Produced and presented by Oliver Lee from Planet FM in Auckland. Tune in every Saturday 10.15-11.15pm. From August 26, Ireland Calling will air on a Sunday at 10pm.
Ireland Calling started broadcasting in Auckland in 1990 and spread to Wellington and Christchurch the following year.
Listen in to hear about events happening within the Irish community throughout New Zealand and the latest news from Ireland.
Oliver interviews visiting Irish business people, politicians, and musicians. Some of his guests over the years include former Irish President Mary Robinson; former Prime Minister Albert Reynolds; Irish businessman Dr. Tony O’Reilly; Riverdance founder Michael Flately; and Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell.
The programme has a strong following throughout New Zealand. While the programme is particularly for Irish and Irish/Kiwis, Oliver hears from people who have no connection with Ireland yet tune in regularly to hear about the latest events happening in Ireland and to listen to Irish music.