“Turn the radio up for that sweet sound………!”

by Fingal Libraries
by Fingal Libraries on May 5, 2015 in Libraries

The Blanchardstown Library Radio Show is broadcast on 92.5 Phoenix FM four times per month. The Library Show began in 2008 and has had a number of different hosts over the years. It is currently hosted by Ronan O’Malley of Blanchardstown Library since November 2013. The show goes out on Wednesdays from 8.30 – 9pm […]

The Blanchardstown Library Radio Show is broadcast on 92.5 Phoenix FM four times per month.

The Library Show began in 2008 and has had a number of different hosts over the years. It is currently hosted by Ronan O’Malley of Blanchardstown Library since November 2013. The show goes out on Wednesdays from 8.30 – 9pm and Saturdays at 6pm (during weeks 2 and 4 of each month). Phoenix FM is online for those living outside Dublin 15

The show covers a wide range of topics each month. Each show features a section on upcoming events in Blanchardstown library. This covers the regular events in Blanchardstown library such as the language conversation exchanges and Baby Book Club, as well as other one-off special events. Upcoming exhibitions, author visits, and talks of interest happening in the library are also discussed.

Regular interviews are a feature of The Library Show with a number of Irish authors appearing on the throughout 2014. A recent addition to the show is a book review section that covers a wide range of books each month from a wide range of genres. The Library Show welcomes suggestions from the public regarding books to be reviewed. The book review section of the show does not only review newly published books but also discusses older books, famous (or infamous!) and otherwise well-known titles as well.

Each show also includes a section on the Europe Direct centre located in Blanchardstown library and any events that they may be promoting.

If you have any suggestions about the show or would like to come on to talk about your favourite book please contact Ronan.omalley@fingal.ie

By Ronan O’Malley