This Friday, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta’s award-wining current affairs programme Cormac ag a Cúig will be broadcasting live from London.
The show will be looking ahead to the upcoming General Election and possible repercussions for Irish-UK, and UK-EU relations.
Presenter Cormac Ó hEadhra will chair a panel of speakers for the show, broadcast live from the BBC HQ at Portland Place, for a broad discussion of likely outcomes of the election, possible repercussions, life for the Irish in the UK, and opinions on politics and the economy at home in Ireland at present.
Cormac is a native of An Cheathrú Rua in Connemara, Co. Galway, and has been living in Dublin for many years. He has a degree in Finance, Computing and Enterprise, and is also a qualified barrister. He has been working with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta since 2007 and has been presenting Cormac ag a Cúig since 2012.
In 2014, Cormac was named Radio Presenter of the Year at the Celtic Media Festival. The programme has also just been shortlisted for best radio programme of the year at Gradaim Chumarsáide an Oireachtais, the national Irish-language media awards, an award they previously won in 2013.
Cormac ag a Cúig is a drivetime current affairs magazine programme, with an emphasis on discussion and debate of the day’s main news stories. It is broadcast at 5 pm Monday – Friday on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Tune in live online at www.rte.ie/listen/rnag.
Cormac ag a Cúig live from London on Friday 17 April at 5 pm on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Follow the programme on Twitter @cormacag5.