Glór Tíre

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Glór Tíre
Format Interactive music talent show
Presented by Aoife Ní Thuairisg
Country of origin Ireland
Original language(s) English/Gealige
Running time 40mins * 12 and 60mins * 3
Original channel TG4
Original airing 2002 - Current Season will air in 2013.
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'Glór Tíre' is a reality based talent search for Ireland's newest country and western music star. It has been running for a number of seasons on TG4. Glór Tíre is literally translated as Country Voice. It is produced by Gaelmedia for TG4. It is now in its 9th season. It is one of TG4's top rated programmes often coming first in the channels top 10 programmes, averaging 100,000 viewers.[1]


It is Ireland’s only TV talent quest for country and western talent. It is presented by Aoife Ní Thuairisg. She talks to the contestants after they perform to get their reactions to the comments of studio judges, John Creedon, Charlie Mc Gettigan and Caitríona Ní Shúilleabháin.

The opening episode of the series introduces each of the artists to the audience, allowing them to sing a song for the judges and the audience. Over the following ten weeks the contests take their place beside their mentor over the course of one concert each. Following these weeks the reality show continues into the final stages, which in the contestant are voted out by the audience.

Season 9 of Glór Tíre will premiere on 9 January 2013.