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Online radio station to plug local rockers

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
24th March, 2019
Sinead Troy, Angela Dorgan, Martin Byrne and Peter McPartlin at the launch of an all-Irish music station on the Irish Radioplayer AppRuth Medjber

Irish musicians are set to receive a boost with the development of a new online station which will exclusively play Irish music.

The PlayIrish digital station has been developed by a number of industry heavyweights, including Peter McPartlin, former chief executive of Today FM; Liam Thompson, former group programme director of Communicorp, the company behind Newstalk, Today FM and 98FM; and Sinéad Troy, managing director of the Irish Association of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (IASCA)....

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