Radio 3 is the local radio station for Laois, Offaly
and Westmeath. The station is one of 20 local radio
stations around the country and since 1990 has been
providing a localized radio service to the people living
in these counties.
commitment to provide the best local radio service possible
is what drives everything we do at Midlands Radio 3.
This is exemplified by hourly news bulletins, local
current affairs, comprehensive sports coverage and an
emphasis on local events, individuals and groups through
our other talk programmes. Our Town Reports bring news
from 25 different towns and villages in the Midlands.
We broadcast throughout the Midlands on 103.5FM and
have a number of secondary frequencies. In Westmeath,
we broadcast on 96.5FM and 102.1FM whilst in Portlaoise,
we can be heard on 96.2FM. We employ over 40 people
in our offices in Athlone, Mullingar, Portlaoise and
One of the things you'll hear a lot on the station is
"Good Company and the Greatest Hits of all Time".
Its not just a catchy slogan but also a mission statement
for what we want to achieve. The people who work on
the radio are the friends and neighbours of our listeners.
They live in the Midlands and they share the same concerns
in their daily lives as our listeners.
90,000 people listen to Midlands Radio 3 every week.
We are by far the number one radio station in the Midlands.
We are number one only because we give the people what
they want. And as we grow and develop new ways to serve
our listeners, we won't forget why we are here and what
our listeners want.