Battle for radio stations’ second place heats up

Battle for radio stations’ second place heats up
Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates are close competitors for early evening listeners Picture: Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

The latest listenership figures show that RTÉ’s flagship station dominates overall, but the race between Today FM, Newstalk and 2FM is as fierce as ever

In most cases, first place is the desired position, but in the Irish radio industry RTÉ Radio One is miles ahead of the competition, with 869,000 daily listeners. So the big fight is for second, and the competition has never been so fierce.

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