Christmas FM has finally returned for the holiday season! This year, Christmas FM will support Barretstown alongside Barnardos, Make-A-Wish Ireland and The Community Foundation of Ireland as their official charity partners. This is part of a newly launched fundraising initiative named ‘The Magic of Christmas’, which will see Christmas FM supporting these charities for 3 years.
Christmas FM is aiming to raise over €1,000,000 over the three years to help the charities support vulnerable children in our communities affected by traumatic life events such as poverty, abuse, neglect and bereavement, as well as supporting children whose lives are affected by serious childhood illness.
Christmas FM, which is celebrating its 15th year on air this year, has raised over three million euro for a range of charities since it began broadcasting.
The main FM radio frequencies for Christmas FM are Bray 99.5, Cavan 99.4, Clare 105.2, Cork City, part county 106.7, Cork North, part county 87.7, Dublin City & County 105.2, Dundalk / Drogheda 104.2, Galway City part County 87.9, Kildare North 88.1, Kilkenny City 104.3, Letterkenny 105.7, Limerick City 105.5, Longford 101.6, Sligo Town 95, South East 103.8, Tralee / Killarney 105, Waterford City 105.9, Wicklow Town 106.6FM.
Representing Barretstown at the launch of Christmas FM was Alex, a Barretstown camper who has experience first hand with his family the impact of Barretstown. You can hear his story here: Alex’s Story
The costs of running Christmas FM are covered by various sponsors. This year the radio station is generously supported by Premier FM sponsors An Post, Cadbury and Coca Cola. Christmas FM is run each year by a core management team, assisted by many volunteers who donate their time. Christmas FM will also be broadcasting from The Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley.
As well as broadcasting online and on FM from November 28th, Christmas FM also has a number of sister stations which are available online globally, helping to spread Christmas cheer right across the world!
- Christmas FM Classical plays ‘Classical and Carols’. The station brings you the best in Classical Christmas music mixed with a wide range of festive carols
- Christmas FM Classics plays ‘Classics and Crooners’. It’s a mix of classic, pre-1970s Christmas songs from Bing Crosby to Frank Sinatra
Listen on FM or just log on to www.christmasfm.ie or listen on the app, your smart speaker or connected device at any time of the day to hear your favourite Christmas hits.
Christmas FM will also broadcast on Virgin Media Channel 900. Find out all the ways to listen at https://christmasfm.com/listenin/