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# imro - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Muireann O'Connell nominated for two IMRO awards after being dropped by Today FM
# Imro Radio Awards
# Imro Radio Awards

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 1:37 PM 48,377 Views 30 Comments

O’Connell had been dropped from the radio station in July.

# imro - Sunday 19 November, 2017

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'
# Life As A Musician
# Life As A Musician

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Nov 19th 2017, 12:00 PM 47,280 Views 37 Comments

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

# imro - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'
# Questions Of Copyright
# Questions Of Copyright

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'

Nov 16th 2017, 2:18 PM 64,250 Views 78 Comments

At the launch of a new IMRO report today, there was a serious focus on the issue of copyright and how much musicians make from sites like YouTube.

# imro - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Here are the 10 tunes shortlisted for Irish song of the year
# Top Of The Pile
# Top Of The Pile

Here are the 10 tunes shortlisted for Irish song of the year

Feb 1st 2017, 9:22 PM 19,543 Views 20 Comments

The shortlist for the RTÉ Choice Irish song of the year has been announced.

# imro - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*
# Choice Music Prize
# Choice Music Prize

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

Jan 11th 2017, 4:31 PM 19,485 Views 32 Comments

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

# imro - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them
# Check Their Policies
# Check Their Policies

Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them

Feb 21st 2016, 6:57 PM 11,402 Views 40 Comments

We had a look at the main parties’ arts policies to see what they promise.

# imro - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

Mar 29th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,467 Views 81 Comments

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole
# Moves Like Wallace
# Moves Like Wallace

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don't rely on the dole

Mar 29th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,335 Views 45 Comments

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

# imro - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Illegal downloading and recession led to "hollowing out" of Irish music industry
# IMRO
# IMRO

Illegal downloading and recession led to "hollowing out" of Irish music industry

Feb 18th 2015, 5:54 PM 8,523 Views 33 Comments

A new report from IMRO details how the industry can begin to recover.

# imro - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Small local station scoops Europe’s biggest radio drama prize
# Francisco
# Francisco

Small local station scoops Europe’s biggest radio drama prize

Oct 26th 2013, 5:16 PM 9,577 Views 5 Comments

The Prix Europa gong went to Ocean FM for a three-part play called Francisco, the fascinating story of a ship captain shipwrecked here from a Spanish armada.

# imro - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Irish Music Rights Organisation reports 4.2pc drop in licensing revenue
# IMRO
# IMRO

Irish Music Rights Organisation reports 4.2pc drop in licensing revenue

Jun 20th 2012, 1:29 PM 2,352 Views 16 Comments

Financial report shows dip in IMRO licencing revenue, and 13 per cent increase in overseas revenue.