Young People Take Over RTÉ Radio 1!

By on April 18, 2013

As part of the celebrations for the launch of the RTÉjr digital channel, young people are taking over the RTÉ Radio 1 schedule.

Throughout Friday April 19th, children and young people are being featured across the schedule. Checkout some of the highlights.

The John Murray Show (9am – 10am) is being co-presented by three budding young broadcasters: Fionn Hamill, 12, from Eniskillen, Co. Fermanagh; Kenny Heffernan, 11, from Tullamore, Co. Offaly; Izzy O’Flaherty-Stewart, 10, from Clontarf, Dublin 3.

Four transition year students are taking over Today with Pat Kenny’s weekly panel discussion segment, The Gathering (11am – 12pm). The students, from Dublin, Laois and Louth, are debating the week’s top stories.

Meanwhile on Mooney (3pm – 4.30pm) reporter Brenda Donohue is broadcasting live from a Cobh classroom as students keep an eye on fledgling developments via the Mooney Nestwatch Cam and Arena (7 – 8pm) is featuring young writer Melissa Kavanagh.

The God Slot (10 – 10.30pm) is to air a debate in which four young adults discuss their different faiths and how they divided or united them. And finally Seascapes (10.30pm – 11pm) is hosted by Sea Scouts from various locations around the country.

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