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Carlow / Kildare



Original Radiowaves.FM Station Page 2002

CKR FM is the local licensed service for Carlow and Kildare which can be received by tuning to 97.3FM, 97.6FM or 107.4FM.
From its studios in Naas, Leixlip and Carlow, CKR provides adult contemporary music with comprehensive coverage of local news and sport to its target audience of 18-50 year olds.
The station’s franchise area was realigned by the BCI at the start of 2002 for the next round of licence awards.
Unfortunately, CKR FM were unsuccessful in applying for the licence to serve the new sole Co Kildare franchise.
They will cease broadcasting in October 2003.

CKR bits
Lismard House, Tullow Street, Carlow

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