Listen Live Logo

The Saturday Show

11am - 2pm

Listen: Special Mass Marking 1st Anniversary Of Rescue 116 Tragedy Takes Place Today.

: 03/14/2018 - 11:35

A special mass takes place this morning to mark one year since Rescue 116 crashed off the Mayo coast.

All four crew members were killed when the helicopter went down near Blackrock Island in the early hours of March 14th 2017.

Late last night, up to 100 people attended a vigil to remember Dara Fitzpatrick, Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith.

Local Superintendent Tony Healy says the tragedy had a huge impact on the community:

13Rescue.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett


About Us

Kfm broadcasts on 97.6fm and 97.3fm to all parts of county Kildare 24 hours a day from the state-of-the-art Kfm Broadcast Centre, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare and around the world on this website.

Our aim is to entertain and inform our listeners, with the best music, local news and current affairs plus top class live sports coverage.

Remember, Kfm is your local station; we’re always interested in hearing your views and suggestions about the radio station.  You can find all of our contact details on the Contact Us section of the site.

Enjoy your visit, thanks for listening and spread the word about Kildare's Kfm!