The official Irish Radio app, designed in partnership with RTÉ and the IBI, now available for iPhone and iPad.

Car Mode, Sleep Timer, and a slick layout for iPhone. Quite simply, the best radio app in the world.

Scroll through radio recommended just for you, see what's local or trending, save your favourite stations and shows, and play them with one tap.

All RTÉ services, and dozens more great Irish stations, on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Tune in to live streams of radio, or browse our on-demand programmes and podcasts.

This radio app has everything from news and sport - to pop, rock, indie, dance, jazz, and classical. It's perfect for football, hurling, rugby, and UK soccer at the weekend.

Irish Radioplayer is a partnership between RTÉ and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, aimed at making radio listening easier. The partnership is backed by RTÉ (owners of stations like RTÉ Radio 1, RTÉ 2fm, RTÉ lyric fm, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, RTÉ Gold, RTÉ 2XM, RTÉ Jr Radio, RTÉ Pulse and RTÉ Radio 1 extra).

The IBI includes UTV (who run FM104, Q102, C103, Cork’s 96FM, Galway Bay FM, WLRFM, Live 95FM and LMFM), and Communicorp (operators of Newstalk, Today FM, TX FM, Spin 103.8 and Spin Southwest).

Other IBI member stations in Radioplayer include Beat, Clare FM, Classic Hits 4fm, East Coast Radio, Highland Radio, iRadio, KCLR 96FM, Kfm, Midlands 103, Midwest Radio, Northern Sound, Ocean FM, Radio Kerry, Radio Nova, Red FM, Shannonside 104, South East Radio, Sunshine and Tipp FM.

What’s New

Version 4.1.3

- New ‘quickplay’ carousel in expanded playbar, for related podcasts/catchup
- Improved search results, to make podcasts/catchup easier to find
- Better ‘tooltip’ information, to make app easier to use

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
167 Ratings
167 Ratings
irishhiker ,

Keeping the Irish Language and Culture Alive

I am studying Irish and really enjoy listening to the various speakers on the radio. The added bonus is the traditional music that is played. I especially love listening to Sean Nós.

Gaelic 1 ,

Love this app

I travel to Ireland quite a bit and listening to my favorite radio stations wether it's for music or sports, I feel like I never leave Ireland.

Irish Ash ,

Loyal listener

I am using this player for about 7 months. It' great. Quality, selection and speed to play is very consistent. You can listen anywhere in the world on any device. Has shows Twitter in the radio station you play. Enjoy it, I do


UK Radioplayer Limted
41.8 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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