Extra.ie Announced as Media Partner for Concert4Cancer

The second year of this televised music and fundraising show will air on August 27th Virgin Media One, raising vital funds for cancer support services in Ireland

The Marie Keating Foundation is delighted to announce that Extra.ie have come on board for a second year as a media partner to support this year’s Concert4Cancer.

The two-hour televised show will air on Friday August 27th at 9pm on Virgin Media One.

This year’s line-up includes a special duet from Gary Barlow and Ronan Keating, performances from Aslan, Riptide Movement, Anne-Marie, Johnny Logan, Mick Flannery and Susan O’Neill, Soda Blonde, Mike Denver, Emma Langford and the Mount Sion Choir, Tebi Rex, Tolu Makay and Felipspeaks, Curtis Walsh and Saint Sister, with one more exciting act to be announced.

CEO of the Marie Keating Foundation Liz Yeates says having the support of Extra.ie will make all the difference “we are beyond grateful to Extra.ie and the wider DMG Media group for their ongoing support of the Foundation, and in particular of Concert4Cancer. Having them on board as a media partner supporting our event means we will be able to let so many more people know about the concert and how their donations  on the night will enable us to  continue to be there for cancer patients at every step. With such a reach across all of their titles, both online and print, highlighting the profile of the Concert4Cancer, we are truly grateful to them for their generosity in getting  behind us and the concert.”

Paul Henderson, CEO of DMG Media said “We have been an anchor supporter of the Marie Keating Foundation for over a decade and are delighted to continue our support of this great event. Not only will the Concert4Cancer make for a great night’s entertainment, it will give us all a chance to contribute in the fight against cancer.”

Thanks to the generosity of the Irish people last year’s concert raised more than €500,000 on the night. This enabled the Foundation to bring back it’s vital cancer support services, such as the Comfort Fund grant and to grow its BRCA support group and Positive Living meetings.

This year’s show will be co-hosted by Ronan Keating and Anna Daly and keep an eye out on Extra.ie for an exclusive announcement on Tuesday about a very special line up addition!