Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM

Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM

Muireann Oโ€™Connell has been nominated for two 2019 IMRO Radio Awards two months after being dropped from Today FMโ€™s schedule.

At the end of July, the station announced that Mairead Ronan will take over as presenter of a new 12-2pm daytime show, a slot which was previously hosted by Oโ€™Connell.

Today, Oโ€™Connell bagged herself two IMRO Radio Award nominations - one for Music and Entertainment Presenter of the Year and other in the General Music Programme category.

Other nominees in the Music and Entertainment Presenter of Year category are: Dara Quilty (98FM), Dermot Whelan (Today FM), Luke O'Faolain (98FM), and Ray Foley (Cork's RedFM).

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๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฑ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฑ ๐—ท๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ #IMRO19 It has been another stellar year in radio broadcasting on the island of Ireland and the crรจme de la crรจme were today announced on the IMRO Radio Awards 2019 shortlist. A major highlight of the industry year, the Awards, which are sponsored by IMRO and BAI, will take place on Friday 4th October at the Lyrath Estate Hotel Kilkenny. The names of those taking home the trophies will be a closely guarded secret until the night itself.

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The nominees in the General Music Programme category include: Dermot & Dave (Today FM), More Music with Philip Bourke (Cork's Red FM), The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty (98FM) and The Saturday Soundtrack with Peter Devlin (Radio Nova)

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๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฑ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฑ ๐—ท๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ #IMRO19 It has been another stellar year in radio broadcasting on the island of Ireland and the crรจme de la crรจme were today announced on the IMRO Radio Awards 2019 shortlist. A major highlight of the industry year, the Awards, which are sponsored by IMRO and BAI, will take place on Friday 4th October at the Lyrath Estate Hotel Kilkenny. The names of those taking home the trophies will be a closely guarded secret until the night itself.

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โ€œIncredibly grateful for both my @IMRORadioAwards nominations,โ€ the Limerick lady tweet on hearing the news.

Now, would station anyone have an olโ€™ spare seat?

The awards will take place on Friday, October 4 at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny.

Find out who else made the cut here.

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