Walking the Camino is something that is on some people’s bucket list for years, for others it’s something that comes about through a suggestion from a friend or loved one and for some it is something that comes about following a life event that has a significant impact. The Camino de Santiago (the way of … More Ever Wanted to Walk the Camino?
He might not agree, but of course he is a national treasure! It was announced early on Tuesday 8th January that the undisputed “King of the DJs” Larry Gogan was to retire from 2FM, where he has broadcast for the past 40 years. By mid-morning Larry was Trending on Twitter and this caused great excitement … More Gold for Ireland’s King of DJs
He admits to being in show business for 49 years and in that time he has entertained generations across the country and farther beyond. It is not overstating things when one suggests that Brendan Grace has certainly secured his place in the cultural history of our country. Sitting with Brendan on the morning after his … More Chatting with His Grace!
As the Irish politicians get ready to go back to work after the Christmas break there are a few very busy months ahead. We all know that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit is going to keep our TDs and Senators hugely engaged but along with that there are some clearly defined events coming down the tracks … More Busy at the Ballot Box in 2019
As President of Ireland, Uachtarán na hÉireann, may I send greetings and my warmest wishes for a peaceful and happy Christmas and New Year to all of the Irish, and those interested in matters Irish, wherever they may be. Mar Uachtarán na hÉireann, is mian liom mo bheannachtaí na Nollag agus mo dhea-ghuí don … More PRESIDENT’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2018
We are delighted to announce that the Emerald Connection is now the sponsor of Spain’s only dedicated Irish radio programme, Live on Eire on Talk Radio Europe (TRE). The programme is broadcast on Monday evenings on the San Pedro-based Talk Radio Europe from 6pm CET (5pm Irish time) and is presented by Irish freelance radio … More Emerald Connection Unveiled as Sponsor of Spain’s only Irish Radio Programme
On December 14th Ennis Street Radio will be filling our streets with the sound of Christmas. This is the 8th year of the Street Radio and this year there are some exciting developments coming. Across the town in December there are a number of events happening and Ennis Street Radio will provide the musical backdrop … More The Sound of Christmas in Ennis
A young woman from Co. Leitrim came to Galway to study at what was then University College Galway (now NUIG). On her first day in College as she made her way up St. Mary’s Road a young man came rushing out of Raleigh Row. He too was heading to class at UCG. According to Des … More The Story of Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery
On 10th November Ger Sweeney travelled to Galway to attend the opening of Manus Walsh’s latest exhibition. Housed in the world renowned Kenny Bookshop and Gallery on the Tuam Road this exhibition is called “Variations”. According to Manus Walsh the title refers to the various media he has used in his career in the artistic … More Ger Sweeney Chats with Manus Walsh
Since lunchtime on 15th November tributes have been flowing in following the death of one of Ireland’s best entertainers and one of the best loved, Sonny Knowles. He was 86. Sonny played the clarinet and saxaphone, had a marvellous singing voice and his career spanned six decades. He has been described as one of the … More The Broken Bed Song – Remembering Sonny Knowles