In addition to the public performance licence paid to IMRO, broadcasters require a separate licence from the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ireland (MCPSI) for any use of copyright music within TV or radio productions. MCPS Ireland offer a range of licensing options for broadcasters and production companies to suit productions of various sizes and types.
Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ireland Limited (MCPSI) is an organisation which represents thousands of composers and publishers of music. Part of MCPSI’s mandate is the licensing of the use of its members’ works in film, TV, radio, advertising, computer games and many other situations where music is used in conjunction with other media. MCPSI collects and distributes the royalties payable under these licences.