RTÉ Radio radio stations have been nominated for a total of 37 awards in the PPI Radio Awards 2014 shortlist, which was released at midday today, 3rd September.
The nominations include 31 for RTÉ Radio 1 programmes, two for RTÉ 2fm, three for RTÉ lyric fm and one for RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
RTÉ Radio 1 has been nominated in some of the PPI’s most prestigious categories, including News Story of the Year, News Programme of the Year, Sports Programme of the Year, Documentary of the Year and News Broadcaster of the Year to name but a few.
RTÉ 2fm’s Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene has proved itself as popular with the awarding body as it is with its listeners, having received nominations for Newcomer of the Year (Nicky Byrne) and the coveted Music Programme of the Year Award.
RTÉ lyric fm has been nominated for Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year, Music Special/Music Event of the Year and New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta has received a nomination for Specialist Music Programme of the Year for its popular alternative music programme, An Taobh Tuathail.
The PPI Radio Awards winners will be announced at the annual Gala Awards night at the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, which takes place this year on Friday 3rd October.