Dundalk Lion’s At Your Service Live from the County Museum

The Dundalk Lions Club broadcast their weekly news for the visually impaired show live from the Louth County Museum on Thursday 10th October 2019.


Pictured above are David Larkin, President Dundalk Lions Club, John Hennessy, Pat Byrne and Gerry Campbell.

This is the first time that the radio show Dundalk Lions – At Your Service – has been broadcast live outside the studio by the Lions Club.


The team rotates each week and this week’s presenters were Gerry Campbell, David Larkin and John Hennessy. Pat Byrne was the Sound Desk Operator and the Sound Engineer was Alan Byrne with Padraig Quigley back in the studio.

The reason for the OB was to promote the launch of Dundalk’s Positive Mental Health Week Annual Art Exhibition and a play by Quintessence Theatre Groups entitled ‘Cracks’.

Derek Pepper, Regional Development Officer for the North East Region Shine organised the launch event and was a guest on the show.



World Cup Radio Volunteers needed.

Dundalk FM are celebrating the FIFA World Cup 2018 by making a show about all the 32 countries going to the finals. We need some help and are calling for volunteers from the countries who living in Dundalk and the surrounding area to get in contact.

world cup radio special

You will team up with our community radio broadcasters to help research, compile and present a show featuring your country.

If you would like to volunteer email alanbyrne@dundalkfm.com.


Business Brunch celebrate Nigerian Independance Day

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.

Business Brunch Nigerian OB


Dundalk FM is looking for volunteers.

Dundalk FM is a community owned and run radio station and we need volunteers for a range of broadcasting duties – recording, editing, presenting, outside broadcasting…call in for a chat or sign up as a member. Member Application Form 2015

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Volunteer Opportunities

Details of what you will have to do Hours per week Time/Day Contact person


if interested

Social Media Developer

  • 3 facebook posts per month
  • 1 website story per month
  • expand the number of facebook and twitter followers
2 hours Alan
Researcher for the ‘What’s On’ Guide 3 hours Wednesday Cynthia or Maria
Front Office

  • answer calls
  • greet guests
  • check emails
  • fill in competition sheets
2 hours Mon – Sunesp Friday 8.15am – 10.00am Cynthia or Maria
Research 6 songs for Too Cool for School Contribute to the programme countdown 1 hour Mon – Thurs8.00am – 9.00am Paddy
Contributor – Read out Community Notices Live 1 hour Mon – Thurs8.00am – 9.00am Paddy
Voice over – Record Community Notices 1 hour News Paddy
Sports TeamCollect information from all local sports clubs and prepare it for broadcast. 2 hours News Paddy
Current Affairs Contributors 3 + hours Town Talk Edel
News Journalist Research and record a 2 minute news bulletin incl sports, weather and bereavement notices. 1 hour Saturday and Sunday Danny
Roving Reporterattend an event and produce a 10 minute report 2 hours Town Talk Edel
Researcher help to book guests for the show. 2 -3 hours Town Talk Edel
Review an album 1 hour Lunch Box Padraig
Produce a ‘Guess the Year’ clip -2 songs, 2 stories, 1 movies, 1 TV series. 1 hour Lunch Box Padraig

Blackrock Fix It Factory

Blackrock Fix It 2015

Blackrock Tidy Towns in association with the Louth County Council organised a Fix It Factory at the Community Centre on Saturday 21st March 2015.

As Larry Magnier describes in this interview with Padraig Quigley, the idea is to get people to think about recycling or ‘upcycling’ as he describes  it.

There were experts on hand to have a look at  furniture, musical instruments electronic and small electrical equipment, bicycles, jewellery, clothing and shoes as can be seen in our collage.

Bridgestone and McManus Tyres were also there to check your tyres and give you a written report.

There was free tea and coffee and fun activities for the children.

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