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Liffey Sound is a not for profit Community radio station for Lucan and its environs, run largely by volunteers; It was re-registered as a Co-operative society in 2003 and licenced to broadcast in 2006. We began broadcasting in October 2006 and in 2008, started live streaming on the internet. Liffey Sound currently broadcasts live for 58 hours a week – weekdays from 4 to 10 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m to 10 p.m. Our current licence Authority of Ireland (B.A.I) to have it extended for another ten years.
We are one of 27 community radio stations around the country and a member of Craol, these stations. Being a community radio station means we are different from commercial stations, and have a different purpose. As per our Mission statement: “Liffey Sound FM is committed to serving its community irrespective of creed, class, colour or race; to giving a voice to those not served by the mainstream broad casting services: to educating, informing and inspiring people in our community and to promoting a sense of community and civic pride”
We have some 50 volunteers who mostly present programmes and they elect a Board to agree policy and to work with our recently appointed station manager, Mairead Cullen, in ensuring its implementation.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET INVOLVED WHY NOT GET IN TOUCH AND JOIN US TODAY.
By Calling Mairead @ 6219425 or mailing her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Liffey Sound FM submitted an application to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) on March 22nd for a community radio service for Lucan & its Environs, which was advertised on December 9th last. We have operated under a community sound broadcasting contract, signed with the BAI on July 7th 2006.
The BAI will now review the application to ensure that all information requested in the Guide to Submissions has been received and that the application is valid. On completion of this review, the application will be made publicly available.
Lucan’s St Patrick’s day Parade has been a large Community event each year since 1991. Peter Brady from Dodsboro Lucan had a large hand to play in setting up this local annual celebration. Each year the parade commences at Tesco in Hillcrest, Lucan at 15:00 pm and follows down through Millstream road onto the old leixlip road and finally marching into Lucan Village.
A thoroughly enjoyable family day out, with music, games, performers and float displays from local business and organisations. This year is no exception, Danny Kavanagh will perform at the viewing stand at 14:00 pm.
Followed by The Gold wing plus Vespa Scooters Owners, who will perform through Lucan Village at 14.50 pm. Lucan Concert Band and St James Brass / Reed Band will also perform in the village. Make sure to plan your route if driving towards Lucan village on Thursday, as the main street’s will be closed off and parking will be limited.
The LiffeySound team will be broadcasting live from Charlie’s Barbers
on the main street from 14:00 pm, keeping you in tune with all the fun.
We have a special show lined up for you starting at 14:00 pm.
Brian Hughes will present Ceol go Leor live from the village with a St Patrick’s day special, mingling within the crowd and playing traditional sound.
Please continue to enjoy our wide range of shows on our listed schedule. Connect with us on Twitter & Facebook
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