2021 Shows

September 18th 2021 ceol agus craic: Our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week is Irish paralympian bronze medalist, Gary O’Reilly. The usual great tunes of course

Sept 11th Radio show: Emma Duggan is our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week on all Ireland Saturday as Mayo and Tyrone play for all the marbles. Also a tribute to the passing of Marks friend in Abbeyleix, Breda Maher.

Sept 4th 2021 show: Ken dials in from cottage country on a big day for Irish soccer and Carly gives her predictions for Ladies football finals.

August 28th show: Our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week is none other than Leslie Dowdall from In Tua Nua. Leslie has recently released a new EP and she joins Ceol agus Craic to talk about her career and her recent success with the new EP.

August 21st show: Ken and Carly fly solo as the great Sean Keane joins the team at Ceol agus Craic for his big birthday celebration.

August 7th show: Ken does the show from Lake Huron and Carly is in Cooley this week.

August 14th 2021 show: A big anniversary in the community is celebrated and we play some tunes dedicated to the late Joan MacPherson.

July 31st show: Our Reliance Home Comfort guests of the week were Clare singer Katie Theasby and Tourism Ireland Marketing Manager in Canada, Sandra Moffatt. Carly calls from Ireland. Great tunes this week.

July 24th Show: Our reliance home comfort guest of the week is Limerick goalkeeper Nicky Quaid as we broadcast live from MJ Byrne’s Irish pub in Blue Mountains. We also have a chat with the Manager there. Offaly man Dwayne O’Connor.

July 17th show: On todays show we give the usual updates as the British Open is in flight. We also celebrate Kens skills on the bike through Music and Carly joins us to add some colour to the otherwise thorny show.

July 10th Show: Carly McGrath joins the lads for the First time to brighten up the show. The current Toronto Rose has agreed to be part of the amazing adventure and we look forward to welcoming her into the family.

July 3rd 2021 show: Mayo GAA star Shauna Howley joined us today for a great chat about her GAA career so far and reflects on the current state of ladies GAA. Great tunes as usual.

June 26th Show: Paddyman, AKA Declan O’Sullivan, joins us live from Dubai to discuss his return to Canada after almost 16 years. Film Director, Phil Sheeran also calls in to talk about his recent film, The Winter Lake. Great tunes as well of course as Ken does the reels and jigs!

June 19th 2021 Show: Bobby O’Donovan is our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week and we celebrate Fathers Day weekend with some great tunes dedicated to all of the great dads in the world..

June 12th 2021 show: Solid craic this week with live GAA updates and some incredible tunes to listen to.

June 5th 2021: Some great craic and tunes today on Ceol agus Craic. Christy Moore, Saw Doctors, Lyra, Mags McCarthy and those nervous animals to name a few..

May 29th show 2021: Shane Whelan, Director of Digital Marketing and communications for Lions Rugby joins us to discuss the upcoming Lions tour of South Africa. Ken decides to produce a Double Double show this week with incredible tunes.

May 22nd show: Our guest this week was Joanie Madden from Cherish the Ladies who called us from her home in NYC. Some great tunes this week as well.

May 15th show 2021: Our guests this week were Mayo band Billow Wood and we included a few of their tracks as well. Ken was on the tunes again and he didn’t disappoint.

May 8th 2021: John Galway is our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week as he talks about a different year for the Toronto Irish Film Festival Great tunes including BillowWood, Joe Dolan, Mags McCarthy and The Saw Doctors to name a few.

May 1st show 2021: Ken goes solo today and puts together a dream-list of brilliant Irish artists and trad. Super stuff.

April 24th Show: New Uachtaran Larry McCarthy joins us live to talk about his new role as President of GAA and some solid tunes including Imelda May as we congratulate her on her chart topping album

April 17th show. Michael O’Grady is our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week and Ken has the usual great line up of tunes. Great banter as usual.

April 10th 2021 show: Diane Flanagan, Executive Director of Solace House Canada is our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week and we have some great tunes from the 80’s. Big birthday celebrations all around this weekend.

April 3rd 2021Show: The folks from the Ottawa Irish Film Festival call in for a chat and Ken pumps out the usual solid tunes as we wish our listeners a Happy Easter.

March 27th show: Our Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week was Pul Quinn and we were also joined by William Peat and Robert Kearns from Ireland park foundation. Check out the website www.irishfaminestories.ca for some incredible stories.

March 20th show: Our inaugural Reliance Home Comfort guest of the week is Jack Armstrong, the voice of the Toronto Raptors. We are also joined by Sean O’Brien, President and CEO of Reliance Home Comfort as we kick off a great new partnership. Great tunes too.

March 13th Show: Those Nervous Animals, Ambassador Eamonn McKee, Shane O’Neill from IPOY and Stephen Gilsenan, Global Head of Quality for Guinness all join us for a blockbuster of a show. Happy early St Patricks Day everyone.

March 6th Marty Party Show: The great Marty Morrissey joins the lads for a chat and MP James Maloney gives us an update on Irish Heritage Month and finally Shane O’Neill gives us a flag raining update

February 27th, 2021 show: CEO of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons joins us to chat about Ireland and what things will be like post pandemic with respect to tourism and Keara Barnes joins us from Vancouver to discuss her new short film, The Stepmom. Great tunes for me mammy’s birthday too.

February 20th 2021: Sina Theil joins us to discuss her exciting new release and how her career trajectory as a musician continues to gain serious momentum. The usual great tunes by Ken as well.

Niagara Falls Road – Feb 13th 2021show: Laurita Blewitt from the popular podcast Tommy, Hector and Laurita joins us for a bit of solid banter and also declares the name of the show Niagara Falls Road. We also have a bit of a chat about our Valentines day cards.

February 6th 2021 – Remembering Ray Rozzer Tracey: This weeks show was dedicated to Kens dad Ray Tracey who was laid to rest just Two days ago on Feb 4th back in Sligo. We hope his friends and family will hit this link many times in the years to come. Rest In Peace Rozzer.

January 30th Show: Tim O’Leary from The Art Crimes Band joins us live for a chat today. Honorary Consul Eithne Heffernan also joins us and Jim Keating tells us his Larry King story. And of course brilliant tunes.

January 23rd show : Terry Smith from justsocks.ca and Musician Ger O’Donnell joined us live today and Ken played a stormer with the selection of music.

January 16th 2021 Show Mags McCarthy joins us for a chat live from Dripsey in County Cork. What an incredible talent and a great story. Also some great tunes as we also celebrate the music of The Cranberries on the 3rd anniversary of the passing of the amazing Dolores O’ Riordan.

January 9th 2021– Sean Thomas Gallagher joins us for a chat and Ken and Mark thrill the listeners with an excellent blend of great Irish music.

Ceol Agus Craic Happy New Year show On our Jan 2nd 2021 show we remember the late great Liam O’Reilly, we say good riddance to 2020 and look forward to brighter days ahead in 2021.