Radio Free Éireann Announcement

Radio Free Éireann will air this Saturday November 19th from Noon-1PM New York time, 5-6 PM Irish time, on WBAI 99.5 FM or on the internet at Anytime after the program concludes you can hear the podcast on

As the film about Bobby Sands’ hunger strike, 66 Days, premieres in New York Thomas ‘Dixie’ Elliott, a former blanketman and cellmate of Bobby Sands who inspired the song, Back Home in Derry, will discuss the film, the hunger strike and his unique political perspective on events today.

Members of the Parkhead Republican Band in Glasgow will be in studio to discuss what it is like for Irish Republican bands in Scotland.

Go to Radio Free Éireann’s new web site,, where you can read transcripts of last week’s headline making interviews with Derry journalist Eamon Sweeney and Dublin lawyer, author and former Irish Republican Army officer Kieran Conway and get the latest information on our upcoming show.

John McDonagh and Martin Galvin will co-host. ‘See’ you on Saturday!