For the fourth time, Clare FM has won the Glór na nGael award for independent commercial radio it’s second award this month.
The station was told of the award on Friday, which celebrates the achievements of the station in promoting the Irish language through its entire programming schedule.
Special mention was made of Clare FM’s Irish show “Cúl Caint” presented by Domhnall O’Loinsigh on Saturday mornings at 9am and the bi-lingual content of the Irish traditional shows “The West Wind” broadcast weekdays from 7pm. The Station will be presented with their award at a ceremony in Clontarf Castle in Dublin in April.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta has also been recognised, joining previous recipients of the prize such as Shannonside, The Irish Language Commissioner, and newspaper Lá.
At the beginning of February, Clare FM was announced as the winner of the “Camogie Association & RTÉ Mick Dunne Memorial Award for Local Radio”. The award is in recognition of the Station’s promotion and coverage of Camogie within the County.
It is the third time the Station has picked up the award. Clare FM will be presented with their award at a ceremony in Croke Park on Friday March 1st.