BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle sweep up at awards

BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle team The BBC Radio Foyle Team with, centre, BBC Northern Ireland’s Head of Radio, Fergus Keeling

BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle is the most listened to station in Northern Ireland according to Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR) and the station had a fantastic night at the recent Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards - taking home a total of 14 awards.

The station won five Gold, seven Silver and two Bronze awards at the event, which took place in Galway.

BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle secured 17 nominations in all across its full range of output, including speech, news and current affairs, specialist music, comedy and Irish language.

Fergus Keeling, Head of Radio for BBC Northern Ireland said: "We work very hard to provide our listeners with programmes that engage their hearts, minds and ears and it is simply a joy to us that our peers have recognised our efforts in this way.

"I would like to thank all those who work in BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle for pouring their heart and soul into our programmes and of course, I'd like to thank our listeners, the people we do this for."

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