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The Sound Channel September 2nd 1987

This is a recording of Sound Channel FM, the Limerick pirate radio station, from September 1987.
Starting at 1.20pm, Darren O’Brien – who was also the station’s Programme Controler – is at the mic.
Then from 2pm, there’s a debut show from Frank Johnson.

SoundChannel station page

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This recording is courtesy of Ian Biggar

Radio Rainbow International September 6th 1987

This is edition 53 of Kieran Murray’s Free Radio Show on the SW station Radio Rainbow International which was broadcast on September 6th 1987. It was recorded from their local 1521kHz MW outlet based in Louth.

This recording is with thanks to Gary Hogg

Energy 103 September 9th 1987

This is Energy 103's Breakfast Club with  Pat Courtenay, Bob Gallico and Lisa Moore. 
The recording was made from 8.30am on November 11th 1987 off 103FM.

From September 9th 1987 this is a selection of clips from Energy 103’s Breakfast Club with Pat Courtenay, Bob Gallico and Lisa Moore.
There’s also a collection of Gareth O’Callaghan’s phone call sketches from his afternoon show.

Breakfast Club

Gareth O’Callaghan


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Click on the name to hear lots more from Energy 103, Pat Courtenay, Gareth O’Callaghan or Bob Gallico

Energy 103 September 10th 1987

From September 10th 1987 this is a selection of clips from Energy 103’s Breakfast Club with Pat Courtenay, Bob Gallico and Lisa Moore.

Breakfast Club


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Click on the name to hear lots more from Energy 103, Pat Courtenay or Bob Gallico

Energy 103 September 11th 1987

From September 11th 1987 this is a selection of clips from Energy 103’s Breakfast Club with Pat Courtenay, Bob Gallico and Lisa Moore.

Breakfast Club


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Click on the name to hear lots more from Energy 103, Pat Courtenay or Bob Gallico

Independent Radio Mayo September 11th 1987

This is a recording of Independent Radio Mayo from September 11th 1987. Kevin Maque is on air from 4pm on 96MHz.

This is a recording of Independent Radio Mayo from the afternoon of September 11th 1987.

Taken from 96MHz FM in Castlebar, Kevin Maque is on air from 4pm.

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This recording is by kind courtesy of Ian Biggar

Uptown Radio September 13th 1987

From Athlone in Co Westmeath this is a Sunday night recording of Uptown Radio from September 13th 1987 with Barry John on the air.

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This recording is by kind courtesy of Jess Codd

Raidió Luimní September 24th 1987

John 'The Man' Frawley
John The Man (with thanks to Svenn Martinsen)

This is a recording of Raidió Luimní (Radio Limerick) from September 1987.

It features John ‘The Man’ Frawley on his lunchtime show from 1pm

This recording is courtesy of Ian Biggar
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Raidió Luimní May 18th 1988

From May 18th 1988 this is  John 'The Man' Frawley standing in for Margaret Frawley on the 'Music While You Work' lunchtime programme on Raidió Luimní, the Limerick-based pirate station located in the city centre at 1 Upper Gerald Griffin St. 
The recording is off 103FM and starts at 12.17pm.

From May 18th 1988 this is John ‘The Man’ Frawley standing in for Margaret Frawley on the ‘Music While You Work’ lunchtime programme on Raidió Luimní, the Limerick-based pirate station located in the city centre at 1 Upper Gerald Griffin St.
The recording is off 103FM and starts at 12.17pm.

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Photo of John Frawley is courtesy of  Svenn Martinsen

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