Winners – 2017 IMRO RADIO AWARDS

WINNERS - 2017

A: Music Programming Awards

1: General Music Programme


Gold: The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty
» 98FM

Silver: Dermot & Dave
» Today FM

Bronze: Off The Charts with Fergal D'Arcy
» Today FM

2: Specialist Music Programme


Gold: The Paul McLoone Show
» Today FM

Silver: Songs in the Key of Life
» Today FM

Bronze: Living in the 80s with Will Leahy
» RTÉ Gold

3: Breakfast Programme


Gold: PJ and Jim in the Morning
» Classic Hits 4FM

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

Bronze: The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show
» Today FM

4: Music Special


Gold: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
» Clare FM

Silver: Paul McLoone "It was 50 years ago today"
» Today FM

Bronze: ALT - Laurie Shaw Special
» SPIN South West

5: New Irish Music/ Musical Talent Programme


Gold: ALT - Guerilla Sessions
» SPIN South West

Silver: 98FM's Totally Irish
» 98FM

Bronze: Lost in Music with Louise Duffy
» Today FM

B: News and Sports Programming Awards

1: News Story


Gold: The Stephen Nolan Show - The RHI Scandal
» BBC Radio Ulster

Silver: Anthony Foley - Passing and Funeral Coverage
» Limerick's Live 95FM

Bronze: Tragedy in Kilkee
» Clare FM

2: News Bulletin


Gold: Q Radio News Bulletin
» Q Radio

Silver: Today FM News
» Today FM

Bronze: 98FM News
» 98FM

3: News Programme


Gold: The National Lunchtime News
» Today FM

Silver: A City in Mourning: The Funerals of Martin McGuinness and Ryan McBride
» BBC Radio Foyle

Bronze: Brexit: The Vote that Shook the World
» RTÉ Radio 1

4: Current Affairs Programme


Gold: Newstalk Drive - President Trump
» Newstalk

Silver: Heartbeat
» South East Radio

Bronze: Brexit Special - Live from Oriel Centre Gaol, Dundalk
» RTÉ Radio 1

5: Sports Story


Gold: A Warrior on the Field
» BBC Radio Foyle

Silver: We All Dream - Ireland at the Euros 2016
» Newstalk

Bronze: Man in the Van
» RTÉ Radio 1

6: Sports Programme


Gold: Off the Ball Weekday
» Newstalk

Silver: Off the Ball Live
» Newstalk

Bronze: Saturday Sport
» RTÉ Radio 1

C: Speech Programming Awards

1: Documentary/Feature


Gold: Documentary on One: No Time To Lose
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: Documentary on One: We Decide Who Lives or Dies
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Documentary on One: Anatomy of an Irish Serial Killer
» RTÉ Radio 1

2: Music Documentary


Gold: 1977
» Cathal Funge for Today FM

Silver: Documentary on One: Sin É: Jeff Buckley's Irish Odyssey
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Someone to watch over me: The Music Manager
» RTÉ Radio 1

3: Short Feature


Gold: The Pat Kenny Show: A History of Scandal in the Catholic Church
» Newstalk

Silver: The History Show: A Lemonade Bottle
» Red Hare Media for RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Keepsakes
» Radio Kerry

4: Magazine Programme


Gold: The Ray D'Arcy Show
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: Late Lunch
» LMFM

Bronze: The John Toal Show
» BBC Radio Ulster

5: Drama


Gold: I Seek Refuge
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: Drama on One: Harder Faster More by Tracy Martin
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Terms and Conditions
» WLR

6: Specialist Speech Programme


Gold: Living with Locked-In Syndrome
» Newstalk

Silver: Joseph O'Connor's Into The Mystic
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: The Golden Man: The Mystery of Peter Bergmann
» Ocean FM

7: Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge


Gold: Cormac ag a Cúig
» RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Silver: Blas
» BBC Radio Ulster

Bronze: Ceolas Today FM
» Today FM

8: Interactive Speech Programme


Gold: The Neil Prendeville Show: Breaking the Silence
» Red FM

Silver: The Stephen Nolan Show: RHI Scandal
» BBC Radio Ulster

Bronze: The Frank Mitchell Phone-in: Manchester Attack
» U105

9: Comedy Programme


Gold: Colm O'Regan Wants A Word
» Sideline Productions for RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: Callan's Kicks
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Whats Snots 13 Years later
» Ocean FM

D: General Awards

1: Community/ Social Action


Gold: Cork's 96FM Giving for Living Radiothon
» Cork's 96FM

Silver: Late Lunch: Wheels for John
» LMFM

Bronze: On Your Behalf: Caring for the Carers
» BBC Radio Ulster

2: On-Air Competition/ Promotion


Gold: The Chosen One on Cork's Red FM
» Red FM

Silver: Off The Charts with Fergal D'Arcy: Mastercard Priceless Moments
» Today FM

Bronze: The Coffin Lock-In
» Beat 102-103

3: Station Imaging


Gold: 98FM
» 98FM

Silver: RTÉ 2FM
» RTÉ 2FM

Bronze: Today FM
» Today FM

4: Entertainment Inserts


Gold: Gift Grub
» Today FM

Silver: Breakfast Republic
» RTÉ 2FM

Bronze: Dermot & Dave
» Today FM

5: Innovation


Gold: Liveline 1917
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: Jim Stands Up
» Classic Hits 4FM

Bronze: Ed Sheeran at The Odeon
» FM104

E: People Awards

1: Music Broadcaster


Gold: Dara Quilty
» 98FM

Silver: Ian Dempsey
» Today FM

Bronze: Fergal D'Arcy
» Today FM

2: Radio DJ


Gold: Steve K
» SPIN 1038

Silver: Steve Haze
» Cork's 96FM

Bronze: Louise Duffy
» Today FM

3: Specialist Music Broadcaster


Gold: John Toal
» BBC Radio Ulster

Silver: Stephen McCauley
» BBC Radio Foyle

Bronze: Rob O'Connor
» Beat 102-103

4: News Broadcaster


Gold: Sarah McInerney
» Newstalk

Silver: Brendan O'Loughlin
» 98FM

Bronze: William Crawley
» BBC Radio Ulster

5: News Reporter


Gold: Kevin Magee
» BBC Radio Ulster

Silver: Fergal Keane
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Gavan Reilly
» Today FM

6: Sports Broadcaster


Gold: Ger Gilroy
» Newstalk

Silver: Joanne Cantwell
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze: Joe Molloy
» Newstalk

7: Speech Broadcaster


Gold: Mark Patterson
» BBC Radio Foyle

Silver: Stephen Nolan
» BBC Radio Ulster

Bronze: Neil Prendeville
» Red FM

8: Newcomer


Gold: Una Kelly
» BBC Radio Foyle

Silver: Dave Duke
» iRadio

Bronze: Al Porter
» Today FM

9: Best Live Sound - Music


Gold: John Benson
» BBC Radio Ulster

Silver: Tom Norton
» RTÉ lyric fm

Bronze: Davy Neill
» BBC Radio Ulster

F: Station Of The Year

1: Local Station of the Year


Gold: LMFM
» LMFM

Silver: Clare FM
» Clare FM

Bronze: BBC Radio Foyle
» BBC Radio Foyle

2: Music Station


Gold: RTÉ lyric fm
» RTÉ lyric fm

Silver: 98FM
» 98FM

Bronze: Radio Nova
» Radio Nova

3: Full Service Station


Gold: RTÉ Radio 1
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver: BBC Radio Ulster
» BBC Radio Ulster

Bronze: Newstalk
» Newstalk

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