Dan Hegarty speaks to Fountains DC


RTE Jr, 4 p.m.

Six-year-old DJ Rosa from Dublin commandeers the Steel Wheels, from Beck to Katie B. Do you have a budding selector in your hands? Email [email protected]


An tSeachtain the Máirín Ní Ghadhra

R n G, 11 a.m.

A discussion of Irish state policy on the teaching of Irish, prior to a lecture on the subject at Trinity College, Dublin.

The lyrical function

Lyrical FM, 6 p.m.

Tenducci in Ireland: Michael Lee goes behind the scenes of the Irish Baroque Orchestra’s album The Tenducci Trialsand looks at the life and work of a superstar castrato singer in Georgian Dublin.

Siansa Gael Linn 2022

R n G, 7:30 p.m.

Eight young traditional music groups compete in the final of the prestigious Siansa Gael Linn competition live from the National Concert Hall. Craolfar beo.


The Universal Mass

Lyric FM, 12 p.m.

A new setting of the sung Latin Mass composed by JJ O’Shea, and sung in Irish by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh with accompaniment by Reidún Schlesinger (harp), Paul de Grae (guitar) and David Carmody (French horn).


The full score

Lyrical FM, 1 p.m.

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggrud shines the spotlight on some of his native country’s finest composers in his debut with the Irish Chamber Orchestra.

The alternative

2FM, 11 p.m.

Before the release of the third studio album Lean fiaDan Hegarty Presents Documentary Revisiting Fontaines DC’s Debut Album Dogrel.


A Taobh Tuathail

R n G, 10 p.m.

New psychedelic electronics from Silvestre, Teish-1, Jakojako, Jana Rush and Bogdan Raczynski.



R n G, 3 p.m.

The launch of the Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair Festival, live from Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair, with live music from Dermot Byrne and Steve Cooney, Diane Cannon, Bríd Harper, members of The SíFiddlers and Caoimhín Mac Aoidh.

The nature of things

RTE Jr, 7 p.m.

Why do baby teeth fall out? Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of milk teeth, shark teeth and even… mosquito teeth?

The alternative

2FM, 11 p.m.

Limerick rapper Denise Chaila has won gold at the January Music Moves Europe awards in the Netherlands — Dan Hegarty presents his performance at the awards ceremony.


Pauline Scanlon: new album documented over its three years of production; Friday, 2 p.m.; RTÉ 1. Photo: Ruth Medjber.

The Unquiet: Songs for My Mother

RTE 1, 2 p.m.

A documentary that follows Irish singer Pauline Scanlon for three years as she makes her album The disturbing.


UCC 98.3FM, 4 p.m.

A self-proclaimed ‘odds and ends’ show hosted by Leeside music hero Jim ‘Comic’ Morrish, chronicling his own favorite tunes and musical discoveries.

Innti — Iris agus Ardán a Linne

R n G, 4:10 p.m.

An exploration of young radical poets of the Innti generation in UCC.


RTE Jr, 7 p.m.

Fergus can tell his side of the story, but will that be enough to boost his chances? Katie and Aoife are best friends again, but what’s the deal with this other big podcast in town?


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