From left: Ryan Tubridy, Marian Finucane and Seán O’Rourke
Laura Slattery, in The Irish Times, reports:
Marian Finucane’s audience is 58,000 lower than it was at this point a year ago, while her Sunday show has fallen 38,000 to 308,000, having slipped 28,000 year-on-year.
Sean O’Rourke dropped to 295,000, down 17,000 since the last survey and 59,000 since reaching a high of 354,000 a year ago.
Tubridy now has 304,000 listeners, down 14,000 since the last survey and 32,000 year-on-year.
… Tom McGuire, head of Radio 1, said this survey was “a bit of a curate’s egg, I suppose”, with news and sport doing better than the rest.
“There is work to be done with Ryan and Sean,” he said, but he was less concerned about Finucane’s losses, citing the tendency of weekend JNLR numbers to make big swings…