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Join RTÉ in Ballymote for 'RTÉ Two Way Street' Wednesday May 25th

Join RTÉ in Ballymote for 'RTÉ Two Way Street' Wednesday May 25th

RTÉ is inviting people living in Ballymote, Co. Sligo, and the surrounding area, to join us on Wednesday 25th May to celebrate your community with a half-day of music, events, discussions, entertainment and debate as part of a new pilot initiative created by the RTÉ Audience Council to connect with local communities in Ireland. 

Nuala Carey, Marty Morrissey, Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh, Eoghan McDermott, Sam Atwell and more will all be there to meet and greet.

Feel free to turn up on the day, or, to guarantee entry, please register for individual events below by emailing audiencecouncil@rte.ie

Ballymote Library

Teeling Street (1pm & 3.30pm)

Listen Here to Me Now

RTÉ Radio 1’s award-winning Documentary on One team takes you to the heart of the listening experience. Immerse yourself in the world of radio sound and get a behind the scenes look at how documentaries are made.

Turn up on the day or book your seat in advance by registering at audiencecouncil@rte.ie

The Art Deco Theatre

(2pm & 3pm)

Take to the Stage

Interested in drama? Take part in a master-class in writing for the small screen with a leading scriptwriter from RTÉ One’s Fair City.Or, if you’d prefer to watch, turn up on the day or book your seat in the audience in advance by registering at audiencecouncil@rte.ie

The Coach House Hotel

(4pm & 7pm)

Talk of the Town

We want to know what you think. Join us for a natter, some light refreshments and interesting round-table discussions about the issues you care about. Turn up on the day or book your seat in advance by registering at audiencecouncil@rte.ie

Following this event (at 8pm), join us for live music in the Coach House Hotel. Everyone Welcome!

RTÉ 2fm Roadcaster – featuring Eoghan McDermott

(1pm-7pm)

2fm will be pumping out the tunes live from the RTÉ 2fm Roadcaster. You can’t miss it, so come on down for the craic. Featuring Eoghan McDermott from 4pm to 7pm.

Family Resource Centre

Keash Road (3pm)

Your Community, Your Voice – featuring Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh

RTÉ’s Blathnaid Ní Chofaigh and panel discuss a range of issues, from women in media to rural affairs. Turn up on the day or book your seat in advance

by registering at audiencecouncil@rte.ie

Find out more about the Audience Council.

In addition to workshops, discussion and debate, RTÉjr’s Twigín will put on some very special live shows for children in Scoil Mhuire Primary School (1pm & 2.30pm),while Ballymote secondary school students will be treated to digital workshops.

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