The Live Wire with Ronan Lardner

Our lunchtime show "The Live Wire with Ronan Lardner" is a lively, music-driven show from 12 to 3 with an entertaining mix of music from the 80’s to current hits, together with local news, sport and features. The show is full of high energy and Ronan’s own sense of fun and entertainment.

Listen in during your lunch for the ‘Power Ballad Power Salad’ and great competitions & giveaways. Get involved in the ‘Survey of the Day’, you might win some Galway Bay FM merch!

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Ask the Dentist, a new feature, on The Live Wire Ronan invites Dr. Paul Moore, Clinical Director at Gate Dental Clinic to join him to answer listeners queries.

Every second Monday Dr Paul Moore BDS, from Gate Dental Clinic discusses with Ronan dental issues and what you can do about it. Dr Paul will also answers listeners questions. ……..Let’s keep smiling!

Listen Back Dec 20th “The Tooth Fairy and Santa”
Listen Back Dec 6th ‘Forensic Dentistry’

Listen back to all episodes HERE

If you would like to read more about what Dr. Paul Moore spoke about with Ronan you can check out Dr. Moore’s own blog page HERE

If you have a question for Dr. Moore, text DENTAL along with your queries us on 53995 or email us on [email protected] and title you email DENTAL.


The lunchtime show kicks off with the ‘Number 1’s @ Noon’ followed with a great hour of music and chat to set you up for lunchtime.


Another feature of the show is the Secret Sound of Galway, Ronan plays a sound for listeners to identify and to win our cash prize of €980!! It’s a bit of a head wrecker really!  Check out the list of guesses so far HERE.

To bring the show to a conclusion, Ronan gives a riddle clue. The question is, can you ‘riddle it… just a little bit’?

And then you can listen to it all again!!

The Official Social Distancing Dancing Playlist

The After Party Time Tunnel – Podcast

Select from Ronan’s Podcast Playlist

About Ronan

Ronan Lardner is known and recognised across all parts of  Galway City and County and has considerable experience entertaining Galwegians through dramas, musicals and DJ’ing.


The Saw Doctor’s Leo Moran & Galway Bay FM’s Live Wire Ronan Lardner bring you the very first Isolation cover of ‘Clare Island’ by The Saw Doctors. We had a bit of fun with this one, enjoy.

Way back in February……..

What happens when you put four Galway Bay FM presenters in a professional kitchen with a bag of flour, eggs and milk!
Flippin’ Pancakes that’s what! Keith, Ronan, Alan and Ollie took on our Perfect Pancake Challenge – Part One. Who do you think won first place? Watch this space for Part Two! 🥞

You’ve seen Part 1, so now it’s time to announce the winner.
Happy Pancake Day Everyone! Go flippin’ mad and enjoy!🥞🥞
A very special thanks to Jacinta Dalton, Head of Culinary Arts & Service Industries at GMIT (Official), a woman with a great sense of humour!!