LATE LATE LUNCHBOX
Presenter Padraic Walsh
Broadcast Time 15.00 – 17.30 hrs
The Late Late Lunchbox is now an institution. Padraic Walsh knows his audience and his music so whether you’re in the car, working in the office, relaxing in the garden or pottering about the house you’ll find yourself very much part of the lunchbox! The renowned Beat the Alphabet Quiz remains as popular as ever as is peppered with a lively mix of showbiz gossip, bundles of giveaways and a musical format that ranges from the 60’s to the popular hits of today.
Padraic started behind the scenes working painstakingly with reel-to-reel machines. “If you made a mistake with your ad, you had to go back to the start again!” he recalls ruefully. Then he was given the chance to present a Saturday programme before graduating to weekdays. And for the last 10 years Padraic has presented the very popular daily show -The Late Late Lunchbox from 3-5.30 pm on Mid West Radio. Padraic has also won 5 National Radio Advertising Awards for his creative advertising skills including the award for Overall Best Irish Radio Advertisement 2009 for an advert Padraic scripted, voiced and produced for Galway Airport. More National awards followed in 2010 when Padraic won 2 more National Radio Advertising Awards for Best Radio Ad Of The Year - Public Vote, and also the winning advert in the Retail Category for a commmercial produced for Evergreen Healthfood Stores Galway.