÉ Radio 1
Silver: John Cooke » clare fm
Bronze: Eibhlín Ní Chonghaile » RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

8: Newcomer Award


Gold: Luke O'Faolain » Beat 102-103
Silver: Derrick Lynch » clare fm
Bronze: Peter Collins » Spin South West

9: Best Live Sound- Music


Hall Of Fame

The admirable inductees this year are

The late Gerry Ryan » 2fm

Ronan O'Rahilly » Radio Caroline fame

Candy Devine » Downtown Radio

Seán Bán Breathnach » RnG.

F: Station Of The Year

1: Local Station Of The Year


Gold: BBC Radio Foyle » BBC Radio Foyle
Silver: Highland Radio » Highland Radio
Bronze: LMFM » LMFM

2: Music Station Of The Year


Gold: FM104 » FM104
Silver: 98FM » 98FM
Bronze: Red FM » Red FM

3: Full Service Station Of The Year


Gold: RT� Radio 1 » RT� Radio 1
Silver: BBC Radio Ulster » BBC Radio Ulster
Bronze: Newstalk 106-108 » Newstalk 106-108

SHORTLIST - 2015

A: Music Programming Awards

1: General Music Programme

Dave Mac's Drive  » Red FM

The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene  » RTÉ 2fm


2: Specialist Music Programme

Classic Song Investigation  » Classic Hits 4FM

Country Time  » RTÉ Radio 1

The Roadhouse Café - The Fans Remember Slane  » Midlands 103


3: Breakfast Programme

FM104's Strawberry Alarm Clock with Jim-Jim and Nobby  » FM104

Fully Charged  » Spin 103.8

Pete Snodden in the Morning  » Downtown/Cool FM


4: Music Special/Music Event

98FM's Naked Breakfast  » 98FM

Ireland's Experience: Songs for a lost generation  » RTÉ Radio 1


5: New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme

The Lyric Concert - Limerick City of Culture 2015: Linen & Lace  » RTÉ lyric fm

The Open Mic with Ruairí Carroll - Luan Parle  » FM104


B: News and Sports Programming Awards

1: News Story

Donegal Republic - Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Goodbye Saint Fionán, Hello Darth Vader  » Radio Kerry

Ireland gets its first openly gay cabinet minister - Sunday with Miriam & others  » RTÉ Radio 1


2: News Bulletin

BBC Radio Ulster Bulletins - BBC News & Current Affairs  » BBC Radio Ulster

Red FM News Bulletins  » Red FM


3: News Programme

The National Lunchtime News - The Day the Music Died  » Today FM

The Wider View - The sound of silence  » Northern Sound


4: Current Affairs Programme

Kerry Today - Dancing with the Law  » Radio Kerry

Morning Focus  » clare fm


5: Sports Story

A Cup on the Bus  » clare fm

The Night the Lights went out - Game On 2fm  » RTÉ 2fm


6: Sports Programme

Off the Ball Live  » Newstalk 106-108

Red FM's Big Red Bench  » Red FM


C: Speech Programming Awards

1: Documentary

Mad about Danoli  » KCLR96FM

Stories in Sound: Culchie and Proud  » BBC Radio Ulster


2: Music Documentary

Generational Resistance : Granny's Intentions and the Birth of the Irish Beat Scene - The lyric Feature  » RTÉ lyric fm

When Bono met Tony - The Tony Fenton Show  » Today FM


3: Short Feature

The British who fought and died in the 1916 Easter Rising - Morning Ireland  » RTÉ Radio 1

The Business - Shop Assistants on the Christmas Frontline  » Liam Geraghty for RTÉ Radio 1

Scenes from the First World War - World War One on RTÉ  » RT&Eacute Radio 1


4: Magazine Programme

Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Talkabout  » Radio Kerry


5: Drama

"A Handful of Stars"  » South East Radio

Lusitania - Beneath the Surface  » Radio Kerry


6: Specialist Speech Programme

Following Wexford's Blue Whale to London  » South East Radio

Life Matters - Prayer  » Colette Kinsella for RTÉ Radio 1

The Foodie  » BBC Radio Ulster


7: Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge

Mar Dhea  » WLRFM

Samlaigh  » Red FM


8: Interactive Speech Programme

Opinion Line - Daniel's Story  » Cork's 96fm

Talkback - Richard Dawkins and Down's Syndrome  » BBC Radio Ulster


9: Comedy Programme


D: General Awards

1: Community/Social Action

Live 95FM's 95 Stop Tour  » Limerick's Live 95FM

Shave or Dye 2015  » Today FM


2: On-Air Competition/Promotion

98FM's Money For Nothing  » 98FM

The Ray Foley Show - 98FM's €5000 free money morning  » 98FM


3: Station Imaging

Beat 102-103

Red FM


4: Entertainment Inserts

Happy Days  » RTÉjr Radio

The Zoo Crew  » Spin 103.8


5: Innovation

98FM's Castle of Terror  » 98FM

Dublin's Q102's Crack the Code  » Dublin's Q102


E: People Awards

1: Music Presenter of the Year

Martin Guilfoyle  » Spin South West

Niall Power  » Beat 102-103

Rick O'Shea  » RTÉ 2fm


2: Radio DJ

Becki Miller  » Spin 103.8

John Creedon  » RTÉ Radio 1

Luke O'Faolain  » Beat 102-103


3: Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year

Darren Rice  » Beat 102-103

Sinéad Ní Mhórdha  » Radio Nova


4: News Broadcaster of the Year

Aideen Finnegan  » 98FM

Gavin Jennings  » RTÉ Radio 1


5: News Reporter of the Year

Cian McCormack  » RTÉ Radio 1

Shona Murray  » Newstalk 106-108


6: Sports Broadcaster of the Year

Colm Parkinson  » Newstalk 106-108

Jacqui Hurley  » RTÉ Radio 1


7: Speech Broadcaster of the year

Matt Cooper  » Today FM

Sean Moncrieff  » Newstalk 106-108

Sean O'Rourke  » RTÉ Radio 1


8: Newcomer Award

Dáithí Ó Muirí  » BBC Radio Ulster

Louise Cantillon  » Spin South West

Máire-Bríd Ní Chualáin  » Raidió na Gaeltachta


9: Best Live Sound- Music


Hall Of Fame

The admirable inductees this year are

Gerry Anderson » BBC Radio Ulster

Pat Balfe » Today FM

Des Cahill » RTÉ Radio One

Henry Condon » Red FM

F: Station Of The Year

1: Local Station Of The Year


2: Music Station Of The Year


3: Full Service Station Of The Year


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