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Glasgow’s George Square will play host to a sensational party featuring names from across the Scottish Gaelic music scene to mark the opening of the Royal National Mod – and everyone’s invited! The free opening ceremony concert, which takes place on Friday October 11, will be headlined by trad-rock superstars Mànran. It will also feature […]

It’s never too early and with so much going on you will need time to make those important decisions of what you want to see and with tickets now on sale don’t leave it to long Celtic Connections 2020 festival programme: Tickets :  #ccfest2020 Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections celebrates […]

Rushing to meet his deadline Dunoon Observer reporter Andy  Revill visited the DCR97.4FM John street broadcasting studio with a plea to urgently interview DCR presenter Fiona and to find out more about the two nominations  she has received in a National Community Radio Awards ceremony to take place in Barry South Wales at the end […]

“I’m absolutely delighted to be nominated for not only one, but two categories in the national Community Radio Awards. It’s a really exciting prospect and great not only for DCR97.4FM and CMR 95FM but for Scottish Community Radio too! Wales, here I come! Love it if you could join me !”

Dunoon Community Radio present Fiona McNeill has been nominated in two categories in the prestigious National Community Radio Awards. Besides being nominated in the best “Live Event or Outside Broadcast” category  for  her Celtic & Folk Fusions at the Islay Whisky Festival 2019 she has also been nominated in the “Female Presenter of the Year” […]

Have you booked your place yet? Saturday 28th September 2019, Queen’s Hall, Dunoon, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Come along for this informal event and Q&A session with Greg Minnaar, World Champion mountain biker and The Dunoon Project. This is your opportunity to find out more about all aspects of this exciting project, community ownership and […]

AS WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER START OF THE COWAL OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND – WE CONTINUE RE-VISITING PREVIOUS COWAL OPEN STUDIO PROGRAMMES PRESENTED BY JAN HARPER WHO HAS BEEN INTRODUCING LISTENERS TO ARTIST OF COWAL..                                                                                                                                                                               

New Life Christian Fellowship Pastor Norman Wright has arranged for Contemporary Christian Singer Songwriter Matthew Ward to visit the DCR97.4FM studio at 5.00pm today for a wee chat before his guest appearance at the “Scotland For Jesus” concert and Testimony tonight at Dunoon’s Burgh Hall at 7.30pm Thursday 26th September Matthew recently jetted in from […]

Glasgow Mod 2019 will showcase Gaelic culture on a significant urban scale. The Mod already has significant appeal and in 2019 will provide the opportunity to reach out to a wider audience in a city Le Mòd Ghlaschu 2019, bidh cultar na Gàidhlig air a thaisbeanadh ann an teis-meadhan a’ bhaile-mhòir. Tha cliù mòr aig […]

Alongside the main competitions The Mòd Fringe returns with a jam-packed programme filled with ceilidhs, concerts, sports and more. One of the highlights of this year’s Fringe is the Celtic Praise event, taking place at Princes Square from 7:30pm on Sunday 13th October, and is a unique opportunity to enjoy a feast of lively Gospel […]