Millions in government grants for local radio stations

Funding  granted through Broadcasting Authority of Ireland by Green Party Minister for Tourism and Media

Sligo News File

It’s reported, April 2021, that the government has allocated some 2.5 million euro to local independent radio stations across the country.

The money, according to accounts, has come from the COVID-19 funding initiative, operated by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland following the provision of funding by the Minister for Tourism and Media, Catherine Martin. This is the second such funding programme for the independent commercial radio sector regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below is the list of radio stations recommended for payments: