New JNLR research July 2022 (radio). From The Irish Independent here https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/radio/jnlr-figures-2fm-boss-says-replacing-louise-mcsharry-completely-justified-as-latest-radio-numbers-revealed-41874168.html
Figures released under the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) show that the majority of RTÉ Radio 1’s weekday shows have increased their listenership while the big win for its sister station, 2FM, is with The Breakfast Show which is up 9,000 listeners to 123,000.
Bauer Media’s Today FM is celebrating after it recorded a market share of 9.2pc, which is its highest in over a decade. This compares to RTÉ’s 2FM at 5.8pc. Earlier this year, Today FM added an extra hour to The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show, bringing its listenership up by 15,000 to 201,000. The Ray Foley show has gained 6,000 listeners, The Last Word with Matt Cooper is up 3,000 while Dermot and Dave has seen a drop of 3,000, bringing it to 203,000
Morning Ireland on Radio 1 remains the most popular show nationally, as it has increased its listenership to 473,000, which is up 8,000 listeners
Today with Claire Byrne has similarly seen an increase in its audience by 8,000, now having a listenership of 350,000, with Drivetime also gaining 1,000 listeners, with 216,000 tuning in every weekday evening,
Liveline has seen a drop, with Joe Duffy’s programme losing 3,000 listeners.
Playback, which is presented by Sinéad Mooney, has seen the biggest increase in the station, gaining 32,000 listeners.
At the weekend, while Brendan O’Connor’s Saturday show has seen a drop of 7,000 listeners, his Sunday show is up 4,000.
And Sunday with Miriam gained 11,000 as 339,000 listeners engage every Sunday morning.
Bauer Media’s Newstalk is celebrating its breakfast show being up 5,000 listeners to 146,000, The Pat Kenny Show is down 2,000, Lunchtime Live is down 3,000 and The Hard Shoulder remains the same at 155,000.