Official launch of online radio
online radio station Inishowen Live is having its
official launch with a night of entertainment and
hopes you will "be part of it".
The event, on October 19, will also be a joint
fundraiser for the Donegal branch of the Irish Red
The station was started earlier in the year by a
dedicated group of volunteers who were determined to
preserve a community-based radio service in
"From these beginnings Inishowen Live has harnessed
the latest technology to broadcast online a wide
range of programming including local news,
interviews, chat and music to suit all tastes on a
24/7 basis from its studio in Carndonagh," said
spokesperson, Marianne Ashcroft.
Inishowen Live presenter, Marianne
She said the station
offers "a combination of experience and youthful
In its six months of broadcasting it has welcomed
many celebrity guests and scooped a couple of world
exclusives, she added.
Meanwhile, Inishowen Live has also recently
pioneered a new type of programme, 'Inishowen
Calling' which allows for a guest to broadcast live
on air from anywhere in the world.
The Inishowen Live night on Saturday, October 19
will have a line-up including Billy Martin, Maria
Doherty, Stringfellas, The Teraways, Patsy Cavanagh,
Kate Callaghan, Finbarr Doherty, The Whelks and
Ciaran Keogh among others. It will be compered
by PJ McLaughlin.
The station team hopes that as many people as
possible will come along to support the night, enjoy
the entertainment, find out more about the station,
meet the presenters, and in the words of the
station’s motto: “be part of it!”
Inishowen Live is available via
www.inishowenlive.com or via the TuneIn
app on your smartphone or tablet.