RTÉ Radio Receives 32 Nominations for PPI Radio Awards 2012
10 September: RTÉ Radio has received a total of 32 nominations for this year's PPI Radio Awards, across RTÉ Radio 1, RTÉ lyric fm and RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
RTÉ Radio 1 has emerged as the most-nominated Irish radio station, with 24 nominations across sport, news, current-affairs, drama, documentary, speech and music. RTÉ Radio 1 took home the most Gold Awards at the 2011 ceremony, and was awarded Silver as Station of the Year.
RTÉ lyric fm, a former PPI Music Station of the Year, secured five nominations this year, while RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, currently Celtic Media Festival Station of the Year, received three, including a nomination in the Radio Drama category.
The awards ceremony takes place in Kilkenny on October 12th. RTÉ Radio was recently named International Broadcaster of the Year at the New York Festivals 2012.