Top Photo from left Olusola Iginla – Charge D’Affaires Nigeria Embassy in Ireland, Amaka Okonkwo – founder eDundalk, Claire Ryan – St Louis Convent, Clr Maria Doyle – Chair Dundalk Municipal District Committee, Michael Gaynor – Dundalk Chamber of Commerce, and Ashimedua Okonkwo – Principal Solicitor at Cyril Solicitors & Co.
The Talk Show was initiated in March 2015 by Amaka as one of eDundalk platforms to raise awareness of unemployment issues faced by migrants in lreland . It is also used to inspire, encourage and empower the target group and bring communities together.
In the photo are Business Brunch presenters Stephen Murphy, Cathal Cassidy and Eamon O’Reilly.
Also part of the team were Mona Daly, presenter, Aidan Noone producer and Alan Byrne, sound engineer.
Creative Spark, Dundalk October 10 2015.
We are currently testing our new frequency 97.7fm and would appreciate if you would send us a coverage report to 087 09 09 791.
So far, with our new 97.7fm frequency we are getting reports of stronger signals in the Knockbridge, Castlebellingham and Ravensdale areas.
We will keep you updated with more information.
You will shortly receive a postcard through your letterbox to remind you that from Sunday 1st November Dundalk fm will not be on 100fm anymore.
So if you haven’t done so already please retune your radios to 97.7fm.
Dundalk FM have a vacancy for an Evening Duty Manager (Community Employment 19 1/2 hrs per week).
Previous media/music /IT experience an advantage.
Editing audio and archiving programmes.
Recording programmes, promos and ads.
Operating the sound desk.
Training presenters and community groups.
Applicants should consult their local Intreo Office to ensure they qualify for a CE placement.
Closing Date November 6th 2015.
Apply to Central CE, Quayside Business Park, Mill Street, Dundalk. Tel (042) 932 8316.
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s some info about Dundalk ‘s local Community Radio Station for you to digest.
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We are a community owned and run radio station and as you can see the level of engagement from business, community groups and individuals is substantial. Dundalk FM is 10 years broadcasting full time this year. We wish to say a big thank you to all our voluntary community broadcasters for their drive, enthusiasm and the background research that brings you something entertaining and local when you turn on your radio. Interested in joining us? See our membership page for details.
Gavin McLaughlin from the Dundalk Democrat was John’s guest on the Sports Academy. Gavin gave us descriptions of the stadium, the atmosphere at the match and the accompanying football talk and opinions of the travelling support.
In the second half of the show Dundak FC’s General Manager Martin Connolly joined the discussion and gave very important advice for everyone attending the return leg in Oriel Park on Wednesday 22nd July.
Sports Academy 20th July 2015 Part 1 - Download This Episode
Sports Academy 20th July 2015 Part 2 - Download This Episode
Tony Martin was Eileen Corcoran’s guest on the Arts and Culture Show on Saturday 11th July 2015. Tony shared his knowledge about Eoin O’Duffy and the 700 Irish Blue-shirts who went to support General Franco as part of the International Brigade in 1936.
Tony talks about people local to Dundalk who joined O’Duffy including Charlie Donnolly who arrived in Spain on the 7th January 1937. Charlie was a poet, a philosopher and a soldier from Dungannon and Dundalk. 7 people went out 6 died. Andrew Delayney Carlingford, Albert McIlroy possibly from Blackrock, Francis Duffy O’Brien, Alexander Madero, Union Street, John McAleenan, Sheeptown Newry and Archibald Lester Doran, Ardee.
There will be a Commemorative Walk in Omeath on 25th July
More information from this website Friends of the International Brigade
And to give you more background have a search online for ‘Jarama Valley’ sung by Woodie Guthrie also by Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger.
Tony Martin International Brigade Interview on Dundalk FM - Download This Episode
Are you interested in an weekend job with Dundalk FM?
We are recruiting a Weekend Duty Manager to work Saturday and Sunday.
Applicants must qualify for the Community Employment Scheme.
Duties include working the sound desk, programme scheduling and editing audio files.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th July.
Send a cover letter and CV to
Central CE Scheme
Quayside Business Park
or email email@example.com
or telephone 042 9328316
Dundalk FM would like invite you to a free Radio Documentary workshop on Wednesday June 23rd and June 30th at 7.00 pm. Open to everyone that has an idea for a radio documentary. We will demonstrate how to record and edit audio. For further info email firstname.lastname@example.org. All welcome.
Radio Documentary Workshop 27 May 2015 - Download This Episode
Dundalk FM – your number 1 for getting your brandname known every day.
New radio presenters welcome. - Download This Episode