RTÉ 2FM and MCD have just announced the 2019 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of The ISPCC will take place at 3Arena on Saturday December 21st.
Following last year’s event, which raised almost €500,000, RTÉ 2FM and MCD have come together again along with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and various 2FM presenters as hosts.
Caroline Downey, President of The ISPCC and producer of the 2FM Xmas Ball, said: – The ISPCC is extremely grateful to 2FM, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, 3Arena and in particular Picture This and the other artists who will be taking part in the Xmas ball to raise over half a million euro to provide support for vulnerable children in Ireland who need our services. We Will Never Give Up On A Child. Ever.”
Head of RTÉ 2FM and Radio Strategy, Dan Healy, said – “2FM is delighted to once again partner with the ISPCC for the fifth consecutive year. To date this annual concert has raised over €2 million for this wonderful charity, As ever the line-up is raise the roof quality.
“It really feels like we are in the golden age of Irish music and what a night we will all have with headliners Picture This who have just finished up 5 sold out night in the 3Arena two weeks ago. We look forward to announcing more exciting acts over the coming months for what promises to be an incredible night.”
All parties involved with the 2FM Xmas Ball are providing their services free of charge on the night including artists, organisers and 3Arena. The complete funding of the concert goes towards the financial support and aid of the 24-hour phone-line and the ISPCC services dedicated to helping children.