Sustainable Media Ireland Purpose

Sustainable Media Ireland brings the Irish media sector together to learn, share knowledge and experience, and partner on sustainability initiatives and campaigns.

Promote best practice

The Network fosters best practice and supports Members to improve their performance on environmental and social issues.

Galvanize positive action

The Network encourages Members to use their collective voice to inspire positive action across society on the sustainable development agenda.

Encourage collaboration

The Network provides a forum for collaboration and partnership between the media sector and with external organisations.

Sustainable Media Ireland Governance

Sustainable Media Ireland is an initiative of Coimisiún na Meán. Established in November 2020, it was originally called the Broadcasting Sustainability Network, before being re-named as Sustainable Media Ireland in 2024.

It is governed by a Steering Group made up of Network Members representing the different parts of the media sector.

They are:

From CRAOL: Eoghan Holland (Flirt FM) and Declan Gibbons (CRKC FM)

From Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland: Louise Ryan and Michael Byrne

From Independent Broadcasters of Ireland: Michael Kelly (Independent Broadcasters of Ireland) and João Soares (Shannonside/Northern Sound)

From LearningWaves: Teresa Hanratty

From RTÉ: Eileen Duggan / Nicki Rocca

From Screen Producers Ireland: Anthony Muldoon

From TG4: Laura Ní Cheallaigh / Neil Keaveney

From Coimisiún na Meán: Sinéad Crowley and Elizabeth Farrelly

From Virgin Media: Áine Egan

The independent chair of the Steering Group is Claire Hyland (Thinkhouse)

The independent Network Coordinator is SustainabilityWorks

Coimisiún na Meán provides ongoing Secretariat support to the Network

Sustainable Media Ireland Members

Our Members span many parts of the media sector, from commercial, community and public-service broadcasters, to programme-makers and creative collaborators, to representative and statutory bodies. See below for a full list of current members.

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland

Coimisiún na Meán

Radio Corca Baiscinn

West Limerick 102

Screen Producers Ireland (SPI)

Virgin Media Television

Athlone Community Radio

Bauer Media Audio Ireland

Claremorris Community Radio

Classic Hits FM

Community Radio Kilkenny City (CRKC)

Connemara Community Radio

Cork’s 96FM & C103

Dublin’s Q102

Galway Bay FM

Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI)

Shannonside Northern Sound

How to become a Member?

If you want to find out more about Sustainable Media Ireland, are interested in becoming a member, or are keen to collaborate, please get in touch by sending us an email.

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