Countrywide on RTÉ Radio 1 Sponsorship

Presented by Philip Boucher Hayes, Countrywide is RTÉ Radio 1’s Saturday morning rural affairs radio programme. Broadcasting from 8am Countrywide is a 60-minute show featuring stories from right across rural Ireland with a focus on food, farming; climate and biodiversity; future challenges and past glories. Regular contributors Della Kilroy and Hannah Quinn-Mulligan join old favourite Seamus O’Rourke to bring listeners the very best of rural Ireland.

In 2022, RTÉ Radio 1’s Countrywide was recognised by the IMRO Radio Awards with a Gold for Best Magazine Programme. With 251,000* listeners tuning in every week Countrywide has firmly positioned itself in Ireland’s Top 20 most listened-to radio shows.

Previous Sponsors Include: Irish Farmers Journal, National Dairy Council, Calour

*Source JNLR /Ipsos MRBI 2022-4


Sponsor Credited Stings 5 x 10” stings per show
Sponsor Credited Promos 1 x sponsor credited promo every Friday
- Morning Ireland at 7.45am
1 x sponsor credited promo every Friday
- Drivetime at 16.40pm
Homepage Sponsorship Sponsor Sponsor leaderboard on show homepage
Podcast Sponsorship 1 x sponsor credited 10” sting preceding all Countrywide podcasts


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6 Months €50,000
12 Months €90,000



For more information please contact:

Tara Farrell Sponsorship Manager - RTÉ Radio
087 224 1040