Weekend Edition with Donal Kavanagh August 5th 2017

It's a big festival weekend in Rathmullan ahead of the annual regatta on Monday. Liam McLaughlin and Aengus Kennedy previewed the regatta, and spoke about the preparations this weekend.......

Daragh Doyle is the driving force behind Rainbow Weddings, the country's only Wedding Planning service with an emphasis on organising same sex weddings.

He spoke to Donal about the service........

Eoin and Liam Orr are musicians who recently took first prizes in the Ulster Fleadh. They came in to play for us, with Eoin on the Uileann Pipes and Liam on the melodeon. Damien Gallagher back them on guitar.........

Tommy Conway of Full Tilt Studios, and also this parish, releases ‘Activate’ on the 7th of August (this coming Monday). He came in for a chat about that, and the work he and others have been doing on Full Tilt Records, and its sister label Full Tec..........

Donegal Music Education Partnership recently launched an online music library. Ellen Quinn came in to discuss it, and how people can avail of this new resource.........

Musician Donna Taggart and Mairéad Duffy will play a special concert on the Hill of the O’Neill in Dungannon next weekend in support of the work of Michaela Foundation.

She joined us on the line for a chat...............

Stepping Stones are a new band featuring brothers Sean and Andrew Long. They are natives of Youghal in County Cork. They travelled to Donegal to share their music with us........