Adrian Flannelly
Adrian Flannelly, heard Saturdays from 11am-1pm on WVNJ is Chairman & CEO Flannelly Promotions Ltd Irish Radio Network USA. Adrian has been a fixture in radio broadcasting to the Irish-American community for over 32 years. Born in Co. Mayo, and emigrating to the United States when he was seventeen years of age, Adrian is a member of one of New York's best-known political families. His uncle, the legendary Paul O'Dwyer was a renowned civil rights activist and former City Council President. Another uncle, the late William O'Dwyer was Mayor of New York from 1945 to 1950. Adrian has been a regular visitor to the homes of the Irish in America every week since 1970. His programs present a platform for discussion of the crucial issues affecting the Irish in America, and provide Irish America with an opportunity to explore its culture and heritage.

Adrian Flannelly currently serves Mayor Mike Bloomberg and has been the recipient of numerous awards within the American Irish Community including:
  • Top 100 Irish Americans for 2000
  • Man of the Year by the Ancient Order of Hibernians
  • Man of the Year by the Irish Business Organization of New York
  • Man of the Year by The American Irish Musicians Society
  • Man of the Year by Emerald Society of the NYPD
  • March 17 1997 was declared "Adrian Flannelly Day" in New York City by Mayor Giuliani
  • Irish Man of the Year by the New York City Board of Education