Radio Licensing: BAI signs contract with Spirit Radio

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has signed a sound broadcasting contract with Spirit Radio Limited (trading as Spirit Radio) for the provision of a quasi-national Christian and religious radio service on the AM band with low-power FM transmitter stations.

Spirit Radio has been on air since December 2010 by means of an initial contract with the BAI broadcasting on FM to the Cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford. Since then the station has been developing its AM transmission network and is now available nationally on MW 549.

Spirit Radio’s schedule includes a range of Christian and Mainstream Music complemented by News, Current Affairs and Special Interest speech programming.

Spirit Radio was represented at the contract signing by Tom Ascough (Chairperson), Carole Browne (Secretary), and Rob Clarke (CEO). Siobhán Ní Ghadhra, Member of the Authority and Michael O’Keeffe, Chief Executive, signed on behalf of the BAI.

Contact details for the service:
Rob Clarke (CEO) 01-6144839

Media Queries to:

Brian Furey

BAI

01 6441200

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