19 October 2018
By Bryan Smyth
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (19.10.18) announced the signing of a community sound broadcasting contract with Community Radio Youghal, serving Youghal Town and environs.
Speaking at the contract signing, Professor Pauric Travers, Chairperson of the BAI, said: “We are very pleased to sign today’s contract with Community Radio Youghal which will extend the provision of a radio service for the community of Youghal Town and environs for a further ten years. Community radio plays a key role in adding to the range of content, and mix of voices, available to Irish audiences and we are very pleased that this will continue for those in the Community Radio Youghal franchise area. We wish the station continued success over the term of this contract.”
The BAI was represented at the contract signings by the Chairperson, Professor Pauric Travers and Michael O’Keeffe, Chief Executive. Community Radio Youghal was represented by company secretary, Noel Cronin; Vice Chairperson, Finbarr Motherway; Assistant Manager Yvonne Smith; and Station Manager, Darragh Parker.