CCR at the Westport Festival

Westport_FestivalCCR will be represented at this weekend’s Westport Festival of Music & Food.

It promises to be a great weekend in the grounds of Westport House, with acts such as The Waterboys, Elvis Costello, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Imelda May and the Buena Vista Social Club performing.  The festival will also feature a comedy stage and a chef’s kitchen.

Dave Burnett, Kathy Burke, Mark Gallagher and Mark Griffiths will be our roving reporters at the gigs.  If you spot them, be sure and give a wave!

We’ll have some interviews and photos from the weekend here on the site next week.

Voice actors needed

RadioCrimeHave you a voice for radio? Have you a voice for radio drama?

Claremorris Community Radio is seeking expressions of interest from people aged 18 and over for a short series of workshops on voice acting for radio drama.

The workshops will be run in Claremorris and are free of charge. It is hoped to record some new radio drama in the near future and these workshops are aimed at preparing a pool of voice actors for these plays.

If you’re interested in trying your hand (or rather voice) at radio drama, please get in contact  today by ringing Claremorris Community Radio on 094 9373737.

What’s Another Year? on CCR

whats-another-yearA new show will debut on Claremorris Community Radio this evening at 7pm.

What’s Another Year? is an entertaining look back over the sounds and events which took place during a particular year.  The show is hosted by yours truly and new volunteer Evelyn O’Connor.

Tonight’s first episode will feature the year 2010 and discussions on events such as the earthquake in Haiti, the rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners and Ireland’s bailout from the so-called ‘Troika’.

We also feature some more light-hearted items such as sporting highlights and the winners of that year’s Academy Awards.

What’s Another Year? will continue (going backwards through time) on Wednesday evenings throughout the Summer.

Claremorris Community Radio