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SPIN South West reaches more adults in the South West region than RTE Radio 1

SPIN South West presenters and crew celebrated the JNLR results news

SPIN South West reaches more adults in the South West region than RTE Radio 1

JNLR results released for the period April to June 2018 has positioned SPIN South West as No.1 radio station in the South West region, commanding a market share of 11.5% (+0.1% BoB) and a weekly audience of 149,000 (34%).

SPIN South West, based in Limerick and broadcasting to Limerick, Kerry, Clare, North Tipperary and South West Laois now commands this No.1 position for 15-34s across each of its counties across prime-time market share. 



Impressively, in the South West region, SPIN South West reaches more adults in the South West region (149,000) than RTE Radio 1.

In Limerick, SPIN South West has regained its No.1 Market Share position among the 15-34-year-old audience – now at 33.9% (+2.5%), overtaking 2FM. In Kerry, Clare and North Tipperary, SPIN South West also holds the top spot for 20-44s on market share and weekly reach.

Within the SPIN South West daytime line up, there were impressive gains for breakfast show Fully Charged with Ed & Meghan, as they grew their audience by 3,000, now entertaining 33,000 listeners each morning.

Meanwhile, evening show, The Zoo Crew with Valerie Wheeler saw a huge jump gaining 9,000 new listeners to bring Valerie’s audience to 24,000 – 11,000 more than this time last year.

Station Manager Nessa McGann commented: “SPIN South West celebrated 11 years on air on July 23 and we are so delighted that over that time we have grown and maintained our position as a No.1 Station in this competitive marketplace. We couldn’t do it without our dedicated on air presenters as well as a dynamic behind the scenes production and sales team. We are so proud that we can deliver the best results for our advertisers and that we have grown our loyal radio listeners from breakfast right through the day to our late night programmes. We’re not stopping here though so keep that radio tuned to SPIN South West for the hottest hit music, the best craic and the competitions you want to win!”


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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.