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Join Fergal D'Arcy for the best tunes of your afternoon. He will also bring you the biggest guests in music from Dua Lipa, Niall Horan, Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie, Perrie Edwards the list of VIPs goes on. He also has the Grand National - a thousand Euro everyday just to answer a few questions! Ka-ching! Plus, awesome giveaways and the funniest listeners in Ireland. Get involved. Daily from 2pm - 4.30pm

Join Fergal D'Arcy for the best tunes of your afternoon. He will also bring you the biggest guests in music from Dua Lipa, Niall Horan, Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie, Perrie Edwards the list of VIPs goes on. He also has the Grand National - a thousand Euro everyday just to answer a few questions! Ka-ching! Plus, awesome giveaways and the funniest listeners in Ireland. Get involved. Daily from 2pm - 4.30pm


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Join Fergal D'Arcy for the best tunes of your afternoon. He will also bring you the biggest guests in music from Dua Lipa, Niall Horan, Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie, Perrie Edwards the list of VIPs goes on. He also has the Grand National - a thousand Euro everyday just to answer a few questions! Ka-ching! Plus, awesome giveaways and the funniest listeners in Ireland. Get involved. Daily from 2pm - 4.30pm




Olly Alexander Is Super Excited To Play Pride Headline Gig In Ireland

Olly Alexander is beyond excited! His debut solo Years & Years album Nightcall is just out and he is back on stage. Olly headlines the Mother Pride Opening Party at The National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks at the 2022 Festival in June. JUST PRESS PLAY TO LISTEN [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/01/21144229/TDFM-J5-FULL-OLLY-ALEXANDER-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] Olly also chatted about working with Kylie! And how honoured and emotional he was to see John and Johannes on...


Lyra, Tom Grennan, True Tides And More In A Very Special Christmas Show

Press play and join Fergal D'Arcy for a real Christmas cracker! An annual tradition on the show is 'A Very Irish Christmas' and this year is very special. Listen to Lyra, Tom Grennan, Bressie, Hudson-Taylor, True Tides and Wild Youth. Featuring festive chats and loads of tunes. Courtesy of our friends at Joe.ie Wild Youth cover East 17 'Stay Another Day' - it is absolutely brilliant. Bressie and Louize from The Blizzards stun us with a cover of Yazoo's 'Only You' [audio...


Get Back! Wild Youth Take On The Beatles And It's Class

Wild Youth are one of Ireland's most talented bands. They joined The Fergal D'Arcy Show for a chat and session and they took on one of The Fab Four's most celebrated tracks. Ireland's own Fab Four, Wild Youth cover The Beatle's 'Let It Be' and it is stunning. JUST PRESS PLAY ABOVE TO HEAR THE SESSION AND CHAT View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wild Youth (@bandwildyouth)


LYRA Blows Us Away With Stunning Cover Of The Weeknd 'Blinding Lights'

This cover of The Weeknd is absolutely stunning. LYRA is an Irish gem. The singer from Cork is a talent and tonic and we love having her on The Fergal D'Arcy Show. She popped into TodayFM Towers for a live session and chat with Fergal. Looking every inch the stunning pop star she sang her latest belter, 'Lose My MInd' and then a cracking cover of The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' Lyra brought in the New Year of 2021 by HERSELF. Thankfully, this NYE she will have other musicians to help! And in...


Tom Grennan Lovingly Remembers The Irish Cousin Who Inspired Him

Tom Grennan spent many childhood summers in Ireland. He always talks fondly of his time with his Irish family in Offaly. His latest song, 'Don't Break My Heart' is dedicated to his Irish cousin Alan who passed away in a car accident when he was only eighteen. As Tom says they were more than cousins, they were really like best mates. To lose him was a tragedy. I am always thinking of him. We were the two tight ones. The same age. I want him to live forever. I put him on the single cover. I...


James Arthur Talks About New Album Which Is A Letter To His Younger Self

Written and recorded during lockdown this is James Arthur's most personal album. His 4th album is 'It'll All Make Sense In The End' and it even features a young boy which is the absolute bulb off him when he was a child. (left is a photo he posted on Instagram of him as a boy) James has spoken about his troubled childhood before and finding himself in foster care at one point. He puts all of his life into his music. James Arthur spoke to The Fergal D'Arcy Show about songs like 'Medicine' and...


James Blunt Had A Hilarious Title For Best Of Album But It Was Rejected!

If James Blunt didn't have a 17-year career that has spawned over 23 million album sales he could have made it as a stand-up. He has proven that he can take the p*ss out of himself before anyone else can even start. It has made him the unoficial King Of Twitter with his dry and witty comebacks to trolls. I did already. https://t.co/TePcTaLGUx — James Blunt (@JamesBlunt) February 25, 2021 During lockdown, while many other artists are doing mini-concerts from their homes, I thought I’d do you...


Joel Corry Might Be A Superstar DJ But He Still Gets His Mam To Do His Washing

Joel Corry is one of our favourite people. Officially a friend of The Fergal D''Arcy Show he is always so open and loves a chat. Bless my Mum she is still doing my washing! That is one thing I really need to improve on. My skills on how to do those things I am absolutely useless! Joel may not have household skills but he's got serious music skills. Megahits like Lonely, Head & Heart, Bed, and Out, Out to name a few are solid proof! He truly loves his Irish fans and is so buzzing about the...


Craig David Jokes That Dancers On Strictly Were So Good He Was Distracted

He usually only chills on Sunday but the singer Craig David took time out to talk to The Fergal Darcy Show on a Wednesday and they had a ball! Craig has teamed up with best friend and equally supremely talented singer-songwriter MNEK for new track 'Who You Are' The man who started as a DJ working on his tracks in the libarary at college has come so far! He desrcibes having to hustle his music before scoial media was even a thing. 25 UK top 40 singles (16 of them top 10), nine UK top 40...


Coldplay Say They Would Absolutely Love To Play Slane

It's the 20th anniversary of when Coldplay supported U2 at Slane. Is it time they played there as Headiners? Guy Berryman and Will Champion would love to see it happen. The beating heart of Coldplay joined The Fergal D'Arcy Show and have such found memories of that time they played in 2001 that if a petition can get started they will play the iconic venue! Wouldn't that be great! Let's try and petition! If you can start some kind of movement, then I will sign that definitely! The band are...


Jesy Nelson Say She Can Finally Tell Her Truth After Leaving Little Mix

The UK Baddie and The Barbie. That's how Nicki Minaj describes this hugely anticipated solo single from ex Little Mixer Jesy Nelson. Her debut single ‘Boyz’ samples Sean “Diddy” Combs classic anthem “Bad Boy 4 Life”. She tells The Fergal D’Arcy Show about her stomping debut track, finally feeling free, the movie like video that accompanies the song, what plans are next, and ...sexy golf! PRESS PLAY TO LISTEN TO FULL CHAT [audio...


Lorde Says She Plans Big Trip To Ireland Soon To Discover Her Roots

It is hard to believe Lorde is still only 24 years old. In 2013 she took over the world with her album Pure Heroine and it's equally world conquering lead single Royals. Time magazine even named her among the Most Influential Teenagers in the World. She is now a certified superstar with numerous Grammy awards, over 12 million albums sold worldwide and over 10 billion streams. She is a phenomenon who blazed a trail for talent like Billie Eilish and counts Taylor Swift as a very dear friend....


Jade Thirlwall From Little Mix Is Absolutely Brilliant Craic!

It's 10 years since Little Mix formed. 10 years since they worked their black magic on the music industry. In that time they've sold over 50 million records worldwide, over 3 billion YouTube views, and 12 billion streams and this year won 'Best British Group' at the BRIT Awards. In November they release 'Between Us' a celebration of that time together. This ain't no heartbreak anthem! Fergal D'Arcy chatted to Jade about their time together, being known for being the hardest working band in...


Becky Hill Is Officially The Full Package - Songwriter, Performer, Dance Queen!

David Guetta could arguable be called The King Of Dance Music. So, when he describes Becky Hill as a "very rare Queen of dance music" you take notice. The Fergal D'Arcy Show spoke to Becky Hill about: Her brilliant new album 'Only Honest At The Weekend' Her return to playing live at festivals in UK Overcoming insecurity. Her pride in doing what she loves and loads more JUST PRESS PLAY TO HEAR THE FULL CHAT [audio...


Cork Singer Lyra Is Absolutely Loving Her New Role As Judge On The Big Deal

We think Lyra is The Big Deal in Irish music! So, it's appropriate that she is appearing as a Judge on the show 'The Big Deal' on Virgin Media Television. It’s the channel’s BIG Saturday night show. It involves contestants accepting a cash deal or taking a chance to go further in the competition. “Are you going to take the deal or are you going to take a chance?!” Her fellow judges are Jedward, Boy George, Deirdre O’Kane and Aston Merrygold. Lyra was in fab form as she chatted to Fergal...


The Script's Danny O'Donoghue Talks About The Round That Cost Over 20 Grand!!

Don't worry it wasn't a diamond encrusted bottle of Bulmers or a bottle of 'Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990 Millennium Cuvee Methuselah' The Script are a decent bunch of lads. Not decadent wasters. THIS was for the entire crowd at a gig. ALL. EIGHT. THOUSAND. OF. THEM. Infact it holds the record for the largest round of drink ever bought! That is just one of the outstanding stories Danny O'Donoghue revealed in his chat with TodayFM's Fergal D'Arcy for The Script Special On TodayFM: Danny...


Joel Corry And Jax Jones Are The Avengers Of Dance Music!

Two of The Best Producers in the world ASSEMBLE! And create an absolute banger! Joel Corry and Jax Jones have joined forces like Captain America and Iron Man alongside Saweetie (gotta be Loki?) and Charli XCX (Black Widow!?) to create a formidable superhero music team! Their new track 'Out Out' is a glorious bop of epic beats. Fergal D'Arcy caught up with Joel and Jax (minus the spandex!) and they discussed making music, DM sliding, final playing live, hearing your music all over the world...


Fergal D'Arcy Live From Slane To Celebrate 40 Years Of Music

On August 16th The Fergal D'Arcy Show took a trip down memory Slane. TodayFM celebrated one of the world's greatest concert venues with live music from The Academic, Roisin O, Ruth-Anne and Irish Women In Harmony and True Tides covering some of the biggest artists to appear on the hallowed Slane stage. We also spoke to Scott Gorham from Thin Lizzy about being the VERY first band to headline this amazing venue back on August 16, 1981. And very special guests were Lord Henry Mountcharles and...


Clean Bandit's Grace Talks About Wes Nelson Driving To The Sun In New Video!

The fabulous Grace Chatto and Clean Bandit have done it again. They just can't stop making bangers and their magic dust appears all over their new track. It's called 'Drive' and it also feature Topic and Wes Nelson. Grace had a LOT of fun making the video and describes how brilliant it was to work with the former Love Island contestant who is fast becoming an authentic music star. The video was so much fun to make. Wes is in his truck so oblivious to anything going on in the back just...


Sam Fender's Big Night Out With Fontaines D.C. And Their Shared Love Of Guinness

Sam Fender is back with new music. Seventeen Going Under is a coming of age track taken from his upcoming album of the same title set for release on October 8. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/07/30120410/SAM-FENDER-FULL-PODCAST.mp3"][/audio] Speaking to Fergal D'Arcy, Fender describes it as a celebration of life and surviving. He also revealed he's a big fan of Irish acts Inhaler and Fontaines D.C. going on to describe a night out in London with the latter and their...