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Ep 271 – London Irish ARFC Festival Day, Colm Farrell’s Bike Ride & Wayne Devlin’s Award

In Part 1… We’re in Sunbury, West London with the London Irish Amateur Rugby Football Club. It’s their “Beer, Music & Family Day”, and annual event for everyone associated with the club to come along and enjoy the craic. Plenty of entertainment, good fun and great music.

We speak to the organisers and chat about what makes London Irish ARFC and integral part of local Irish community.

Music from Ronan MacManus and an appearance by London’s entry for the Rose of Tralee makes for a lively part 1.

In part 2… We’re back up the motorway to Manchester and spending time with Colm Farrell. He’s the founder of Stamp Out Suicide and is doing a big fund raiser for this charity, motor biking on a tiny Monkey Bike from John o’ Groats to Land’s End. Colm is famed for his other epic fundraisers, including walking every County in the UK.

To conclude the programme, we meet up with Wayne Devlin. He’s a fantastic singer, actor, producer! When he’s singing, he specialises in tracks by classic entertainers from the 1960s; Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett etc. He’s recently been on a trip to London to receive The British Citizen Award for his amazing charitable services, raising a staggering £750,000 for good causes.

 

 

For more information…

London Irish Amateur Rugby Football Club can be found at www.liarfc.co.uk

Colm Farrell’s Stamp Out Suicide Charity…

Website www.stampoutsuicide.co.uk

Phone 07766 808 222

Email info@stampoutsuicide.co.uk

Wayne Devlin’s website is www.waynedevlin.com

 

REMEMBER!! From 25 August, we’re changing channels on Sky to 186… same time just different channel.

Up to then, watch the Irish in the UK every Thursday night at 7.30pm on SKY 191 or Freesat 162. Repeated on Tuesday at 1 pm

 

Additional Music

The Crosses of Annagh. The Humors of Tulla. The Cup of Tea by Sláinte | https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Slinte

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