Weekend Irish Radio Programming with A Little Italian Thrown in for Good Measure – WROL 950AM
WROL 950AM provides 17 hours of Irish or Italian music and general cultural programming each and every weekend. They do however, rely on public support in order to keep it up, so if you’re interested in sponsoring them, the number to call is 617-691-2521. Meanwhile, here is a schedule for all this good stuff:
6:00 – 8:00 a.m. – The Don Giovanni Show (Hosted by Don Giovanni)
Italian standards performed by well-known American -Italian artists
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – The Irish Hit Parade (Hosted by Paul Sullivan and Matt O’Donnell)
Irish standards as well as contemporary selections
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. – P.J. & Bridie Show (Hosted by John Fitzgerald and Pamela O’Brien)
More Irish standards as well as contemporary selections
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.- Feast of Irish Music (Hosted by Seamus Mulligan)
In reality, a feast of Irish culture, although plenty of Irish music showcased. Added features include native stories, biographies, folk lore, poetry, comedy, commentary, live news and sports, and more. There’s even a bit of Scottish folk music included for further variety.
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Bailey Ceili (Hosted by Bill Bailey)
A ceili is a traditional Irish social gathering which hosts various kinds of entertainment. Again, there is plenty of music on the show along with all else that’s offered.