Our radio documentary ‘The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland: 21 Years On’ will be broadcast on LMFM Radio on Bank Holiday Monday August 7th at 12noon.
Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) with the Television Licence Fee, this one hour documentary charts the amazing 21 year history of the Cross Border Orchestra Ireland, whilst following them through their Peace Proms 2017 concerts in Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast & Limerick.
Featuring interviews with Sharon Treacy-Dunne, Founder of the CBOI, and Greg Beardsell, Musical Director, along with soloists Patricia Treacy, Eoin Hynes, Zena Donnelly, Lauren Murphy and Cormac Keegan, the documentary also speaks with members of the orchestra from North and South including the Colmcille Pipe Band, Harris Piping, the Michelle Johnston School of Highland Dance and the Rooney O’Malley Maguire School of Irish Dancing.
It also features teachers & pupils involved in the Peace Proms from all across Ireland & also from Liverpool.
If you’re not in the Louth/Meath area, you can also listen in on www.lmfm.ie at 12noon, Monday August 7th 2017.