BBC Radio Foyle

BBC Radio Foyle (Irish: BBC RaidiĆ³ Feabhail) is a BBC Northern Ireland local radio station, serving County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. It is named after the River Foyle which flows through Derry, the city where the station is based. The station broadcasts from BBC's Northland Road studios on 93.1 FM in Derry. It was available on 792 kHz MW until 6 May 2021.

BBC Radio Foyle
Derry
Broadcast areaCounty Londonderry
FrequencyFM: 93.1 MHz
DAB: 12D
Freeview: 720 (NI only)
Freesat: 717
Sky: 0152 (NI only)
Sky: 0220 (UK-wide)
Virgin Media: 933
Online:
RDSBBC FYLE
Programming
FormatNews, talk, sport and music
Ownership
OwnerBBC,
BBC Northern Ireland
History
First air date
11 September 1979 (1979-09-11)
Former frequencies
792 MW
Links
WebcastWMA
Websitewww.bbc.co.uk/radiofoyle
Radio Foyle Studio, Derry

There is also a small television studio based there used for interviews with the interviewee sitting in front of a CSO screen which normally has a live view of Derry. Since it broadcasts from a point close to the border between County Londonderry and County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, it includes some coverage of the latter county.

It is an opt-out from BBC Radio's main Northern Ireland service, BBC Radio Ulster. BBC Radio Foyle's weekday schedule begins at 7:00am and continues until 4:00pm.


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