We thank Presenter, John Greene, for advance information regarding his very interesting programme scheduled to be broadcast on C103 at 7pm this Sunday, 25th March 2018. (S.R.)
Not many bands can boast of being together for forty or even fifty years.
This week on Where the road takes me, John Greene meets the Co-founder of a band, who this year celebrates sixty years together.
* The Donal Ring Ceili Band played their first gig to a packed Glen
Hall in Blackpool in 1958.
* They were the first Ceili Band to enter the Irish charts.
(‘Beautiful City’ spent six weeks at No 2)
* Despite playing six to seven nights per week, they never turned
* They were booked continuously at the Rose of Tralee for fifteen
There’s loads of music and plenty of chat, as Donal Ring joins John Greene
on Where the road takes me – this Sunday evening at 7 on C103.