Midlands 103

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Midlands 103
Midlands.jpg
Broadcast area Laois
Offaly
Westmeath
Frequency 95.4FM (Athlone)
96.5FM (Mullingar)
103.5FM
Format Music from last 5 decades, talk
Owner Tindle Radio Group

Midlands 103 is an Irish local radio station broadcasting to Laois, Offaly and Westmeath.

The station's headquarters is in Tullamore, and it also has studios in Athlone, Mullingar, and Portlaoise.

Presenters[edit]

  • Aidan Barry ("Saturday Selection")
  • Albert Fitzgerald ("Life & Times")
  • Anne-Marie Kelly ("Breakfast With Anne-Marie", Weekday Mornings)+("Roadhouse Café", Saturday Nights)
  • Carl James ("Drivetime", Weekday Afternoons)
  • Cllr Rotimi Adebari (former mayor of Portlaoise)
  • Des Doyle ("Sunday Brunch")
  • Joe Cooney ("Country Roads", Weeknights)
  • June Carley ("The Best of Irish")
  • Mark Hughes ("All Day Jukebox")
  • Paula Kinnarney ("Céilí Lár Tíre")
  • Ricey Skully
  • Robbie Donnelly (Commercial Production Manager)
  • Roy Jennings ("The Afternoon Show", Weekday Afternoons, also Head of Music)
  • Séamus Cooney
  • Seanie Morris ("Last Orders" 3 weekday nights)
  • Will Faulkner ("Midlands Today", Weekday Mornings, also Programming Controller)
  • Ger Scully ("Country Life")

News Team[edit]

  • Clara Walsh (Head of News)
  • Aisling O'Rourke (News Team)
  • Ruairí Kelly (News Team)
  • Bernard O'Farrell (News)
  • Keith Gillen (weekend news)
  • Sinéad Hubble ("Midlands Today" producer)

Midlands 103 News[edit]

The newsroom is staffed by head of news Clara Walsh, two full-time journalists and a sports correspondent with a part-time journalist covering weekends news shifts. Midlands 103 also uses freelancers to cover events across the broadcast area. A full-time sports reporter provides regular updates on Gaelic games, soccer and a variety of other sports.

Midlands 103 Creative[edit]

Midlands 103's Commercial Production Department is run by production manager Robbie Donnelly. All of the local commercials broadcast on the station are produced in-house. Céilí Lár Tíre promotes Irish musical artists and the country in general. Its name comes from the Irish Céilí (party) and Lár Tíre (middle of the land, or midlands); therefore, it means "Midlands Party".

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