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The Saturday Connection

The Saturday Connection with Charlie McGettigan is broadcast every Saturday morning between 10am and 12 noon.The programme features an eclectic mix of music on CD – everything from Traditional Irish to Americana – previews of the things the audience might enjoy in the world of arts and entertainment and live guests in studio. Previous guests have been people like Guy Clark, Martin Hayes, Jerry Douglas, Kieran Goss, Bela Fleck and many more.

W.B. Yeats in song!

Eamon and Orla Daly perform the poetry of W.B. Yeats as a sample of whats to come as part of the Joe Mooney Summer...

Music for Enjoyment!

Paul and Tommy from Music and Enjoyment talk to Charlie about their Summer Camp running in July.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/42242/music_for_enjoyment_42242.mp3

Elphin Re-visited

Oidhreacht talk to Charlie about an evening of music in Elphin Community Centre on July 11th.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/42244/elphin_revisited_42244.mp3

Good 2 Talk

Siobhán from Good 2 Talk speaks with Charlie about their counselling services in Longford Town.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/42240/good_2_talk_42240.mp3

An Inner City by Terry O’Shea

Terry dropped in to speak with Charlie about his first in a trilogy of novels surrounding life in inner city Dublin.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/41913/an_inner_city_by_terry_oshea_41913.mp3

Conal Gallen speaks with Charlie

Comedian Conal Gallen is on tour and coming to the Shannonside Northern Sound region.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/41910/conal_gallen_speaks_with_charlie_41910.mp3

‘A Swan in Flight’ with Bernadette McCarrick!

Poet Bernadette performs poetry from her most recent publication A Swan in Flight for Charlie with music from Lost Hollowhttp://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/39493/a_swan_in_flight_with_bernadette_mccarrick_39493.mp3

Cavan Comhaltas and Ed Reavy Festival!

Members from Cavan Comhaltas played live in studio with tune from legendary musician Ed Reavy.http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/39489/cavan_comhaltas_and_ed_reavy_festival_39489.mp3


CHARLIE MCGETTIGAN TALKING TO JOEY SMITH 21022015http://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/36614/charlie_mcgettigan_talking_to_joey_smith_21022015_36614.mp3

Padraig McGinn

Padraig McGinnhttp://media.northernsound.ie/mediamanager/download/audio/27603/padraig_mcginn_27603.mp3

Latest Death Notices

Desmond (Dessie) O’Sullivan

Desmond (Dessie) O’Sullivan. Drumhose, Kill, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. Tuesday, February, 18th peacefully at the Mater Hospital Dublin. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving...

John Martin

John Martin. Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh. Wednesday, 19th February, peacefully. John loving husband of Frances and dear father of Sean (Kathleen), Dermot (Evelyn), Majella (Jim)...

Jim (Stookie) Treanor.

Jim (Stookie) Treanor. 38 Dr. McKenna Terrace, Monaghan. Wednesday, 19th February. Peacefully at home in the loving care of his family and partner Molly. Reposing at his home...