A radio station dedicated to Halloween has launched today and will be streaming for the next 10 days.
The pop-up station started online at 1pm today (Wednesday 23rd) and will be playing ‘wickedly good music’ and will be the ‘perfect soundtrack to all your Halloween celebrations’.
Sponsored by Fanta, it’ll play a wide range of music from a mix of upbeat Halloween-inspired hits to a collection of spooky songs and classics. Typical songs include ‘Sweet but Pyscho’ – Ava Max, ‘Bad Guy’ – Billie Ellish and of course, all the Halloween classics including Ray Parker Jnr’s “Ghostbusters”.
Features include the ‘Sixty Second Scare’ and the ‘Monster Movie Minute’ and what’s on in Ireland around Halloween.
Programmes range from The bloody breakfast Show with Adrienne O’Hora, to Fionnuala Moran; Fanta Ambassador, journalist and social media star, hosting ‘Nightmare Nights’ each night from 7pm – 11pm.
During the day it’ll be Midday Madness with Lucianne Hughes and the Drive from Hell with Ryan O’Neill.
— halloweenfm.ie (@halloweenfmie) October 23, 2019
Daragh O’Sullivan, Joint Programme Director of HalloweenFM.ie, told RadioToday.ie: “We are delighted to bring HalloweenFM.ie online for the first time ever. We are really looking forward to giving listeners a music monster with a feeling and flavour of Halloween delivered through our unique mix of content at halloweenfm.ie.”
Fanta is premier HalloweenFM.ie sponsors. Eimhear Daly, Brand Manager at Coca-Cola Ireland, says: “Fanta has a longstanding relationship with Halloween. This year we are thrilled to bring people closer to the Halloween action than ever before, for the first time you will be able to listen to halloweenfm.ie – a digital first for the brand!
“Fanta is very excited to also have a limited-edition flavour launching nationwide – delicious Dark Orange, scary snapchat filters available on all packs and exciting partnerships taking place. Make sure to keep your eyes and ears open for the spooky Fanta activity happening – if you dare!”
The station will broadcast from the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin and be available in the usual online places.