Christmas FM looking for a little helper to officially Switch Christmas On for 2023

By Jody Coffey

September 18, 2023 at 5:09pm


Do you know a child who'd love to help Christmas FM officially Switch Christmas On for 2023?

Christmas FM is searching for a special little helper to visit their studio on their launch day and Switch Christmas On for 2023 right across the country.

But that's not all, the lucky winner will also be invited to be a part of the Christmas FM 2023 photoshoot to capture special the memory.

The competition is open for children up to the age of 10 to kick start the radio stations run as they play our favourite Christmas music right through the festive season.

This year, Christmas FM will be celebrating 16 years on air and welcome back 'The Magic of Christmas' fundraising appear that works to raise money for three of Ireland’s leading children’s charities - Barnardos, Barretstown, Make-A-Wish Ireland and a range of children’s charities around Ireland making a difference in local communities through Community Foundation Ireland.


Last year, the fundraising appeal, which was launched last year, raised close to €300,000 for the charities, taking them a bit closer to their three year goal of €1,000,000.

The funds raised were used to provide hot nutritious meals for children, help and support for families impacted by the cost-of-living crisis, grant the wishes of children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, and fund hundreds of hours of therapeutic programmes for children.

Acknowledging that the holidays are still a bit away, Garvan Rigby, co-founder of Christmas FM, said:

“We know it’s only September, but at Christmas FM HQ it’s never too early to talk about Christmas!

"This competition is a fantastic prize and we can’t wait to ‘Switch Christmas On’ with some extra help from one of our young listeners!"


The competition is open to children up to 10 years of age and to be in with a chance to win this incredible prize, parents or guardians simply have to apply via the form here

Header image via Instagram/Christmas FM 

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