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Airplay rebroadcast

Over the next two weeks, Claremorris Community Radio will rebroadcast the Airplay series from 2016.  

Airplay is a series which showcases local talent in our town and features dramas developed during a playwriting workshop, led by John Corless.

For more information on the series, including a full list of the playwrights, actors and a synopsis of each play, please check out this post from the show’s original run.

Airplay will be broadcast on the next two Tuesdays, August 28th and September 4th, at 7pm.

Update: The second episode of Airplay will actually be broadcast on Wednesday, September 5th, at 7pm.

Kiltimagh Youth Drama selection

Next week, you can hear a special show featuring extracts from the Kiltimagh Youth Drama group’s end-of-year show.

Group leaders Joan King, Ann Patricia Forde and Lorcán Kitching have done a tremendous job educating this talented group. They perform a selection of the following pieces:

  • Polonius’ advice to Laertes
  • The Lunitania
  • World War One piece, featuring Marie’s Wedding by Percy French and The Letter by Dermot McManus
  • Many young men of twenty
  • Our revels now are ended
  • First Confession by Frank O’Connor

The list of performers are: Shauna Langan, Kyle Howard, John Forde McCarthy, Tara Ward and Mikey Kearney.

This show will be broadcast on Monday night next (June 25th) at 8pm. It will be repeated the following morning (Tuesday, June 26th) at 11am and again on Wednesday 27th at 8am.

Radio Comedy: Number Crunchers


How do our elected officials take the boneheaded decisions they do?? Get a backroom glimpse of Ministerial brainstorming, as seen by playwright John Corless, in CCR’s newest laugh-out-loud radio comedy.

Number Crunchers will be broadcast:
Sat., June 25th at 4 pm
Wed., June 29th, at 2 pm

Featuring John Farragher and John Nolan.
Directed by Anni Wilton-Jones.

This programme was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee, in the context of the Sound & Vision scheme.