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!


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 BohnBridie FlynnJamie JonesBev MurphyNorm Root
Judy & Tom BrueningEd FoleyAnn KerwinBrigid MurrayChris Scanlan
Bill CarneyBetty GowdyKevin LuksaikJoan NagyMary Sheehy
John CoutureMary GowdyAngela MaquireGertie O’KennedyMeagan Tierney
Kitty DerbinMary GoldPatty MartinFr Dan O’SullivanSarah Turner
Brian DunleavyJo Anne HaleyRick McMurrayAnn PurcellLexton Williams
Bruce FarrellDave & Erin KeemRichard McNicholsMary Anne QuinnJoan Wisely
John Finnerty Sean Moore Kevin Wisely

December 2022 Birthdays

1ThuAndrew Boyle, Sue Riddle
3SatTony Boland. Tiernan Brennan, Patrick Brown, Mike Griffin, Kerry Shivers
5MonNancy Kelly, Kacey Szczepkowski
6TueSteve Negron
7WedTom Underhill
8ThuDesi Fulham, Patrick O’Reilly
10SatRachael Jenny, Fiona Kenny, John L Sullivan
11SunMaureen Johnston
12MonHannah Heinzman, Angela Ryan Saloka, Charlene Tavarozzi
13TueMarilyn Couture, Teresa Roddy
14WedAidan Gohl, Andrea Gohl, Micheal Lucas
15ThuKathleen Carlson
16FriCora Dewan Smith
17SatSheila Cassidy, Michael Sullivan, Chris Ynclan
18SunAidan Shannon
20TueSheryl Baggett, Colm Graham, John O’Hara
21WedRalph Johnston, Tom Tynan
27TueBrigid Burns
28WedAndy Cooney, Martha O’Connor
29ThuMary Ann Derbin, Charlotte Kennedy
30FriRick Howls, Mary Williams
31SatPatricia McClary, Mollie McManus, Michael Nagrant

December 2022 Anniversaries

3SatPatrick & Karen Wilson
23FriLester & Margaret Sharon (19 yrs)
28WedPaul & Siobhan Durand (4 yrs)

Radios Show Sponsors

Richard McGee, Michael Clyne, Peter & Maura DewanUnited Irish Societies, Detroit Metro Emerald Police Society
Nora Martin, Teresa Roddy, John Bentley, Kathy BakerFraternal Order of United Irishmen
Sherry Youngblood, Brian & Pam Dunleavy, Maggie Lemke Brian Dunleavy & Dunleavy’s Irish Pub in Allen Park
Dennis & Mary Ellen Clark, Bill & Kate MillerStephen Maloney & Maloney Tile & Marble
Mary Ann Quinn, Jerry & Mary Bailey Depoorter, Friendly 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, Brian Maher, Mary RyanGaelic League/Irish American Club
Paul & Agnes Gowdy, Kitty Heinzman, Peggy Gray, AOH Stephen Walsh & Blessed Solanus Casey Division
Donald & Marcia Detter, Michael & Eileen Barry Ardan Academy of Irish Dance & Kitty’s Ceili
Barbara Sullivan, John & Mary Bongiorno, Erin & Dave KeemLAOH Elizabeth Fagan & Catherine McCauley Divisons
Dan & Kathleen Partyka. Gertie & Maura O’KennedyLAOH Ethlel & Rose Kennedy Divisons
Doris McCarville, Sylvia Donahue, Patrick KelliherKevin & Shelly Murphy & Murphy’s Restaurant in Redford
Bob & Peggy Burger, Patrick & Anne O’Hara, Karen KelleyFr Brendan McCarrick & Irish Pallottine Fathers
Bob & Mary Beth Mundt, John & Kathleen TreanorJohn G Irwin & EXP Realty, Mike Carey Music Co, Inc

December 2022 Memorial Sponsors

Patricia Dillon QuinnJames Maye – Jimmy the Irish Plumber
Fraternal Order of United IrishmenDeceased FOUI Members recently Joe Parsky
Teresa RoddyPeter Roddy
Evelyn CarneyWilliam “Bill” Carney
Gail McKnightRichard McKnight
Late Peggy WalshJohn Early, Peggy Walsh
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