The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) today, 25th August 2010, signed a Community Broadcasting Contract with Ballyhoura Community Radio Limited.
BCR FM, operated by Ballyhoura Community Radio Limited will provide a community radio service to the town of Charleville and its environs. The service is expected to launch in mid September 2010 and will initially broadcast at weekends with plans to extend the broadcast schedule further during 2011. The service will be available on 92.6FM.
Speaking at the signing, Ciarán Kissane, Head of Contract Awards BAI said: “I would like to congratulate Ballyhoura Community Radio on their contract signing and wish them every success over the term of the license. Community Radio is an important element of local media and I am confident the service can add to the sense of Community in the Charleville area”.
BCR FM was represented at the signing by the applicant’s Chairperson John Harrold and Treasurer PJ Gorman. Michael Moriarty, Authority Member, and Ciarán Kissane, Head of Contract Awards, signed on behalf of BAI.
Contact Details of the Station:
Ballyhoura Community Radio (BCR FM)
Telephone: 063 30033
Contact: Dee Collins
Media Queries to:
Brian Furey BAI 01 6441200