RTÉ 2fm is proud to announce that from 6 June, the station is putting its green cape on as it goes football crazy for the forthcoming UEFA EURO 2012 finals.
2fm is the Official UEFA Euro 2012 Radio Station and will be broadcasting all the Irish matches live from the heart of the action every day in Poland.
Hector Ó hEochagain and the new-look 2fm Roadcaster are travelling to Poznan and Gdansk where they will broadcast Breakfast With Hector On Tour In Poland, live everyday with the travelling army of Irish fans.
Hector and his green, white and orange brigade will bring all the tales and the craic live to listeners at home. Paddy McKenna will report everyday from the campervans and the tents as all the 2fm daily shows keep up with the action in Poland and the chat at home.
Saturday and Sunday will see 2fm’s weekend sports and music show Ballbusters tracking the action in their own inimitable style, and Paddy McKenna will co-host Weekenders on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from the Fanzones in Poland, with his co-host Ruth Scott back in Dublin.
While in Poznan and Gdansk, the 2fm team will be blogging, tweeting, and filming and you can stay up-to-date on Twitter @rte2fm, on Facebook at 2fmOfficial and on a special UEFA Euro 2012 TM section on www.2fm.ie And you never know, the Irish might even have to travel further east after June 18. If we do, 2fm will be there and will broadcast the semi finals and final.
Gabriel Egan and Eoin Hand will be your 2fm commentators for the three live Irish matches, with presenter Damien O’Meara joined in-studio by experts Kenny Cunningham and Richie Sadlier.
The matches will be followed by special 2fm Ballbuster reaction programmes, where everyone will get to have their say on the proceedings.
RTÉ Radio 1
EURO 2012 coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 will see commentators Gabriel Egan and Eoin Hand deliver live reports, analysis and updates from all of Ireland’s games throughout the competition. Morning Ireland,
The John Murray Show, Today with Pat Kenny, Mooney and Drivetime will all feature regular reports while EURO 2012 will form an integral part of Sport at 7, Saturday Sport and Sunday Sport’s output.
In addition The John Murray Show and Today with Pat Kenny will be featuring special, dedicated Euro 2012 programmes. Winners of The John Murray Show’s ‘Euro 2012 Trailblazers’ competition will also be providing fan updates and reports for the programme.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
Cuirfear tús le Craobh Sacair na hEorpa 2012 ag tús mhí an Mheithimh. Beidh imreoirí na hÉireann, faoi stiúir Giovanni Trapattoni, ag dul chun na páirce ar an 10 Meitheamh i Poznan. Is ann, i Staid Municipal, a thabharfaidh siad aghaidh ar fhir na Cróite. Is i gcoinne fhoireann na Spáinne a bheidh siad sa darna chluiche sa chéad bhabhta den gcomórtas, ar an 14 Meitheamh, i Gdansk. Beidh tráchtaireacht bheo le cluinstin ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ó Shéamus Mac Géidigh agus é ar an láthair do chluichí na hÉireann sa chéad bhabhta den gcomórtas.
The UEFA European Football Championship will commence at the beginning of June. The Irish players' first game will take place on the 10th of June. They'll face Croatia in the Municipal stadium, in the city of Poznan. They'll then face Spain, in the second match of the group stages, on the 14th of June in the city of Gdansk. Live commentary of all the matches in the group stages, can be heard on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, with Séamus Mac Géidigh behind the microphone.