JNLR 2014 Q1 National Listenership

The National picture shows mixed fortunes. Overall radio slipped 54,000 on the twelve months, or 2%. But is only back marginally on the previous book and it’s showing no difference in the percentage reach at 83% on that book.    In terms of individual stations, the national broadcaster dropped 18,000 (2%) to 845,000 and maintained […]

JNLR 2014 Q1 Dublin Listenership

Dublin listenership straightened out after successive declines survey after survey. Actually, it’s not since 12Q1 has Dublin listenership increased on the previous survey. But taking the year on year approach listenership in the capital is down 15,000 and two percentage points on 13Q1. Oftentimes the pendulum swings underlying the headline figure are minute, but this […]

JNLR 2014 Q1 Station Programmes

Here we take a look at the individual stations and their weekday daytime programmes. Two points to consider. Firstly the comparisons are year on year, not book on book so the comparisons in other quarters in many cases will be different – neither are wrong, the approaches are different that’s all. This survey, more than […]

JNLR 2014 Q1 Top 30

I’ve updated this and expanded it to the top 30. We have twenty programmes for RTE1, five for Today FM, three for 2FM and two for Newstalk.  Anyway, a series of ups and downs. Marian has to get the award this quarter for a serious increase in traffic up 25%. Claire Byrne comes in for […]

JNLR 2014 Q1 Regional/Local Stations

Turning now to the Regional franchises and the local stations – looked at collectively this time round as there are a better fit together rather than separating the two.   The regional stations are still performing well, but in every case they have a long way before they catch up on the local radio numbers. […]