This year Griffith College’s student radio station, Griff FM, will begin broadcasting for 9 days from Saturday 24th January until Sunday 1st February.
This year’s editors are former students, Alan Oliver, who has been Station Editor since 2012, and MA Journalism & Media Communications graduate, Peadar Breathnach.
Griff FM has been the launch pad for numerous former students, including Chris Donoghue of Newstalk and UTV Ireland, Mark Simpson of Newstalk, Louise Denver of RTÉ, Sinead Dalton of TV3 and Daniel Flanagan of Newstalk.
How To Listen
Griff FM can be heard on 97.3FM and online from Saturday 24th January.The radio station’s launch event is taking place at Griffith College’s Dublin campus on Monday 26 January from 6.30pm.
One of Ireland’s top radio and television presenters, Pat Kenny from Newstalk 106-108FM and UTV Ireland will be there to officially launch the station for 2015.
Also taking part in the launch will be Henry McKean of Under the Covers and Moncrieff shows on Newstalk. Henry is a journalism graduate of Griffith College and began his broadcasting career on Griff FM.
Here is the schedule for all the shows running during the week!
Monday to Friday
10:00am-11:00am; The Late Breakfast Show
11:00am- 12:00pm; The Living Room
12:00pm- 12:30pm; The Scott Show
12:30pm- 1:00pm; Griff FM News
1:00pm-2:00pm; D8, A look at stories from Dublin 8 and beyond.
2:00pm-3:00pm; The Arts Show
3:00pm- 4:00pm; GCD @ 3
4:00pm- 5:00pm; Griff FM Today
5:00pm- 6:00pm; Drive Time Live (w/ Alan, Peadar & Kate)
6:00pm- 6:30pm; Drivetime Sports Live
6:30pm-7:00pm; Griff FM News
7:00pm-10:00pm; Specialist Music. Rock 7, Alternative 8, Electronica 9
10:00pm-10.00am; Student Assignment documentaries and music.
Saturday and Sunday
10.00am-12.00pm Griff FM Music Mix; Live music & entertainment show.
12.00pm-2.00pm Griff FM Midday Live; News, Current Affairs & Arts.
2.00pm-6.00pm Griff FM Sports, Live sports reports and interviews.
6.00pm-10.00pm Live Music Shows. 6 Rob Moro, 8 Thiago Rebouças