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Bosses turn deaf ear to what radio listeners want by pinning blame for poor figures on presenters

Ann Marie Hourihane


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Former RTÉ 2FM presenter Louise McSharry, who was let go last October before she was able to say goodbye to her listeners. Photo: Frank McGrath

Former RTÉ 2FM presenter Louise McSharry, who was let go last October before she was able to say goodbye to her listeners. Photo: Frank McGrath

Ann-Marie Hourihane

Ann-Marie Hourihane

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Former RTÉ 2FM presenter Louise McSharry, who was let go last October before she was able to say goodbye to her listeners. Photo: Frank McGrath

Perhaps the latest Joint National Listenership Research survey (JNLR) figures – the snakes and ladders of Irish radio – reveals more about the managers of Irish radio than the presenters who are scored on their listening figures.

Presenters are everything in an industry that doesn’t put much energy – or money, or thought – into other aspects of making radio programmes.


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