News | Sports | Interviews
1The Good Morning Ireland Radio Show features weekly Irish news, sports, lively interviews and a mixed selection of music from all facets of Irish music. The weekly Irish news comes to you LIVE from Ireland with RTE’s Northwestern correspondent Eileen Magnier. Keep up-to-date with all the big news stories each week as Eileen reports and dissects the big stories from the week gone by. When it comes to sports, there’s no better source than Tommy Marren’s weekly sports reports covering all aspects of Irish sports. Whether its previews of big upcoming GAA, soccer or rugby games or a run-down of the results that you’re looking for, you’ll find it all in Tommy’s weekly report. While news & sports may be the mainstay of this very popular weekly Irish radio show, there’s always an abundance of topical and interesting interviews with guests from all walks of life including politics, music the arts and more.
2The Chicago Irish community is vibrant and alive and there’s always lots of stuff happening. Each week we update you on events happening within the community and try to keep you informed on issues that affect you. There’s always a packed social calendar ranging from dinner dances, fundraisers, concerts, festivals and more. We’re there to help promote and support all of them! The show works closely with our partners within the community including organizations that promote worthwhile causes within the community including Chicago Irish Immigrant Support, the Irish American Heritage Center, Gaelic Park and others who work hard to nurture all things Irish in Chicago and across this great nation!
3And what would the show be without good music?? Each week we bring you a wide selection of Irish music ranging from the traditional to the contemporary and we’re happy to take your requests. Call or email with your favorites! The beauty of Chicago is the great tradition of LIVE music and the great pool of talent right here on our doorstep not to mention the huge number of touring musicians – sometimes they even stop by the studio for a very special LIVE performance!