The following is a database of all Radio Stations serving Cork City and Cork County in Ireland. If the station has a website, just click the station name to be taken there. We have also included details of radio stations serving other areas which are easily receiveable in the Cork area.

OFFICIAL STATIONS (Updated October/2004) (RTE/BCI) A list of stations serving areas of, or all of, Cork City and Cork County. Individual transmitters serving County Cork for the national stations are too numerous to mention here. The frequency ranges for the national stations apply to almost all the country, as well as County Cork

FM-MHzStation name + details
88.2-90.0srRTE Radio 1 Nationwide station with wideranging format. Also on LW and MW (see below)
90.4-92.2srRTE 2FM Nationwide Network (91.4 Cork City, 92.0 Cork city centre)
92.6-94.4srRTE R. na G. RTE's Irish language station (93.6 for Cork City, 94.1 Cork city centre)
95.6-96.8srCork's 96FM: 96.4 Cork City and East Co. Cork, 96.1 North Co. Cork, 95.8 West/South Co. Cork. Also fill-in relays: 96.0 for Carrigaline/Cobh area, 95.6 Mitchelstown/Fermoy, 96.8 Youghal town, 96.8 Kinsale
97.4sCork Campus Radio (CCR) (College radio from UCC) serving Cork City
97.8-99.6srLyric FM RTE's national classical music station (98.8 Cork city, 99.3 Cork city centre)
100.0-101.8srToday FM -nationwide independent station (101.0 Cork City)
102.6-103.7sr103FM County Sound (North) 103.7 -main transmitter, 102.6 - Cork City and surrounding areas, 102.9 - Fermoy/Mitchelstown area, also Youghal on 103.0 and Carrigaline/Cobh area on 103.5
103.3sr103FM County Sound, West Cork opt-out from studios in Bandon. There is a fill-in transmitter for Kinsale on 103.0
104.5-106.1sr'RedFM 104-106' : 106.1 Cork city and East, 104.5 West+South Co. Cork, 105.7 North Co. Cork, also other 'fill-ins': Youghal 105.1, Fermoy 105.4, Bantry 105.4,
107.2sCommunity Radio Youghal (CRY) serving Youghal area of County Cork. Tel.024-91199 (old website)
107.2sr CSN FM on-air certain days only, from C.S.N. college, Tramore rd, Cork City
107.8sCUH FM (Hospital radio from C.U.H.-Wilton, Cork city) Tel.021-4342117

NOTE: 'Cork's 96FM' and '103FM County Sound' networks are owned by the same company. Programming are simulcast at certain times of the day and overnight - this occurs between 6PM and 7PM and between 11PM and 7AM on weekdays, weekends are variable. The 103FM County Sound network breaks into two (�North� and �West�) for daily opt-outs as shown above, (10AM-6PM weekdays, less hours at weekends).

FM stations for other areas easily receivable in Cork City and County:

Radio Kerry's main transmitter on 97.0 can be heard across much of Cork County and City. WLR (Waterford)'s 95.1 frequency and Beat FM's 102.2 frequency are available in East Co.Cork and parts of Cork city. Live 95 Limerick on 95.0 and Tipp Mid-West on 104.8 can be heard in much of North County Cork.

What can be heard on LONG WAVE and MEDIUM WAVE??

A listing below of the more easily receivable (both day and night) stations in Cork City on Long Wave and Medium Wave (7/2004):

Long Wave (LW)

162__ France Inter
183__ Europe 1 (French)
198__ BBC Radio 4 LW
252__ RTE Radio 1 (same as Medium Wave version)

Medium Wave (MW)/AM

729__ RTE Radio 1 (Cork transmitter. Rest of country 567kHz is suspended until November) Some programmes on RTE Radio 1 on LW + MW differ from FM
882__ BBC Radio Wales (good reception during day, gets poor at night)
909__ BBC Radio 5 Live
1089__ TalkSPORT UK (sometimes at dawn/dusk/night 1053kHz is better)

CABLE FM RADIO LISTINGS - (Last updated 1/2004) Available on Cork City's Cable TV system (now known as 'Chorus Multichannel') by connecting FM tuner to service.
97.3__s_BBC RADIO 2
98.0__s_Classic FM
99.3__s_'MTV' AUDIO
99.9__sr_RTE RADIO 1
100.5__s_BBC RADIO 1(pop/dance)
101.7__s_BBC RADIO 3 (classical music)
102.4_sr_RTE RnaG
103.0_sr_RTE RADIO 1
103.6_sr_RTE RADIO 2FM
104.1_s__BBC RADIO 4


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