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Governance Handbook for Industry Networks

A Governance Handbook for Industry Networks: Guide for the Effective Operation of Management Committees and Boards of Directors”, while not a definitive guide, provides a good introduction to the effective operation of Board and Management Committees. The Handbook provides guidance on a range of topics such as governance, financial responsibilities, and running effective board meetings. The Handbook also contains a range of website links, contact details and recommended texts to assist users. The contents of this publication are based on an earlier handbook produced by the BAI’s predecessor, the BCI, as part of the Network Development Project in 2007.


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Libel Workshop 2012



South Tipperary General Hospital Radio hosted the I.H.R.N. Training workshop on Saturday the 14th of April 2012.

The subject for the workshop was media law and the  instructor was Andrea Martin Solicitor specialising in media law and author of the book  Media law in ireland. 

Read more: Libel Workshop 2012

St. Ita's Staff

Stereo Jack

Name : Stereo Jack

Show : Golden Oldies

Jack always been interested in Hospital Radio and remembers its first broadcast in 1983 in fact he tells me that he operated the decks for the very first air checks for the station. He took a break from radio for and few years but then availed of our training service in 1993 and is now an invaluable member of the Hospital Radio Team

Steve Marry

Name : Steve Marry

Show : Steve in the Morning

Steve joined us in april 2007. Currently he presents a hour of middle of the road music every Tuesday and thursday morningl

Damien Carey

Name : Damien Carey

Show : Sunday Lunch

Damien joined us in January 2007. Currently he presents an oldies show on Sunday afternoon and covers for the other weekend presenters in their absence.

Dympna Cullen

Name : Dympna Cullen

Show : Classic Requests

Dympna joined our training program in January 2007. having completed her initial training she now presents a classical music program from 11.00 to 12.00 each thursday morning.


Christine Noctor

Name : Christine Noctor

Show : The Pure Irish

Christine presents The Pure Irish every Wednesday at twelve o clock. Her show is a music mix of Irish artists. There's a trip down memory lane with a weekly showband feature, a three in a row from a featured Irish artist and a coupla focal courtesy of our friends at Gael Linn.

John Martin

Name : John Martin

Show : The Orange Blossom Country Special

John has been with us since the eighties. He was a presenter on TTTR. He presents our Sunday morning programme with mass live from the Church at St. Ita's. He specialises in country music with his Irish country request show and the ever popular Orange Blossom Country Special.

Annette Kane

Name : Annette Kane

Show : The Morning Show

Annette joined the Hospital Radio team in 2006. She is currently co-presenting the morning show with Paul Woods. We hope to have her flying solo in the near future presenting her very own show.

Colm O Grady

Name : Colm O Grady

Show : The Saturday Morning Music Show

Colm has been with the Station a few years now and presents the Saturday morning show. He has an expert knowledge of music form the 50s to today and will source the most hard to find music if requested.. If you have ever enjoyed our weekend automated system Colm is the man to thank as he is responsible for it.

Phil Fagan

Name : Phil Fagan

Show : Pure Magic

Phil joined us in early 2004. His show entitled Pure Magic is full of great music and features such as Going For Gold and Back 2 the Future. Phil's early radio influences were Sunshine 101 and Radio Nova. Keep an eye out for him on the nightclub scene as he is a regular at various venues around Dublin.

Jason Reynolds

Name : Jason Reynolds

Show : Monday Lunch

Jason is a home grown talent. He had no previous radio experience when he joined us in 2004 availing of our training programme. He now presents the Monday lunchtime show from 12.00 to 14.00 .

Ken Hughes

Name : Ken Hughes

Show : Eighties Gold

Ken is a voluntary presenter and also the Station engineer (also voluntary). He keeps the show on the road with his expertise in all things electronic. He is also an excellent jock and anyone frequented the pubs and clubs in the local area in the mid eighties may well remember him.

Paul Woods

Name : Paul Woods

Show : The Morning Show

Paul was a long time listener but joined the on air team in 2005. He presents the morning show and an at the movies show . He is another presenter that availed of our training programme having no previous radio experience.

Rob Davis

Name : Rob Davis

Show : Classic & Future Gold

Rob joined us in 2004 and presents The Love Zone featuring Love songs and today. .Rob first broadcast on the very popular pirate ARD in 1979 and has graced many studios since. His fondest memories of listening to radio in his youth is of Radio Luxemburg and BBC Radio 1. He says the best radio he every heard was Chris Carey's Radio Nova "even the adds were brilliant". Rob is a keen collector of radio memorabilia and has his own radio production studio.

Michael O Brien

Name : Michael O Brien

Show : Easy Listening

is a shift worker and broadcasts in his spare time. He has studied radio production at college and hopes to pursue a full time career in broadcasting one day. He also presents a show on Near FM which is a community Station on the north side of Dublin.

Richard Smith

Name : Richard Smith

Show : The A to Z Of Pop

Having spent many months in Hospital Following an accident I feel that I have a better idea, and a greater understanding of what patients and staff need from their local service. So, I set about creating a programme which, hopefully would appeal to most listeners young and old alike, and in such a format that would suit their varying listening habits. ‘The A to Z of pop!’ has been created especially with Hospital Radio listener’s in mind. ..........................................................................Read more here.

Mike Treacy

Name : Michael Treacy

Show : The Roots

Mike joined us on work experience from his media course in the Liberties college 2005 . He was to be with us for a few months gaining research and on air experience but as i thpe this on june 2007 he is still with us . You may meet Michael out and about doing Vox pops which he uses in his show.

Tom Noctor

Name : Tom Noctor

Show : The Golden Years

I am the Station Manager. It is my job to keep things running smoothly. In that regard I am very lucky to have such a great bunch of dedicated volunteers to work with. I don't get on air as much as I would like as the administration keeps me busy and we have a good compliment of presenters at the moment.


Kids Party 08

CUh Party

Donal Cronin

HUNDREDS of sick and vulnerable Cork kids got to visit Santa Claus in style in a series of trips organised by the Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club.
Vintage cars, a fleet of minis, a Hummer, stretched limousines and even Michael Flatley’s Rolls Royce were on hand to transport the kids to a winter wonderland at Fota House in east Cork.

CUH FM joined the convoy with presenters Noel Welch and Jim Jamel chatting with the kids and their families on what was a very enjoyable day for all concerned. The special programme was broadcast on Christmas Eve.

CUH party 08

A total of 240 children made the trip in four sessions from Cork University Hospital, the South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, Cork Deaf Association and Edel House.