About Radio

Ocean FM – The perfect Music Mix

UNDISPUTED NUMBER 1 RADIO STATION IN THE REGION

Ocean FM is a full service local radio station providing programming that appeals to all adults with a particular focus on people aged 25 years and older. Our service is based on a philosophy of “local first” with local news, sport, current affairs and talk programming forming the backbone of our programme schedule.

Our Programmes

Our day time programmes reflect our deep roots in communities across the North West with content of relevance to a wide range of tastes and interests. Our general music is a mix of current and older music from the 60’s to the present day. We have a significant commitment to specialist country music with almost 17 hours per week.

We are the leading station in the country for playing Irish music across all genres and have received the IMRO Award for the past two years.

Although we are the smallest local station in the country, our commitment to high quality content has made us one of the most decorated, with five gold awards at the most recent PPI’s.

60% of all adults listening every week
82,000 adults (over 15) in franchise area
37,000 people tuning in at any one time
70% listeners aged 25 to 50
55% female

Serving the North West of Ireland
since 2004

Bringing our Listeners, Local News, Discussion that matters, Great Music & Entertainment

Experienced

Our team of Presenters, Producers and Journalists have been creating exciting radio for over 12 years.In 2004 when Ocean FM was first launched the best in regional and national talent from the north west was assembled.

CEO and Presenter of North West Today Niall Delaney is an award winning journalist with over 30 years experience in the media. His strong editorial ethos has been a hallmark of the quality of content produced by the station.

From the newsroom to each show, proven professionals with a track record in the media lead the agenda at Ocean.

Talented

Our Commercial Team are trained business consultants who are tasked with applying their talents to your business.

Central to the ethos of the business is understanding clients needs. Our Commercial team carry out a complementary but detailed analysis with clients to ensure we only recommend the right solution.

From video and social media to radio and cinema advertising we will help guide you through todays busy media environment and get the right selection for you and your business.

Award Winning

One of the most acclaimed radio stations in Ireland; Ocean has scooped national and International prizes for its content creation and innovation.

From the New York Radio Awards to the Prestigious Prix Europa Ocean has been ambitious and successful on the International stage.

Nationally the station has won several Gold PPI awards, known as the Oscars of Irish Radio.

The digital innovation at the station has seen it scoop ‘E Government Award’ and ‘National Web Awards’ accolades.