Detroit Irish Radio


Detroit Irish Radio has moved to studio 2 as of March 20, 2022. Listen every Sunday from 1-3pm by clicking on the CRB button and click studio 2. Later, the shows will be posted to Detroit Irish Radio FB and archived below.

Throughout it's history, the Gaelic League has supported Irish radio programs. From 1997 until 2016, they were responsible for this show on WNZK. In 2016, the program received non profit status 501(c)(3). Today they along with many donors continue to sponsor this weekly, two hour program . Donations are welcome.

The show, a combination of Irish music, news, and announcements, often includes guests and call-ins. Shows are broadcast LIVE from the Gaelic League and other local Irish events. All are welcome to share news.


As an 501(c)(3) organization, we depend on contributions, thank you in advance!

Mary Ryan's Birthday

Detroit Irish Radio has been a vehicle for information in the Detroit area.
Listen to current, or past shows.



Meet Our Radio Hosts & Team


Radio News

Detroit Irish Radio has moved to Cave Radio Boradcasting ( We will continue to provide a weekly show every Sunday from 1-3pm EST. The format remains the same with Irish music, news, and announcements. Padraig Egan regularly provides listeners with the latest local and Ireland's GAA sports results. Pallottine Fr Brendan McCarrick and Irish Correspondent Alfie Deehan often add a bit of news and musical selections. We're fortunate also to have many of our talented local Irish entertainers providing LIVE music and stories often.

Your requests and input are always welcome. Email: or call/text 313-942-0159. Also, like Detroit Irish Radio FB and check this Gaelic League website where the shows are posted after broadcast. We can now accepted donations thru PayPal. We appreciate your support.


Weekly Detroit Irish Radio acknowledges those celebrating anniversaries and birthdays.
Those that have died and individuals ill and in need of prayers are also remembered.
Recognition of supporters that allow us to continue our mission to promote Irish heritage are also acknowledged.
Contact us if you have news to share - or 313-942-0159

Prayer List for Good Health

Laura BohnBruce FarrellJamie JonesBrigid MurrayMarilyn Saloka
Mary Cullen BryanJohn FinnertyAnn KerwinGertie O’KennedyChris Scanlan
Judy & Tom BrueningBridie FlynnRichard LemkeFr Dan O’SullivanMary Sheehy
Bill CarneyEd FoleyKevin LuksaikJoe ParskyMeagan Tierney
John CoutureMary GoldRick McMurrayAnn PurcellSarah Turner
Kitty DerbinJack & Jo Anne HaleyRichard McNicholsMary Anne QuinnLexton Williams
Brian DunleavyDave & Erin KeemSean MooreTeresa RoddyJoan Wisely

August 2022 Birthdays

1MonBrenda Carmichael, Aidan Kelley, Donald Parker, Alexandria Roberts, Everette Schroer, Emilia Ward
2TuesChris Quinlan Gordon, Ann O’Hara
3WedPeggy Gray, Patrick Henry, Colleen McParland
5FriAndrew Anaya, Bailey Rourke
8MonMary Ellen Bohn, Sean Gavin, Gary Lane, Brendan McNulty, Jennifer Rigney
9TueAnne Marie Bradley, Mick Gavin, Alex Wilson
10WedCharlie French
11ThuJack Barry, Carol Bongiorno, Eamon Brennan
12FriErin Bongiorno, Bridget Kelly, Maureen Lucas
14SunLily Tade, Eileen Lucarelli
15MonGary Evans, Donagh Maloney, Brian Mulloy, Eileen Murphy, John Treanor, Terry Tynan
16TueMichael Bongiorno
17WedKathleen Brang
18ThuLeslie Baster, Mary Ryan, Adeline Schroer
20SatCarl Larson, Bro Faustino Paez, Tera Warn
22TueJohnny Manning, Richard McNichols
24ThuSara Anaya
26FriRosemary Stevens, Patrick Thelen
27SatMaureen Hoffmaster, Peggy O’Neill
28SunEmily Freeman, Tim Taylor
29MonBridget McCarville
30TueJack Gannon
31WedJessie Chapman, Mary Pat Kregar, Bill Rodgers

August 2022 Anniversaries

5FriGary & Kathleen Marchetti (40 yrs)
10WedMark & Amy Hunt ( ), Tony & Marquerite Lucarelli
13SatBill & Sharon Gunkleman ( ), Rick & Anne Hassell (40 yrs)
14SunMiles Dark & Kim Bell (1 yr), Dave & Pam Terry 29 yrs)
17WedTim & Katherine Jenny (22 yrs), Adam & Caitlin Lovell (3 yrs)
18ThuMichael & Lisa Brennan (22 yrs), Daniel & Beth Patton (10 yrs)
19FriPatrick & Barbara Coakley (61 yrs)
20SatBob & Millie Cummings (40 yrs)
21SunDave & Brigid Socks (13 yrs)
22MonDavid & Kathleen Brang Capman (7 yrs), Bob & Mary Quaine (63 yrs)
23TueJesse & Theresa Anaya (42 yrs)
25ThuKen & Nan Thelen (47 yrs)
27SatPatrick & Megan Kenny (6 yrs)
28SunPaul & Abby Compton ( )
31WedDon & Marcia Detter (54 yrs), Tom & Mary Underhill (49 yrs)

Radios Show Sponsors

John Bentley, Kathy Baker, Brian & Pam DunleavyFraternal Order of United Irishmen
Mary Ann Quinn, Richard & Maggie Lemke Brian Dunleavy & Dunleavy’s Irish Pub in Allen Park
Dennis & Mary Ellen Clark, Bill & Kate MillerStephen Maloney & Maloney Tile & Marble
Jerry & Mary Bailey Depoorter, Teresa RoddyFriendly Sons of St Patrick
Nick & Peggy Ciaramitaro, Victory & Maloney FamiliesMotor City Irish Fest (MCIF)
Michael Goddard, Bruce Smith, Evelyn CarneyPadraig Egan & Emerald Plumbing
Kathleen Gallagher, Heather Limas, Jim & Bev MurphyKnights of Equity Court Six & Daughters of Erin
Bill & Mary Ann Knight, Peggy Walsh, Brian MaherGaelic League/Irish American Club
Richard McGee, Paul & Agnes Gowdy, Mary RyanAOH Stephen Walsh & Blessed Solanus Casey Division
Peter & Maura Dewan & Family, Michael Clyne Ardan Academy of Irish Dance & Kitty’s Ceili
Kitty Heinzman, Peggy Gray, Donald & Marcia Detter LAOH Elizabeth Fagan & Catherine McCauley Divisons
Michael & Eileen Barry Family, Barbara SullivanLAOH Ethlel & Rose Kennedy Divisons
John & Mary Bongiorno, Erin & Dave Keem,Kevin & Shelly Murphy & Murphy’s Restaurant in Redford
Dan & Kathleen Partyka. Gertie & Maura O’KennedyFr Brendan McCarrick & Irish Pallottine Fathers
Nora Martin, Doris McCarville, Sylvia DonahueJohn G Irwin & EXP Realty
Bob & Peggy Burger, Patrick Kelliher 

August 2022 Memorial Sponsors

Patricia Dillon QuinnJames Maye – Jimmy the Irish Plumber
Fraternal Order of United IrishmenDeceased FOUI Members
Teresa RoddyPeter Roddy
Evelyn CarneyWilliam “Bill” Carney
Gail McKnightRichard McKnight
Peggy WalshJohn Early
Gertie & Maura O’Kennedy, Jack & Irene CahillMadge Stockdale
Dawn Minutelli, Peter & Renee YakeMadge Stockdale
Patrick & Anne O’HaraMadge Stockdale, Jim Butler
Barbara SullivanMike “Westside Red” Sullivan, Madge Stockdale, Jim Butler
Mike GibbonsJoanne Gibbons, Jim Butler
Barbara Huyser – Smede-Son Steel Jim Butler
Sheila Richardson, Maureen Aguirre, Paul JensenJim Butler
Kathleen GriffinRobert “Bob” Griffin
Mary RyanRice & Ryan Families
Peter & John IrwinDan & Mary Irwin, Hughes and Irwin Families
Kelly Anne PaigeColin Paige, Jerry & Phyllis Murphy, Bob & Mairead Paige
Patrick Curran FamilyPatrick & Mary Curran
Michael Aidan GoddardJim Dewan
Gertie & Maura O’KennedyO’Kennedy, Mongey,& Kennedy Families
Ann Purcell, Aline Daniel, Paul & Patricia Purcell Morton Al Purcell
Joan O’HalloranTom O’Halloran, Fr Michael Cooney
Mary Melva PrenticeColm “Scotty” Prentice
Kitty HeinzmanJohn Heinzman
John & Mary BongiornoBongiorno & Dean Families
Dan & Kathleen PartykaThomas & Patricia Quinn, Michael & Rose Quinn
Moriarty FamilyJohn & Katheleen Moriarty & deceased Moriarty Family members
Dewan FamilyFrank & Kathleen Dewan, siblings Jim, Mary, Frank & niece Becca
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