Galway Bay FM
|Broadcast area||Galway and County Galway|
|Format||Music, news, sport, current affairs|
Galway Bay FM is an Irish independent local radio station and operates under a licence from the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland. Established in 1989, the station broadcasts from studios in Galway, serving the city and County Galway.
The programming format is a mixture of music, news, sport, current affairs and local issues. Programmes are generally in English, although the station features some Irish language programmes. There is an opt-out service with alternative programming for Galway city on weekday evenings using the 95.8 MHz frequency.
In 2006, the Connacht Tribune newspaper bought the station outright, having previously owned 27% of it.
For people who have worked for Galway Bay FM and who are also notable people with their own Wikipedia page.
- Gareth O'Callaghan (RTÉ 2fm, 4fm)
- Adrian Lydon (RTÉ News and Current Affairs)
- Sinéad Ní Neachtain (RTÉ Radio 1, RTÉ 2fm, TG4)
- Marc Roberts
- Keith Cunningham (Today FM, RedFM)
- "Galway Bay FM Contact details". Broadcasting Commission of Ireland. Archived from the original on 10 March 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2009.
- "August 20, 1989 THE IRISH EMIGRANT Issue No.133". Emigrant Online. 200-08-20. Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. Retrieved 5 March 2009. Check date values in:
- "DETERMINATION OF MERGER NOTIFICATION M/06/067 – CONNACHT TRIBUNE/GALWAY BAY FM". Competition Authority. 24 October 2006. Archived from the original (pdf) on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2009.
- "Sale of local radio station nets Galway county board a €800,000 windfall". Irish Independent. 28 December 2006. Retrieved 5 March 2009.
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