NEWS
  • We are 92.5 Phoenix FM, a community built by volunteers - Call us (01)8227222 - Social Media (Mixcloud, Twitter[X], Instagram, Facebook) @925phoenixfm - Join Phoenix FM @ phoenixfm.ie/join -- D15 TODAY is a weekday program on 92.5 Phoenix FM focusing on local news, current affairs, and entertainment in the Dublin 15 area. The team engages with community members and organisations to cover important topics (Mon-Fri 10am-12pm and repeat 6pm-8pm). -- D15 Weather in association with AWS inCommunities Fingal Fund: 6 Celsius Humidity 81% -- Community News – Community News is on air 11:50am, 19:50pm, and 01:50am – send news items to news@phoenixfm.ie – Nu ratați programul de Muzică Românească cu Nic Călinoiu în fiecare sâmbătă la ora 1pm – Saturday at 2pm don’t miss Afro Vibe with Sylva! -- Draíocht: Coolmine Musical Society’s "Spring Onto Stage" on April 12-13, 2024, at 8pm offers captivating musical melodies for €22. Join for a night of song and dance celebrating spring. -- Draíocht & Access Cinema: "Lies We Tell": A gripping psychological thriller pits orphaned heiress Maud against her perilous Uncle in a gritty battle for survival and inheritance. Wed 17 Apr 2024 , 7.30pm

Staff & Board

STAFF

Carmelle Keane Acting Station Manager and Outreach & Training Coordinator
Seán Coogan Broadcast & Programming Coordinator
Glebas Vorobjovas Production Coordinator
Eamon Lau Administrator & Bookkeeper
 Broadcast / Production Assistants
Keith Bannister (Editor)
Áine Briody (D15 Today Producer)
Sorin Hădărău (Digital Media)
Paul Norton (Digital Media)
Marc Joyce (Social Media)
Sean Larkin (Social Media)

Board Members

David Hughes – Chairperson

  • MA Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Keele University
  • Secretary to Tolka River Project. A drug Rehabilitation Project.
  • Director of Health and Safety Authority.
  • Director of Empower Community Company previously Blanchardstown Area Partnership.
  • Former Director of Institute for Public Administration.
  • Former Deputy General Secretary of INMO.
  • Former Executive Council Member of ICTU.
  • Former Irish representative to EPSU.
  • Award winning Broadcaster and Programme maker with 92.5 Phoenix FM.

Alan Connolly – Company Secretary

  • Chairman, Coolmine Therapeutic Community Ltd
  • Chairman, Coolmine Housing Association Co Ltd
  • Director of DLR Property Ltd
  • Member of the Audit & Risk committees of DDLETB and LGMA.
  • Former Chairman of 92.5 Phoenix FM, Producer/Presenter of various programmes, Narrator ‘Speak Up For Change’ – Craol/BAI radio series.
  • Served on the boards of the Temple Bar Cultural Trust and Draíocht.
  • Former General Manager IPBMI.

John Sherwood – Treasurer

  • Director and Treasurer
  • John is an accountant and has a BA in economics from Trinity College Dublin.
  • Previously Audit Manager in Oliver Freaney & Company, he has worked extensively in the retail clothing industry.
  • Currently Finance Director of a chain of clothing stores.

Yetunde Joyce

  • Member of the Secretariat of Fingal Public Participation Network
  • Director Strategy and Operations of Loving and Affectionate Family Blanchardstown
  • Member of Phoenix FM, Programming, Training and Technical Committee since June 2021
  • A community facilitator that has worked with online radio for 2 years.
  • Worked in Local Employment Services, Retail, Telecommunication, IT, Project Management, Food and Pharmaceutical industry. Experienced in Training and Development
  • Graduate with Honours in Biology Education Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Degree in Project Management from ICT IBAT College, Dublin
  • Finance for Non-Financial Managers. Griffith College, Dublin
  • Post Graduate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise. (PgCert/Pg. Cert.) University College Dublin (UCD)

Fergus Lynch

  • Cathaoirleach, Coiste Bunaithe Coláiste na Tulchann
  • Member of Board of Management, Luttrellstown Community College
  • Member of Meitheal, Coláiste na Tulchann 

Formerly

  • Head of Dublin County Council Community Department
  • Senior Administrative Officer, Environmental Services, Fingal County Council
  • Head of Corporate Affairs, Fingal County Council
  • Director, Blanchardstown Area Partnership
  • Director, Perceptions (Publicity & Event Management) Ltd.
  • Publisher / Editor, Community Voice Newspaper
  • Founder Director of Phoenix FM and Anna Livia FM
  • Producer/presenter of several Phoenix FM programmes, including Phoenix Newsline, D15 Today, Anseo is Ansiúd, Phoenix Folk etc.

Anne Monaghan

  • Resident of Dublin 15 in excess of forty years.
  • Former public servant from a managerial role leading a Corporate Affairs function within a government state agency.  
  • Comprehensive experience in Corporate Governance, Legal Compliance and Human Resource Management.  
  • Professional development in HRM, Training & Development, Change Management and Mediation.
  • Current local community involvement role as Vice-Chair (previously Chair) of my Residents Association.

Nic Calinoiu – Volunteer Representative

  • Nic is a Telecom and Electronics engineer with a passion for music and podcasts.
  • He is currently working as a Senior Engineer in Klas Telecom.
  • Nic holds a PhD in Automation, micro and nanoelectronics from University of Poitiers, France.
  • Before that he got his engineering degree from the Military Technical Academy in Bucharest.
  • He presents “Muzica Romaneasca” radio programme which runs every Saturday from 13:00 to 14:00 on  92.5 Phoenix FM.
  • He’s fluent in French, Romanian and English.
  • Nic has started playing music since high school in Romania as the school’s DJ.
  • He spent 3 years as a DJ in his hometown in Bals and continued while he was a student in Bucharest for another 2 years.
  • Nic is also a volunteer at the Romanian Saint Columba Orthodox Church and a football coach at Stella Maris Academy in Dublin 15.

Jeff Murphy

  • Jeff Murphy spent 37 years working for the HSE in mental health services including community and addiction services.
  • Was a member of the Psychiatric Nurses Association, on the local union committee and on the National Executive.
  • He has 30 years of experience dealing with issues of local and national importance liaising between staff and management.
  • Since retirement, Jeff has been a volunteer presenter covering issues relevant to Dublin 15  promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the local community.
  • He regularly co-presents on the D15 Today show on Phoenix FM which reports on community, local and national issues.
  • Jeff previously served as a Board member of Phoenix FM from 2013 to 2016. He currently serves on the Board of CRAOL, the representative body for community radio in Ireland.
  • In addition, Jeff spent three years as a member of the Fingal Public Participation Network working with community groups in the Fingal and  Blanchardstown area.

Jagannadha Reddy Muttumula (Jagan)

  • Jagan is a local business man, currently running a Dental Practice business in Dublin 15
  • He has a Masters in Botany ( India) , Diploma in Computers ( India), masters in Business Studies (Smurfit Business School , UCD)
  • Jagan came to Ireland as an IT professional in 2001 and is very much into social and voluntary work.
  • He has worked with a number of community organizations and has a special interest in politics.
  • Jagan was the Fine Gael candidate for Ongar Ward for the Local Elections 2019.

Brenda Byrne 

  • Has been a community activist in Blanchardstown for many years.
  • Brenda is Head of Administration in Empower , the local development company and Local Area Employment Service for Fingal, supporting individuals, families and community groups.
  • Brenda is a long time shareholder in the Cooperative Society and was elected as a board member at the 2023 AGM.

David Miskell

  • Professional & Regulatory Officer, Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation.
  • Registered General Nurse – Trinity College Dublin/Tallaght University Hospital 
  • BA, LLB, University of Galway. MA IR/HR, Smurfit Business School.  
  • Professional Diploma, Professional Regulation, University College Dublin. 
  • Resident of Dublin 15 for 6 years, originally from Sligo.
  • David joined as a volunteer with Phoenix in April 2023. He was formally elected to the board at the July 2023 AGM.