Radio Ulster, Sean Moncrieff, RedFM and Radio Kerry among the big PPI Award winners

The four Hall of Fame inductees include Dave Fanning

RTÉ’s Dave Fanning, Today FM’s Ian Dempsey, South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell were the Hall of Fame inductees last night as the radio industry gathered in Kilkenny’s Estate Hotel for the PPI Radio Awards.

Also celebrating were BBC Radio Ulster who won the Full Service Station of the Year gong; RedFM who were adjudged to be Music Station of the Year and Radio Kerry who won the Local Station award.

Also heading north was the New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme, which went to the Across The Line crew.

The coveted Speech Broadcaster of the Year award went to Sean Moncrieff with his Newstalk colleague Joe Molloy bagging Sports Broadcaster.

Here’s a full list of the PPI award-winners:

General Music Programme

Dermot & Dave – Today FM

Specialist Music Programme

Freaks On Friday – FM104

Breakfast Programme

The KC Show – Cork’s RedFM

Music Special/Music Event

The Choice Music Awards Live with Paul McLoone & Alison Curtis – Today FM

New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme

Across The Line – BBC Radio Ulster

News Story

The Buncrana Pier Tragedy - BBC Radio Foyle

News Bulletin

Today FM News

News Programme

Morning Ireland – The Morning After The Bataclan – RTÉ 1

Current Affairs Programme

National Ploughing Championships – Midlands 103

Sports Story

Back From The Brink – WLR FM

Sports Programme

Team 33 – Newstalk


Documentary On One: An Open Verdict – RTÉ 1

Music Documentary

Left Of The Dial – Cathal Funge for TXFM

Short Feature

Who Took Mom To The Prom? – RTÉ Radio 1

Magazine Programme

Plane Sailing – Today FM


Goin’ Straight – Newstalk

Specialist Speech Programme

The Space Between Skeleton and Skin: Futureproof – Newstalk

Craoltóireacht le Gaeilge

Bláthnaid Libh! – RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Interactive Speech Programme

Accidental Porn Stars – Corks RedFM

Comedy Programme

Colm O’Regan Wants A Word – RTÉ 1

Community/Social Action

Whole Lotta Live – Today FM

On-Air Competition/Promotion

Code Red – 98FM

Entertainment Inserts

Gift Grub – The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show – Today FM


The Dawn Chorus: Mooney Goes Wild – RTÉ Radio 1

Music Presenter of the Year

Dermot Whelan – Today FM

DJ of the Year

Steve Haze – Cork’s 96FM

Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year

John Toal – BBC Radio Ulster

News Broadcaster of the Year

Seamus McKee – BBC Radio Ulster

News Reporter of the Year

Justin McCarthy – RTÉ Radio 1

Sports Broadcaster of the Year

Joe Molloy – Newstalk

Speech Broadcaster of the Year

Sean Moncrieff – Newstalk

Newcomer Award

Garry Curran – iRadio

Best Live Sound - Music

John Benson – BBC Radio Ulster

Full Service Station of the Year

BBC Radio Ulster

Music Station of the Year

Cork's RedFM

Local Station of the Year

Radio Kerry


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