Martin Galvin with details of this weekend's broadcast from Radio Free Eireann.
Radio Free Eireann will broadcast a special two hour Pledge Program today this Saturday February 10th. retired fireman and story teller Billy O'Connor will talk about his latest book Da Mick taking a humorous look at being a New York City Fireman when the Bronx was burning in the 1970s.
Donors who pledge to support the program will get a copy of the book.
Lorraine Taylor will talk about her husband Tony Taylor, a Derry Republican who has now spent more than 700 days Interned-by-license, jailed on British charges kept secret from him or any solicitor picked by him.
While Irish flags and "England Out of Ireland" banners are a feature of St. Patrick's Day Parades in New York, Independent Irish Republican Councillor Paul Gallagher, will give a quick update on last week's story of British attempts to ban Irish flags from St. Patrick's Day Parades.
John Fay the creator and moderator of Nuzhound, the daily collection of articles on the north of Ireland will explain why that service may have to close down..
John McDonagh and Martin Galvin co- host.
Radio Free Eireann is heard Saturdays at 12 Noon New York time on wbai 99.5 FM and wbai.org.
It can be heard at wbai.org in Ireland from 5pm to 6pm or anytime after the program concludes on wbai.org/archives.