RTÉ A POEM FOR IRELAND The Best-Loved Irish Poem of the Last 100 Years www.rte.ie/apoemforireland What is your most-loved Irish poem of the last century? RTÉ A Poem for Ireland is a major new RTÉ campaign which aims to get the public talking about the poems they feel are the most-loved Irish poems of the past 100 years. In this era of centenaries, RTÉ looks back at the Irish poems and poets of the past 100 years and asks the public to help us identify the Irish poems of the past century that we love the most. Whether it’s a ...
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.
This morning in studio with John we have writer Fiona Looney & comedian PJ Gallagher to talk & about Christmas Disasters. Listeners are asked to get in touch & reveal their own. On the line are Domhnall Sweeney, Phibsboro & Jackie Bonner. There will be one luxury hamper supplied by www.Gifts.ie for the best disaster story.
Again we hear more stories from our listeners, who join John on the line with their Christmas Disaster tales along with our panel PJ Gallagher & Fiona Looney. On the line are Sheila Hooks, Patricia Muller from Knocklyon & Olive Power.
PJ is arguably the funniest man on two wheels & is set to take the road delivering vital medical products to hospitals & bloodbanks, as a volunteer to be a bike rider with Blood Bikes East - a charitable organization that provides free transport to the HSE. PJ joins Miriam on the line this morning. For further information on Blood Bikes East go to www.bloodbikeeast.ie
If you were watching PJ Gallagher on tv recently you would be forgiven for thinking his wedding proposal to his girlfriend was less than impresssive! If you identify with that & find it difficult to come up with a romantic & original way to propose, Neil's guest on the line Sam Sheppard, may be able to help you.
Comedy Cellar at the International Bar in Wicklow Street in Dublin was set up in 1988 by Ardal O'Hanlon, Kevin Gildea, Barry Murphy with Dermot Carmody and there has been a comedy show there every Wednesday since. It became the home of comedy in Ireland. The Cellar went on to discover some of the comedians who are now household names.