The last broadcast from Wired FM for the 2012/13 academic year went out last Thursday and the station will now go off air until students return to Mary Immaculate College, LIT and LSAD in September.
We would like to thank all of our student volunteers who contributed their time to the station over the past year and produced so many great programmes. Thanks also to our student interns - James Reeves, Rachel Deegan, Kelly Fitzgerald, Rachel Corcoran and Alan O’Driscoll for all of their hard work.
You can keep up to date with Wired FM on Facebook and Twitter and the station can be contacted via the usual channels over the coming months.
Do you have a passion for taking snaps at live gigs? Well, the Meteor Camden CrawlFestival is inviting you to be one of their official photographers for 2013.
This year’s festival is being held on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th of May bank holiday weekend. 5 lucky people will be chosen to become official photographers for this year’s festival where they can get up close and personal with all the amazing up and coming acts and of course all the incredible established acts on the bill over 2 days in 15 different venues!
The chosen 5 will receive:
-2x weekend passes for MCCD (one for you and one for a friend) …
- Media access at all venues
- 2x passes to the After show party on the Sunday
- €20 travel expenses
- Photos to be hosted on all affiliated sites and social media
Not only that, after the festival is over a panel of experts will judge the photos that were taken by each of the 5 official photographers over the weekend and they will choose one lucky winner to receive a Sony XPeria E Mobile, thanks to our lovely friends in Meteor!
How do you enter you say? All you need to do is send ONE photo you have taken of a band/artist at a live gig that you consider to be the bee’s knees by Monday 29th April to firstname.lastname@example.org
The fantastic ‘Man of Valour’ comes to Limerick this Saturday, April 27th. Thanks to the Limetree Theatre, we have two pairs of tickets to give away to two lucky listeners.
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets is send your name, number, email address and answer to the following question to 085 7172999 or email email@example.com with ‘Man of Valour’ in the subject line. Entry will close at 9pm on Thursday, April 25th and the winners will be announced the following day.
In which theatre will ‘Man of Valour’ be perormed on Saturday?
(a) The Belltable
(b) University Concert Hall
(c) Limetree Theatre
More information about ‘Man of Valour’ and the Limetree theatre can be found on their website, www.limetreetheatre.ie
Following the enormous success of Grease in 2012, MIDAS (MIC Dramatic Arts Society) return to the stage with their 14th annual musical, the excellent CATS. With this exceptional student group giving CATS its first staging in the mid-west, expect a night of wonderful dancing and classic musical numbers. CATS is an amazing and timeless piece of musical theatre that will appeal to young and old alike.
Thanks to the Limetree Theatre, we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the opening night on Wednesday, 17th April.
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets is send your name, number, email address and answer to the following question to 085 7172999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘CATS’ in the subject line.
Who composed the musical CATS?
(a) Andrew Lloyd Webber
(b) Elton John
(c) Lionel Bart
The winners will be announced on our website and Facebook page on Friday, 12th April.
We are delighted to announce that Wired FM will broadcasting LIVE from the Millenium Theatre, Limerick Institute of Technology to mark the opening of the 2013 LIT Film Festival.
Now in its fourth year, the festival is run by Limerick Institute of Technology’s Audio Video Department and aims to promote video and film production in the mid-west region of Ireland. This years festival will run from 11th to 13th April 2013 and Wired FM will be briniging listeners a live broadcast from the opening day on Thursday 11th April.
To get a sense of what’s in store for the festival, Wired FM reporter Rachel Corcoran caught up with festival organizer, Simon Maguire:
More information about the festival can be found on their website here.
The fantastic ‘Alone it Stands’ comes to the Limetree Theate in Mary Immaculate College next week with shows on the 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd March.
Thanks to the Limetree Theatre, we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the opening evening of the show on Tuesday 19th.
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets is send your name, number, email address and answer to the following question to 085 7172999 or email email@example.com with ‘Alone it Stands’ in the subject line.
Who did Munster famously beat on 31st October 1978 in Thomond Park?
(b) New Zealand
(c) South Africa
The winners will be announced on our website and Facebook page on Friday.
More information about ‘Alone it Stands’ and the Limetree theatre can be found on their website, www.limetreetheatre.ie.
Tune in to Wired FM on 99.9FM and around the world on www.wiredfm.ie to the Arts Show with Kenneth Mackessy on Thursday at 4pm to hear an interview with ‘Alone it Stands’ writer and director John Breen.
We are currently looking for interviewees for an upcomming documentary about Limerick city and its reputation. If you are from Limerick city and would like to talk about you’re experience of living here (both positive and negative), please get in touch. For more information, or to volunteer to take part, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Folklore from the Dance Floor, a fantastic new series documenting the history of dance music Ireland, will be starting on Wired FM on Tuesday 5th March at 9am.
Join Limerick native and House DJ Aoife Nic Canna as she looks back over the last 35 years of dance music and club culture in Ireland.
The series will remember and portray the clubs and the music from the disco inferno of the late ‘70s, up through the rave explosion of the late ‘80s, and right on up to the present day’s eclectic mix.
Featuring in-depth interviews with DJs , promoters and dancers; among those interviewed are Godfather of Punk Terry Hooley, FishGoDeep’s Greg Dowling, club historians and DJs Tonie Walsh and Paul Tarpey, Hot Press editor Stuart Clarke, award-winning writer Kevin Barry, Scary Eire’s Dj Mek and European based Irish producers Sian, Arveen and Cymera.