Saturday, October 8, 2016

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Radio Free Eireann Broadcasting 8 October 2016

Martin Galvin with details of this weekend's Radio Free Eireann show.

Radio Free Eireann  will have a 2 hour special broadcast this Saturday October 8th - Noon-2-pm New York time or 5pm-7pm Irish time on WBAI 99.5 FM or WBAI.ORG or anytime after the program concludes on WBAI.ORG/ARCHIVES.

Famed actor Malachy McCourt, the recipient of this year's Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award will talk about this prestigious award, and give his unique perspective on current events.

A representative of the Tony Taylor campaign will discuss the latest case of Internment by License of this well-known Derry Republican.

Author Eamon Loinsigh will speak about his new novel, Exile on Bridge Street, about young Irish emigrant sent to Brooklyn, as his family lives the struggle of the 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath.

Sean Bresnahan of the 1916 Societies will report on last week's massive Hunger Strike Commemoration in Tyrone and the latest British moves on Brexit.

The two hour special is Radio Free Eireann's segment of WBAI'S fall fundraising drive where listeners can support the station and show support for Radio Free Eireann.

Donors will receive special autographed editions of Exile on Bridge Street or Angela's Ashes.

Go to Radio Free Eireann  new web site, rfe123.org where you can read written transcripts of recent headline making interviews including last weeks' interview with John Teggart of the Ballymurphy Massacre Families about their fight for justice and why  they walked out of a meeting with recently appointed British secretary James Brokenshire.

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John McDonagh and Martin Galvin co- host.

Radio Free Eireann is heard Saturdays at 12 Noon New York time on WBAI 99,5 FM and wbai.org 

It can be heard at wbai.org in Ireland from 5pm to 7 pm or anytime after the program concludes on WBAI.ORG/ARCHIVES listed in date and time order.



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