M/19/002 – Kerry FM/ Clare Radio, Dreamglade

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Kerry Acquisitions Limited of Clare Community Radio Holdings PLC and Dreamglade Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday January 25, 2019 Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
Radio Kerry Group

Radio Kerry Group operates three radio stations, i.e., Radio Kerry, Shannonside 104FM and Northern Sound Radio. Radio Kerry is a local commercial radio station, broadcasts throughout the County of Kerry. Shannonside 104 FM broadcasts throughout the South Leitrim, County Longford, and County Roscommon regions. Northern Sound Radio broadcasts throughout the Cavan and Monaghan regions .

Clare Community Radio Holdings PLC

Clare Community Radio Holdings Plc, trading as Clare FM, is a public limited company incorporated in the State and operates as a local commercial radio station and broadcasts throughout the County of Clare.

Dreamglade Limited

Dreamglade Limited holds certain interest in Tipp FM, which operates as a local commercial radio station licensed and broadcasts throughout the County of Tipperary.

Economic sector Media merger
Radio Broadcasting Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, February 8, 2019
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tommy Burke

Tel: (+353)1 402 5503

E-mail: tommyburke@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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