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JNRL Results Announced

The Joint National Radio Listnership(JNRL) has issued it latest results. The survey is carried out by JNRL and Ipsos MRBI for the Radio industry and its regulator the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The latest figures show RTÉ Radio with 34% of the Radio Market, national Communicorp Radio stations with 20% of the market and local radio taking up 57% of the total market. Dublin's most popular radio station is RTÉ Radio 1, Cork's most popular is Radio Ireland's C103/96, Beat FM is the most popular station in the South East with 25%, Spin South West and RTÉ Radio 1 are equal in popularity with 22% in the South West of the Country, iRadio takes the top place in the North West with 23%, while RTÉ One take the top spot in the Midlands and in Multicity regions with 19% and 25% of those markets, respectively.

Local radio remains the most popular type of radio in the country, followed by RTÉ Radio stations and then by the two national Comunicorp radio station Newstalk and TodayFM.

Nationally in the morning RTÉ's Morning Ireland has 436,000 listeners, TodayFM's Breakfast show had 189,000 listeners, Republic Of Breakfast on 2FM had 178,000 listeners while Newstalk's Breakfast had 119,000 listeners.

In their mid-morning slots RTÉ's Ronan Collins had 217,000 listeners, 334,0000 for Tubs and 342,000 for Today, Dermot and Dave on TodayFM had 176,000 listeners, Pat Kenny had 151,000 listeners on Newstalk and The Nicky Byrne Show on 2FM had 144,000 listeners.

At lunchtime RTÉ's News At 1 had 325,000, 2FM's Tracy Clifford had 124,000, Al Porter had 122,000 on Today FM and High Noon on Newstalk had 98,000.

Afternoons with Liveline had 381,000 tuning into Radio 1 and Moncriff on Newstalk had 77,000.

Drivetime on Radio 1 had 238,000, Today FM's The Last Word had 130,000, The Eoghan McDermott Show had 118,000 on 2fm and Newstalk's Drive also had 130,000 listeners.