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!

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

Paul will join Ronan Lardner of The Live Wire at 2.30 on Monday 18th for the very first session and Ronan will extract the information from Paul in a way that will make you smile. Make an appointment with ‘Ask The Dentist’  at 2.30pm with Dr. Paul Moore of Gate Dental Clinic.  Let’s keep smiling!


The lunchtime show kicks off with the ‘Number 1’s @ Noon’ followed by a brand new feature, “Spill The Beans”. Do you want to win €500 cash? Easy! Just tell us how many jelly beans are in our jar. To enter, text BEANS and your name to 53995 and tune into The Live Wire with Ronan Lardner just after 12pm. There’s a second chance to win just after 6pm with Donal Mahon on The Big Drive Home. GET TEXTING! 🥳
N.B. To enter just text us your name and where you are from when requested. Please do not include your guess as part of your text as your entry will not be accepted.


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 €590!! 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!!