Thursday 30 March 2017

Save us from these 'niche' merchants

Marty Whelan disproves all the fine theories of the technocrats

Marty Whelan
Marty Whelan
Easy listening
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

A NICHE music radio licence for Dublin city and county is up for renewal, with two remaining contenders last week making a public presentation to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The incumbent Sunshine 106.8 would veer towards the "Michael Buble" and "classic soul" and "crossover country" end of things while the rival Country FM, as the name suggests, would keep it country.

There is a difference, apparently.

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