1967 Memories – A Journey Back To 1967

By John SurgenorIrvine Beat FM Presenter 1967 A brief journey through the music, entertainment, happenings, memories and trivia of the golden year of 1967. I'll start by introducing myself. I'm John Surgenor and I do a golden hour show on Irvinebeatfm 107.2 and the website Irvinebeat.com every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 11.00 and 12.00hrs. I was asked ...
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Meeting the Stars ‘Before They Were Famous’…

Chris Houston - Meeting The Stars
By Chris HoustonIrvine Beat FM Presenter At the risk of sounding flash, I have to admit being a radio presenter has brought some memorable chance meetings with those who are from TV and radio. However, the following story of what appears to be Houston's History was around five years before I first took to the air. Ayrshire Voices I was a member of Ayrshire...
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Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Album by John Carmichael

By Karyn Mac “The Real Ceilidh” Presenter. Irvine Beat FM Hello! Karyn Mac here, from The Real Ceilidh on Sunday afternoons, from 4 – 6pm. “Carmichael’s Ceilidh Ball” by John Carmichael and his Ceilidh Band is the featured album this week on the Real Ceilidh. It was released in 1999. The Band Line Up Accordion - John CarmichaelFiddle - Marie Fielding...
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Social Prescribing – Community link workers

Social Prescribing North Ayrshire
Chris Houston was joined by Ainsley and Amanda who are both community link workers from North Ayrshire Council. Based in GP Practices Community link workers are based in GP practices across North Ayrshire and their role is put people in touch with resources, groups and activities in the local community. This is with a view to improving people’s well beings and cover...
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1985 Memories – A Journey Back To 1985

Memories of 1985
1985 By John SurgenorIrvine Beat FM Presenter The golden year of 1985. A brief journey through the music, entertainment, happenings, memories and some trivia of the year. I'll start by introducing myself. I'm John Surgenor and I do a golden hour show on Irvinebeatfm 107.2 and the website Irvinebeat.com every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 11.00 and 12.0...
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Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Album by Sandy Legget

Sandy Legget - Featured Album of the week
“Ceilidh Capers” with Sandy Legget and the Carseloch Ceilidh Band By Karyn Mac  “The Real Ceilidh” Presenter. Irvine Beat FM Hello! Karyn Mac here, from The Real Ceilidh on Sunday afternoons, from 4 – 6pm. Featured Album: (Sunday 17th March 2019) “Ceilidh Capers” from Sandy Legget and the Carseloch Ceilidh Band is this week’s featured album on the Real Sunday ...
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Anti-Social Behaviour – The Neighbours!

Antisocial Behaviour - Dealing With Noisy Neighbours - Scotland
  By Barry Reilly Lunchtime Presenter - Irvine Beat FM In this article we look at Anti-Social Behaviour. This is an incredibly wide and varied topic so today we cover ant-social behaviour within communities. What to do if you have a conflict with a neighbour. North Ayrshire's Crime Prevention & Interventions Officer, PC Johnson joined us on Wednesday (13/03/1...
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Love Music – Chris Houston on Music

Chris Houston On Music - Article
  By Chris Houston Irvine Beat FM Presenter Having presented radio for well over ten years now, I couldn't begin to imagine how many times I've pressed the play button before music of all genres is played on the airwaves. I remember before even considering radio my exposure to various genres and artists was, in fact, very limited. Apart from the then latest '...
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1973 Memories – A Journey Back To 1973

Journey Back To 1973
1973 The golden year of 1973. A brief journey through the music, entertainment, happenings, memories and some trivia of the year. By John Surgenor Irvine Beat FM - Golden Hour Presenter The golden year of 1973. A brief journey through the music, entertainment, happenings, memories and some trivia of the year. I'll start by introducing myself. I'm John Surgenor and I do a gol...
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Livestock Worrying – Advice For Dog Owners

Sheep Worrying
Livestock Worrying Explained By Barry Reilly Irvine Beat FM (Lunchtime Presenter) Why Is This Campaign Is Being Launched In Spring As we head into Spring, there is an "improving picture" in our weather as expected. With this, many of us are spending more time outdoors. Dog owners are particularly pleased to be able to get out with our dogs for longer walks at this time ...
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Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Album by Iain Cathcart

Iain Cathcart
  By Karyn Mac  “The Real Ceilidh” Presenter. Irvine Beat FM Hello! Karyn Mac here, from The Real Ceilidh on Sunday afternoons, from 4 – 6pm. I wonder how many people fondly remember watching ‘Thingummyjig’ on the telly? Iain Cathcart certainly does – but more about that in a minute! As If By Magic This week’s (Sun 10th March) featured album is from Iain...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro For The Ayrshire Hospice

Climbing Kilimanjaro for Ayrshire Hospice
Climbing Kilimanjaro For Charity - My Diary By Steve Hyde Irvine Beat FM Presenter The Challenge In the year of my big Five-Ohhhhhhh! I decided to take some time off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Ayrshire Hospice. Mount Kilimanjaro ‘The Roof of Africa’ is the world’s highest free standing mountain, standing at 5896m (19,340ft). The challenge took me...
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The Country Music Bug – Featured Article

Country Music Bug - By Dawn Jamison
  The Country Music Bug By Dawn Jamison Kickin' Country Presenter - Irvine Beat FM The Long Hot Summer Of 1976 My first real experience of country music was in 1976. I remember the year clearly because this was a very long hot summer, one of the driest, warmest UK summers of the 20th century.   US Country Music - Invades The UK This was also the year US country musi...
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Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Artist – Gordon Pattullo

Gordon Pattullo’s Ceilidh Band
Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Artist By Karyn Mac  "The Real Ceilidh" Presenter. Irvine Beat FM Hello! Karyn Mac here, from The Real Ceilidh on Sunday afternoons, from 4 - 6pm. As you may have heard, I will be introducing a few new features on the Ceilidh from Sunday 3rd March 2019 – amongst these will be a featured album or artist. Each week, right here on the we...
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