New weekend schedule announced at RTÉ 2FM

There are a host of new names joining 2FM for weekends, the station has announced. Chris and Ciara, Aifric O’Connell, Emma Power, DJ Tando, Stephen Byrne and Mo K are joining regulars Dave Fanning, Larry Gogan, Jenny Greene, Blathnaid Tracey, Louise McSharry, Dan Hegarty, Cormac Battle and Mr Spring.

Starting Friday 27th October – Blathnaid Tracey presents the top 30 hits of the week on the National Chart Show from 8pm. A brand new DJ to 2FM, DJ Tando plays urban anthems from around the globe in his live mix show from 10pm to Midnight. Cormac Battle presents his notorious Indie/dance and festival music show until 2am.

Starting this coming weekend, Aifric O’Connell will host Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7am. Dave Fanning will take over from 9am with until 11am, and new additions to the weekend, Chris and Ciara will take us through to lunchtime. Stephen Byrne is on air until 4pm and Larry Gogan will join you with his ‘Just a Minute Quiz’ and the ‘Golden Hour’ up to 6pm.

Saturday evening sees Jenny Greene presenting ‘The Electric Disco’ at the earlier time of 6pm. Mr Saturday Night ‘Bizniz’ Mo K brings you the freshest, most up front urban music from Ireland and internationally from 8pm with Mr Spring bringing you his eclectic mix of dance and electronica until Midnight.

Emma Power is the newest addition to the schedule with her Sunday request show from 6pm to 8pm. Louise McSharry will remain in her Sunday night slot from 8pm promoting new and Irish music followed by The Alternative with Dan Hegarty.

Dan Healy, Head of RTÉ 2FM said; “This is a continuation of 2FM evolving to reflect our younger target audience. We have added very exciting new young voices to national radio with Aifric O’Connell, Emma Power and DJ Tando. One of the great things about 2FM is its heritage. Both Dave Fanning and Larry Gogan continue to be as relevant today as they ever were.”

Friday Night Schedule

20:00 – 22:00  The National Chard Show with Blathnaid Treacy

22:00 – 00:00  DJ Tando

00:00 – 02:00  Cormac Battle

Saturday Schedule

7:00 – 9:00      Aifric O’Connell

9:00 -11:00      Dave Fanning

11:00 -13:00    Chris & Ciara

13:00 – 16:00  Stephen Byrne

16:00 – 18:00  Larry Gogan

18:00 – 20:00  The Electric Disco with Jenny Greene

20:00 – 22:00  Mo K

22:00 – 00:00  The Spring Sessions

Sunday Schedule

7:00 – 9:00      Aifric O’Connell

9:00 -11:00      Dave Fanning

11:00 -13:00    Chris & Ciara

13:00 – 16:00  Stephen Byrne

16:00 – 18:00  Larry Gogan

18:00 – 20:00  The Request Show with Emma Power

20:00 – 22:00  The Louise McSharry Show

22:00 – 00:00  The Alternative with Dan Hegarty

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