Irish Farmers Journal to Sponsor RTE Radio 1’s Countrywide

RTÉ Radio 1

The Irish Farmers Journal has been confirmed as the new sponsor of RTE Radio 1’s agricultural affairs programme, Countrywide.

Presented by Damien O’Reilly, Countrywide’s audience now reaches 220,000 listeners every Saturday morning at 08.00 – 09.00

The 12-month sponsorship will commence on October 17th 2020 and includes four sponsor-credited stings per show, sponsor-credited promos in Morning Ireland and Drivetime plus podcast and homepage sponsorship.

Tara Farrell, Radio & Audio Sponsorship Manager, RTÉ Media Sales said: “RTE Media Sales are delighted to announce the Irish Farmers Journal as new sponsor of RTE Radio 1’s Countrywide.

“Given the natural synergy between both brands, we are confident Countrywide’s 220,000 listenership will deliver a highly effective platform for the Irish Farmers Journal to communicate directly with its readers.”

Jamie Leonard, Circulation and Marketing Manager, Irish Farmers Journal added: “This is a really exciting partnership for the Irish Farmers Journal which coincides with the publication of our highest print readership figure in 20 years.

RTÉ Countrywide shines a spotlight on the issues facing both farmers and those living in rural Ireland every week and it’s a perfect fit for the Irish Farmers Journal.”