Playback Sponsorship


RTÉ Radio 1's Playback is available for sponsorship.

With 297,000* listeners per week, Playback is now the 9th most listened-to national radio show in Ireland. The podcast of Playback has an average of over 46,000 downloads per month.

Join new presenters, Ronan Kelly and Sinead Mooney, every Saturday morning as they present a one hour compilation of the weeks radio highlights from across all RTÉ Radio platforms.

As well as RTÉ Radio 1, 2FM and lyric fm, Playback will also feature highlights from RTÉ Digital Radio Stations, RTÉ Junior and RTÉ Gold.

Previous Sponsors: The Irish Times | AA Home Insurance | Ballymalloe Relish

*Source: JNLR/Ipsos MRBI 2019/2


Radio Elements

Sponsorship stings: 5 x sponsor credited stings every Saturday. Sponsor promos:
  • 1 x sponsor credited sting every Thursday (Arena 7.00pm - 8.00pm)
  • 1 x sponsor credited sting every Friday (Drivetime with Mary Wilson 4.30pm - 7.00pm)
Podcast Sponsorship: 1 x sponsor credited sting on every Saturday playback podcast. Homepage Sponsorship: Sponsor presence on Playback homepage (625 x 100px standard display unit). Sponsor Sting format: "Playback on RTÉ Radio 1 with (sponsor) (sponsor tagline)" (maximum 10" in length). *New* Playback Daily:
  • Playback Daily is a brand new daily highlights programme of the best of each days radio from RTÉ Radio 1. These shows will broadcast at the following times and will feature a sponsor credited sting at the beginning  and end of each show.
  • 7.00pm - 8.00pm, Monday - Friday, Radio 1 Extra.
  • 2.00am - 3.00am, Tuesday - Saturday, Radio 1 Extra.

Sponsorship Fee

12 Months €105,000
6 Months €70,000

For more information please contact: 01 208 3430 01 208 2963 01 208 2099 01 208 2563