Radio Free Éireann Announcement

Radio Free Éireann will broadcast this Saturday December 3rd Noon to 1PM New York time, or 5PM to 6PM Irish time.  Listen on WBAI 99.5 FM or on the internet at wbai.org or anytime after the program concludes on wbai.org/archives

Author, analyst and former H-Block blanketman Anthony McIntyre will discuss the controversy surrounding Gerry Adams naming four senior Republicans, including elected Sinn Féin officials, to Irish police, or Gardaí, as being suspected of involvement of the killing of Portlaoise Prison Officer Brian Stack during the 1980s.

Brendan Fay and Kathleen Walsh Darcy, leaders of the Lavender and Green Alliance and founders of the St. Pats For All parade in Queens, will discuss being honored by the Irish government with Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad for their efforts to get LGBT inclusion in the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Producer Denise Dunphy will talk about ‘In Between Silence ‘ a spellbinding show weaving stories by noted authors like Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Joseph O’Connor and others with music by the composer Stano showing at the Barrow Street Theatre December 3-10.

Lorcan Otway will preview a new play opening at Theatre 80 in lower Manhattan.

Go to Radio Free Eireann’s web site, rfe123.org, and read transcripts of last week’s headline-making interviews with author, civil rights campaigner and now People Before Profit elected MLA Eamonn McCann about fighting British injustice from inside Stormont and with Sperrins Mountain campaigner Martin Tracey on the fight to preserve that historic region from being exploited by a foreign gold mining company.

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Radio Free Éireann Announcement

Radio Free Éireann will air this Saturday November 26th from Noon-1PM New York time, 5-6 PM Irish time, on WBAI 99.5 FM or on the internet at wbai.org. Anytime after the program concludes you can hear the podcast on wbai.org/archives

This week’s guests: Eamonn McCann, veteran civil rights campaigner, journalist and author will talk about fighting against British austerity and injustice from inside Stormont in his new role as an MLA.

With questions growing about what a Trump administration might mean for undocumented Irish immigrants, the Irish Political Deportees and Malachy McAllister, leading Irish immigration advocate and AOH National Director Dan Dennehy will discuss immigration issues.

Sperrins Mountains campaigner Martin Treacy will talk about the fight to preserve the beauty, Irish culture and history of this region from being exploited and poisoned by a foreign gold-mining company.

Go to Radio Free Eireann’s web site, rfe123.org, where you can read transcripts of last week’s headline-making interviews about the film, Bobby Sands: 66 Days, with Thomas ‘Dixie’ Elliott, former blanketman and cellmate of Bobby Sands who inspired the song, Back Home in Derry, and John McDonagh’s review of the film.