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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL WITH CLAIRE BYRNE As we face into a New Year, Claire Byrne and panel find that even in hard times we have things to be thankful for. 1300 – 1400
DRAMA ON ONE: THE VISION SERVICE ‘The Vision Service’ by Luke Clancy. It’s TV but not as we know it. In this comic re-imagining of the birth of television in Ireland, viewers succumb to a fascination with the ‘snow’ that fills their screens in the weeks before the launch of television. But what happens when broadcasting begins and their favourite “programme” […]
NEW YEAR’S EVE COUNTDOWN CONCERT RTÉ Radio 1 will ring in the New Year live from the NYE Dublin Countdown Concert in College Green, with headliner Imelda May and Bell X1 featuring at the event. John Creedon will host the RTÉ Radio 1 gathering, as he’s joined by special guests live from the Countdown Concert, for an entertaining blend of chat and music, […]
HITTING HOME: 50 YEARS OF THE IRISH CHARTS A five-part special. On the 50th anniversary year of the charts, Fiachna Ó Braonáin looks back at what makes the Irish Charts uniquely Irish. Whether your chart memories are holding down record on a cassette recorder, mirroring Pans People in front of the TV on a Thursday evening, raving to Riverdance or downloading Dustin – […]
BLIGHTED NATION **NEW SERIES** This new four-part series explores how the Great Famine swept through Ireland in the mid 1800s and changed the country forever.