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Christmas FM celebrates raising over €3.5m for charity

Christmas FM has raised €324,000 in 2023 for The Magic of Christmas appeal bringing its total to over €3.5 million since it started broadcasting.

Publication date: 24.01.2024

Christmas FM is back on-air raising money for 2023

Five-year-old twins Ben and Louis McPhillips from Mullingar have officially switched on Christmas FM this year.

Publication date: 28.11.2023

Christmas FM announces launch date and special competition

Christmas FM is searching for a very special little helper to visit the studio and officially turn on the radio station this year.

Publication date: 19.09.2023

Christmas FM celebrates raising €300,000 during latest broadcast

Christmas FM raised €294,706 in 2022 for children’s charities Barnardos, Barretstown, Make-A-Wish Ireland and Community Foundation Ireland under it’s new ‘Magic of Christmas’ initiative. This figure will go a significant way towards Christmas FM’s aim to raise over €1,000,000 over a three-year period for the Magic of Christmas initiative to help 5,000 vulnerable children...

Publication date: 25.01.2023

Christmas FM launches across the country for 15th year

You know the Christmas season has officially started when Christmas FM appears on your radio set. The festive station launched at midday today and will play non-stop Christmas music for the 15th year in a row. The main FM radio frequencies for Christmas FM are...

Publication date: 28.11.2022

Christmas FM launches new search for the next big festive tune

Christmas FM is on the hunt for the next big Christmas tune to become the winner of The Ryanair Gift Card Christmas FM Song Contest 2022. The station is aiming to raise €1m+ over the next three years for Barnardos, Barretstown, Make-A-Wish Ireland and The Community Foundation for Ireland under new fundraising initiative called ‘The Magic of Christmas’...

Publication date: 07.11.2022

Date set for the return of Christmas FM on the radio in Ireland

Christmas FM will be switching on its transmitters, and therefore Christmas in Ireland at midday on Sunday 28th November 2021. The station wants to “Give the Gift of Childhood” this year by raising over €250,000 which will go directly to Barnardos. The presenters are volunteering their time once again this year as the station celebrates 14 years on-air and raising a total of €2.7 million for a range of charities...

Publication date: 25.11.2021

It’s Donation Day for ALONE at Christmas FM

Christmas FM is running its annual Donation Day today to raise funds for the charity ALONE. The festive radio station is aiming to raise over €200,000 this year to provide over 20,000 hours of vital support to older people in Ireland During the 12-hour radiothon from 7am to 7pm, the station will be asking listeners to dig deep and help raise vital funds by making a donation through or via the telephone number 1890 911 977. Garvan Rigby, Co-Founder of Christmas FM says; “This is our 13th year on air as Christmas FM. Over the years we have raised almost €2.5 million for deserving charities, and we will continue to keep raising vital funds with the generous help of the Irish public...

Publication date: 21.12.2020

The Ivy Sisters win the Aldi Christmas FM Song Contest

Mele Kalikimaka by Wexford based group The Ivy Sisters have been announced as the winners of The Aldi Christmas FM Song Contest for 2020. Now in its thirteenth year, the song contest, on Ireland’s Christmas radio station, attracts hundreds of entries each year – vying to be crowned the winner by Christmas FM’s extensive national and international audience. The Ivy Sisters are made up of three women living in Wexford Town, Aileen Donohoe, Jilly Cox and Sharon Clancy who formed in 2019. Due to the pandemic, they were forced to delay their plans to launch on the live scene so winning the song contest has been a great way to end the year for them...

Publication date: 10.12.2020

Official switch on date announced for Christmas FM

Christmas FM is back for another year of festive cheer from midday on Saturday 28th November 2020. The temporary station wants to “Give the Gift of Home” this year by raising over €200,000 which will go directly to ALONE, a fitting charity partner considering it’s been such a difficult year for our older population. Christmas FM will be celebrating its 13th year on air this year and, since it began broadcasting, has raised almost €2.5 million for a range of charities. The costs of running Christmas FM are covered by various sponsors, ensuring that all on-air fundraising and listener donations will go directly to ALONE...

Publication date: 25.11.2020