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Last Updated on Sunday, 08 September 2013 21:22
Advertise your products and services on you local community radio station PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alan Byrne   
Tuesday, 13 March 2012 16:32


Talk directly to your customers.

Promote your up to date deals.


Ads are scripted to about two words per second.

Change the script weekly if desired.

Prices ex VAT at 23%.



Terms and conditions.

Orders under €100 payable in full in advance.

First time customers are required to pay 50% upfront.

30 days credit.



To book your ad call Joe Duffy on 087 9119825.

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Tel 042 93 95100


Last Updated on Monday, 09 September 2013 10:26
Radio Course March 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alan Byrne   
Sunday, 09 February 2014 15:06

dundalkfm radio course march 2014



Understanding & Expressing Yourself Through Media

(FETAC Level 3 Media Expression 3N0792)


Starts 22 March 2014

Cost : €169 /



Course Description - Overview

This course aims to empower and enthuse learners to express themselves through broadcast media, including a practical introduction to the use of radio as a medium for expression and the importance of active engagement with media.

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • explore how audiences are targeted by and use media such as radio, TV, film, social media, advertising etc.

  • identify the various types of media outlet available to them and the barriers to media expression

  • understand the various techniques and production approaches that are used in radio.

  • work in teams to prepare and record a short radio programme

Course Content/Specific Outcomes:

Learners will be able to :

  • Identify a limited range of programme formats and production features

  • Identify the audience segments targeted by familiar TV or radio programmes to include differentiation by age and gender

  • Describe alternative production elements, to include programme running orders, voice-overs or presentation links, for familiar radio programmes

  • Use a limited range of technical language appropriate to recording for radio production

  • Use programme running orders to describe short sequences or programme structures

  • Prepare a short programme for radio, to include developing a production plan, identifying team members and roles, preparing programme running orders and scripts.

  • Use recording equipment correctly to make a short programme.

  • Examine familiar radio programmes to include production methods and alternative ways of approaching their production

  • Apply appropriate health, safety and personal hygiene procedures in radio production.

  • Demonstrate the application of communications, team working and quality awareness in a radio production environment.

Duration, Time & Venue of the Course:


The course consists of 31 hours class contact time. The emphasis throughout is on practical skills for media expression, with participants producing a number of pieces that reflect their learning during class time.


Start Date:

Saturday 22nd March 2014 and every Saturday for three weeks.




9.00am – 4.30pm




Dundalk FM



This course is open to anybody, no specific prior knowledge is required. It is particularly suited to community radio contributors, Transition year students, or members of community groups. It is also suited to those considering volunteering with Community Radio stations, those who wish to build their confidence in communicating, and those wishing to gain a basic understanding of how the media production process works.


How is the Course Assessed?

The course is assessed by Portfolio. This Portfolio, containing 4 pieces of work (as outlined in the assessment brief above) carried out during the course.




This course is a nationally accredited course leading to a QQI Level 3 Media Expression (Minor Award) on the National Framework of Qualifications.


Course Progression:

Following on from completion of the Level 3 in Media Expression learners may wish to complete the FETAC Level 4 in Community Radio and/or the Craol Short Course in Media Literacy.



Details of Training Provider:

The course is offered by CRAOL - The Community Radio Forum of Ireland and delivered locally by Dundalk FM. Craol is a quality assured training provider registered with FETAC. See www.craol.ie for details.



Contact for more details:

Alan Byrne


Dundalk FM

Partnership Court

Park Street


Email: info (at) dundalkfm.com

Phone: 042 9395100

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 15:59
Summer League Focus Profile PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 14:53

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Match reports, fxtures and results form the Dundalk Fyffes Junior League 2010.

Every Thursday Night from 8pm-9pm and repeated on Saturday night from 10pm-11pm.

Presented by Gussie Hearty, Robbie Rafferty and guests.




Summer League focus is sponsored by www.baroneracing.ie




Full League contacts, photos, tables, results and fixtures on


Last Updated on Saturday, 19 June 2010 10:22
Sports Radio for Peace - Omeath PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alan Byrne   
Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:18

The seventh recording for the Sports Radio for Peace series will take place in the Tower Hotel, Omeath on Thursday 10th February at 7.00pm. All welcome.




Last Updated on Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:20
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