Small Hours

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Small Hours was the late night radio show hosted by Donal Dineen on Today FM. It commenced broadcasting in 2004, following the seven-year tenure of Here Comes the Night. [1] It is Dineen's second radio show on Today FM, airing Monday - Thursday, 00:00 - 02:00.

On 30 December 2007, The Small Hours had a two-hour radio special broadcast from the living room of David Gray's London home, where Gray and Liam Ó Maonlaí traded songs and stories on the piano and acoustic guitar, "intermittently picking their Desert Island discs for Dineen to spin". [2] Dineen is largely credited with breaking Gray in Ireland. [3]

In recent years, the Small Hours has ended and been replaced by the Midnight Chill, an hour devoted to playing a mixture of chill-out songs that have been released in recent years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donal Dineen's Today FM profile. Accessed 2 November 2008. Archived 10 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Didn't you listen to anything we said last year?". Irish Independent. 2008-01-05. Retrieved 2008-11-02.
  3. ^ "Here Comes the Light". Film Ireland, 1998. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02.

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Preceded by
Here Comes the Night
Donal Dineen on Today FM
(1997 - present)
Succeeded by
The Midnight Chill