HIGHLAND RADIO THREATEN TO SUE RIVAL IN BATTLE FOR AIRWAVES

first_imgHighland Radio is threatening to sue its rival radio applicant fronted by its former station boss Charlie Collins.Highland Radio managing director Shaun Doherty.Both Highland and proposed station DLFM are competing for the license which is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.Both recently submitted lengthy applications to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland which published the submissions this afternoon. However within hours of the submissions appearing on the BAI’s website, Highland owner Gerry Rabbitt was threatening legal action against DLFM.The threat is the latest claim as both sides battle it out to broadcast across North Donegal’s airwaves from 2014.Mr Rabbitt claims there are inaccuracies on the DLFM application which are “very serious.”He said “It has come to our attention that very serious inaccuracies of a defamatory nature may be contained in the submission application of DL Commercial Radio. “Highland Radio are currently seeking legal advice on this matter and therefore would strenuously advise that any inaccurate details contained in this application should not be republished.”It is unclear as to what these alleged claims by DLFM are.When contacted by Donegal Daily, a spokesman for DLFM refused to comment on the matter.  HIGHLAND RADIO THREATEN TO SUE RIVAL IN BATTLE FOR AIRWAVES was last modified: October 31st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BAICharlie CollinsDLFMGerry RabbittHighland RadioShaun Dohertysuelast_img read more