Saturday, February 03, 2007

Irish Podcasting comes out on top at this years Digital Media Awards

A pioneering Irish-language project won the top award last night at the Digital Media Awards held in Dublin’s Burlington Hotel.

The Irish-language podcast An tImeall won the award for the Best Independent Podcast, and then went on to receive the Grand Prix for the top marks received among the 22 category winners.

Graeme Slattery, Head of Music at 3 Mobile, presented one of the two awards to Conn Ó Muíneacháin from County Clare based company Edgecast Media. Conn launched An tImeall in 2005. It was the first podcast in the Irish language.


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Third in the Grand Prix was WLR FM who also won best Commercial Radio Podcasting award on the night.

Brian Greene, Partner, doop.ie presented the award to Roddie Cleere & Tim Hasset of Waterford Local Radio.


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[disclaimer: i was a judge for the DMA's 2007 and yes that is me pictured above]

[update] Video Bloggers/Podcaster/Youtubers BALCONY TV also took a gong for best music site.

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2 Comments:

Dean Whitbread said...

Yer a handsome fella, alright, but you needed to be standing on a box for this picture...

4:43 PM  
Bernie said...

Cool! Viewers can spot BHG. He's the one with the ear to the ground!

5:35 AM  

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