Today’s the day! The CCR Radiothon 2017 kicks off this evening at 6pm and will then remain on air right through until 9pm on St. Patrick’s Day.
During that time the broadcast will include live music, a lot of music and chat, an outside broadcast and coverage of the Claremorris St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Here is the final schedule:
6pm: Launch show, hosted by Dolores Keaveney. Sponsored by Bláthanna Florists
8pm: Live traditional music, with Fr. Peter Gannon and guests. Sponsored by Gilligan’s Bar.
10pm: Catherine Lavery and guest musicians. Sponsored by Warde’s Pub.
Midnight: Smooth n’ Easy, with Bernard Joyce. Sponsored by O’Brien’s Bar.
2am: Ollie’s Jukebox, hosted by Ollie Mullins.
4am: Transmit, hosted by Pat Lydon.
6am: Dermot Smyth and Early Doors.
8am: Bernard Haywood, Pete Algood and Joe Neylon.
10am: Bridie Sheeran, Anni Wilton-Jones, Sean Fitzpatrick and Eamonn Kelly.
11am: Michael McLoughlin and friends. Sponsored by Macken’s Plumbing.
Noon: Mary Malin and Catherine Halligan. Sponsored by PJ Byrne’s.
2pm: Outside broadcast from Symmetrix Hair Salon. Hosted by Dolores Keaveney, Anne McLoughlin and Anni Wilton-Jones.
3pm: St. Patrick’s Day Parade. MC Pat Keane.
4pm: Outside broadcast from Symmetrix continues.
6pm: John Nolan, Andrew Newman and guests.
8pm: The final hour.
Best of luck to all our hosts and everyone who is involved in this huge production!
Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters. If you would like to contribute, please consider supporting us at www.ifundraise.ie/claremorris
There’s less than a week to go to the 2017 CCR Radiothon, a fundraising event featuring over 24 hours of live radio.
This day of live radio will be launched on Thursday, March 16th, at 6pm with a special 2-hour show, hosted by Dolores Keaveney, which will include interviews with several of the volunteer hosts who will be on-air during the event.
The Radiothon will obviously be in full swing when the St. Patrick’s Day parade takes to the streets of the Claremorris and this event will be covered, via an outside broadcast from Symmetrix Hair Salon in The Square.
Here is the full schedule:
- Thursday, 6-8pm, Dolores Keaveney and guests
- 8-10pm, Live music with Fr. Peter Gannon and friends
- 10pm-midnight, Catherine Lavery and Seamus Ruttledge
- Friday, midnight-2am, Bernard Joyce
- 2-4am, Ollie Mullins
- 4-6am, Pat Lydon
- 6-7am, Dermot Smith
- 7-8am, Early Doors
- 8-10am, Bernard Haywood and Pete Allgood
- 10-11am, Bridie Sheeran with Sean Fitzpatrick, Anni Wilton-Jones and Eamonn Kelly
- 11am-noon, Michael McLoughlin and guests
- Noon-2pm, Mary Malin and Catherine Halligan
- 2-6pm, Outside broadcast from Symmetrix, including coverage of the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade
- 6-8pm, John Nolan and Andrew Newman
- 8-9pm, Closing time
It promises to be a terrific event and a lot of fun too. All volunteers are currently seeking sponsorship for their live programmes, so please do support.