Tuesday September 22, 2020

Quinn stakes claim for youth radio licence

Former Irish international Niall Quinn could gain a stake in one of the state’s most promising radio licences, if his FM107 consortium’s bid for the midlands/north-east youth franchise is successful.

9th December, 2006

Quinn has taken a 4 per cent stake in one of five consortia bidding for the licence and played an active role in drawing up its submission to the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BCI), The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Rival applicants include TV3, Spin FM, Red FM and former 98FMand Newstalk boss Dan Healy. Quinn’s partners are the Midlands’ largest regional newspaper group, Celtic Media Group, plus Midlands 103, which broadcasts in Laois, Offaly and...

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