TWO HOUR SPECIAL PROGRAM SATURDAY AUGUST 6th 12PM-2PM
RADIO FREE ÉIREANN will be back with a two hour Special Pledge Drive Program this Saturday August 6 noon-2pm New York time or 5pm-7pm Irish time.
Guests this week will include Tyrone Republican Gerry McGeough, speaking about a special DVD for contributors ,” A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF ÓGLACH LIAM RYAN”. Liam Ryan a Tyrone native emigrated to the Bronx , worked for Con Ed became an American citizen, and was murdered by pro-British loyalists. The DVD includes moving footage and interviews with family and friends from the Bronx and Tyrone and the Independent Republican 25th anniversary Commemoration.
Belfast author and former PRO for the 1981 Hunger Strike Richard O’Rawe will discuss the Belfast premiere of the new film “66 DAYS” about Bobby Sands’ Hunger Strike, including some obvious omissions of coverage of the events in New York and across the United States.
Malachy McCourt will discuss and make available for donors original copies of the 20 year old first edition of his brother’s classic Angela’s Ashes.
Go to RADIO FREE ÉIREANN’S new web site, RFE123.ORG where you can read written transcripts of recent interviews with Belfast lawyer Seamus Delaney on the impact of July 12th Orange marches and bonfires for nationalists and journalist and author Ed Moloney’s discussion on what Ireland can expect from the new British Prime Minister Theresa May.
John McDonagh and Martin Galvin will co-host.