Garvan Rigby

About Me:

I am one of the co-founders of Christmas FM. Also known as ‘Gifting Garvan’, I am joint programme director focusing on the shows and music. I’m passionate about radio and particularly Christmas radio. I will appear on air this year presenting the breakfast show most mornings from 7am.

I have worked in radio for 20 years, starting off on the pirates. I was with Spirit Radio and 98FM in the past. I’m a DJ and I run my own DJ agency – Star DJs, Ireland’s largest DJ booking company.

Your role at Christmas FM:

Co-founder, Presenter Operations Director, Joint-Programme Director and general dogs body!

Why Christmas FM:

Just because I love all things Christmas and as a co-founder of the station I guess I have to be involved and like the station! :) Gifting Garvan is my name and doing Christmas Radio is my game……. or something like that!

My Favourite Christmas Song:

Bruce Springsteen – Santa Claus is Coming To Town

My Favourite Christmas Food:

Brussel sprouts

My Favourite Christmas Movie:

Anything but Die hard as it’s not a Christmas movie!

My Favourite Christmas Tradition:

Christmas morning opening the pressies with my family

Where I’m From:

Rathfarnham, Dublin . Lived there all my life. Involved in GAA and Rugby clubs and the local football club.

My Elf Name is:

Grumpy Tinsel Toes