Today the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has signed contracts for two ten-year sound broadcasting services for the franchise areas of Mayo and Louth/Meath.
The signing of the contracts were carried out by BAI Chairperson, Bob Collins and Chief Executive Michael O’Keeffe, for the services operated by Midwest Radio and LMFM.
Michael O’Keeffe said: “We are delighted to sign contracts today with Midwest Radio and LMFM. The signings mark the successful conclusion of contract negotiations with each service, both of which previously held the licence for their respective franchise areas.
“The BAI wishes both stations continued success in serving their audiences over the duration of the next contract period.”
LMFM’s new contract is effective from 28th August 2013 whilst Midwest Radio’s is from 24th July 2013.