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RT RETURNS TO THE PLOUGHING' WITH ACTION-PACKED THREE-DAY SCHEDULE

13/09/2022

LIVE RT NEWS & WEATHER, LIVE RT RADIO 1, 2FM, RnaG AND LYRIC FM FAVOURITES AND MUCH MORE

Visit the RT Stand: Block 1 | Row 18 | Stand 288 (nearest Gate 1)

WATCH our promo: https://youtu.be/fJECCSY9SbY

The National Ploughing Championships, or The Ploughing', will return to Ratheniska, Co Laois, from Tuesday 20th September to Thursday 22nd September and RT will be there over three full days with an action-packed schedule of live programmes, live musical performances, live RT News and Weather bulletins, chances to meet with well-known presenters, and plenty of prizes. Nationwide on RT One (7pm) brings two shows to viewers on Monday 19th and Wednesday 21st September.

>>>RT SCHEDULE

Tuesday 20th September

07:00 09:00 | Morning Ireland live broadcast on RTE Radio 1

10:30 11:30 | Cuisle RnaG50 live music celebrating Irish traditional music (See notes below)

12:30 13:00 | Meet 2FM Breakfast's Doireann, Donncha and Carl in person

15:00 16:30 | The Ray D'Arcy Show live broadcast on RTE Radio 1

Wednesday 21st September

08:00 09:00 | Adhmhaidin live broadcast on RT RnaG

10:00 12:00 | Marty in the Morning live broadcast on RTE lyric fm (special Ploughing time )

15:00 18:00 | The Drive with The 2 Johnnies live broadcast on RTE 2FM

Thursday 22nd September

13:45 15:00 | Liveline's Funny Thursday live broadcast on RT Radio 1

>>>RT NEWS & WEATHER LIVE

RT ONE'S Six One will broadcast live on Tuesday 20th and there will be live RT News reports over the three days.

RT Weather will also broadcast live from the Ploughing every day with Nuala Carey, Trevor Keegan, Gerry Murphy, Linda Hughes, and Michelle Dillon. Watch our lunchtime weather bulletins live on RT One at 13.25 and our afternoon bulletin at 15.40

PRESENT THE WEATHER: And if you want to present the weather, our RTE weather team will give you a chance between our live TV bulletins with the help of cameras, autocue and weather graphics.

>>>AND THERE's MORE

In addition to the schedule above, RT is marking the return of The Ploughing' with some new additions to the schedule.

URC TV at The Ploughing

Not only is there an exclusive discount for URC TV packages on offer but you can get your photo taken with the URC trophy, meet some of the URC players and enter the draw to win some brilliant URC TV prizes, including a signed jersey, URC match tickets and URC TV access passes.

Toy Show The Musical Box Office at The Ploughing with discount and Tayto Popcorn!

The magic of Toy Show The Musical is coming to the Convention Centre Dublin this Christmas, and you can buy your tickets with an exclusive 10% discount at a special box office at the RT stand. In addition to the discount there will be free Tayto popcorn for visitors (while stocks last!). There's also a chance to win family tickets and an overnight stay at a top Dublin hotel if you fancy jumping into the specially created moon and taking a pic. #toyshowmusical

RT Shop

Pop by the RT Shop, and chat to the Saorview support team, who'll be giving you a chance to win a TV with thanks to Euronics.

Ireland on The Box presented by RT and the National Library of Ireland

As we celebrate 60 years of television in Ireland, the Ireland on The Box area offers visitors the chance to take a photo at the Magic Door and enjoy some of the TV highlights.

RT Guide Photobooths

The latest issue of the RT Guide will be on sale with the ever-popular RT Guide Cover Star Photobooths. Buy an RT Guide and walk away with a great read and a photo of you on the cover.

Make sure to stay up to date with RT at The Ploughing' across Twitter (@RTE) or Facebook/Instagram (@Explorerte).using #rteploughing.

RT Nationwide

Nationwide on RT One (7pm) brings two shows to viewers about the Ploughing Championships 2022:

On Monday 19th September Blathnaid N Chofaigh looks ahead to the National Ploughing Championships to find out about the planning, preparation and build up to Europe's largest farming event and we take the opportunity to visit some tourist sites in the county.

On Wednesday 21st Anne Cassin and her guest co-host, Marty Morrissey meet the participants, visitors, Irish and International competitors, exhibitors, the farmers at the National and World Ploughing Championships.

ABOUT CUISLE RnaG50

RT Raidi na Gaeltachta is celebrating fifty years on air this year, and as part of the year-long celebrations they will present a special celebration of Irish traditional music during this year's National Ploughing Championships entitled Cuisle RnaG50. Traditional music has been an integral part of RnaG's output over the last half century, and this show will be presented by station Music Editor Neansa N Choisdealbha, and conducted by renowned Tipperary accordion player Ned Kelly. He will be joined by some of Ireland's top traditional musicians, including Ryan Molloy, Fergal O'Neill, Clare Quinn, Keelan McGrath, Jack McGrath, William Holmes, Gary Lynch, JP Reynolds and Caitlin McGrath for a fantastic performance of pure drop traditional music.
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