- Richard Smith Award:
This award is open to all members of each Station
- Chairpersons Award:
Nominations for this Award Can be forwarded to the Manager of each station. Each Manager can Nominate a person or persons for the award with a brief profile of each nominee( not more than 250 words)
- New Presenter of the year:
Presenters who have joined a station in the last 18 months are eligible to be nominated for this award.
- Irish Bi Lingual award.
Nominees should be seen as promoting the Irish Language. Programmes can be presented in all spoken Irish or Bi Lingual(programme can be presented in Irish/English)
- Irish Music Programme:
Nominees should be seen as promoting Irish Artists and music. The category can include POP, Country,Traditional,Ballads etc recorded by Irish Artists.
- Specialist Music Awards:
This year this category gas been divided into four sections with an award presented in each section.
- Presenter of the Year:
Any person presenting a programme can nominate themselves for this award the format will have a winner from each station. Each Winner will receive an award and then the judging panel will choose an Overall winner from those individual winners.
Nominations must be given to to the IHRN Representative at each station in a sealed envelope withe the Category and nominees name written on the front of the envelope.
The final date for entries is the 30th of June 2011.No entries will be accepted after this date.
Nominees can use Cd or mp3s for their audio clip (Each clip must not be more than 3 minutes duration)
The Chairman's Award and Richard Smith Award Should consist of a written submission.
Three judges will be nominated, they will be totally independent of each station.
Here is the official programme of events for the 2009/10 networking day. Noel Welch (p.r.o.) wil be compere for the day.
St. Ita's Bus will be at the hospital at 7.30 am, Pick up at the Mater at 8.00 am
Limerick travelling By Car Contact Tom O Sullivan for details.
Cork Bus leaving at 9.00 am, Contact Donal Cronin for details.
11.00 0fficial Opening
Patricia Kelly, Executive Officer, Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland
Richard Smith (The AtoZ of Pop) Ash Permitting
Paul Doyle (Hospital Radio )
Pat Kennedy. WNHU Conniticut
1:00 Lunch (and informal chat)
2.30 Presentation Of Service Pins
Presentation of Awards
1: Recognition of service of past Members.
2: Production Award
3: New Presenter Award
4: Irish Programme of the Year
5: Specialist Music Show
6: Presenter of the Year
7: The Richard Smith Award
8 : The Lifetime achievement Award
5.00 Official Close