Over 16 stations were represented at the Board officers and managers training in Athlone on the weekend of the 7th and 8th October 2016. Workshops on Strategic planning, Governance and Online management tools were held as well as the Annual CRAOL AGM. Paula Healy of Flirt Fm, Albertine Dennis of Dublin South Fm and Cathal Cassidy of Dundalk Fm stepped down from the committee and were thanked for their service over the last few years. After a ballot of its members Mary Lennon of Athlone Community radio, AineMae O’Mahony of Raidio Corca Baiscinn and Judy-Meg Ní Chinnéide were elected onto the committee for 2016/2017.
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten launched new research on community radio entitled Perspectives on Community radio which was conducted by MRBI. You can find the research here