The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI ) this week signed a ten-year contract for a sound broadcasting service for the County Mayo franchise area, operated by Midwest Radio.
Speaking at the contract signings, Bob Collins, chairperson of the BAI, said: “We are delighted to sign the contract today with Midwest Radio. This local service has provided a unique and distinct voice in Mayo and today’s signings secure the continuation of Midwest Radio as a value radio service into the future. The BAI wishes Midwest Radio continued success in serving its audiences over the duration of the next contract period.”
The BAI was represented at the contract signings by the chairperson, Bob Collins and Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive, while Midwest Radio was represented by director Chris Carroll; and managing director Paul Claffey. The new contract will come into effect on Wednesday, July 24.