September

SPLASH FM September 23rd 2005

From September 23rd 2005 this is a recording of the notorious Dublin pirate Splash FM. This station was eventually closed by the Gardaí amid accusations of promoting joyriding and giving tips on how to steal cars. Based in Finglas, Splash FM broadcast on 93.8MHz.


Unfortunately, this recording highlights the perils of unattended recording. It suffers from severe spatter from RnaG who were strong on 93.5MHz and on 94.0MHz We recommend listening to the airchecked version but we have also included the full recording for those who wish to get a feel for the station’s output.


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FUN FM September 23rd 2005

This is a recording of the Dublin dance pirate Fun FM made off 101.3MHz FM on September 23rd 2005 from 9pm.

IRISH MUSIC RADIO September 25th 2005

s part of their final weekend of broadcasting to Dublin under their present temporary licence Irish Music Radio will host a special two hour discussion show looking at radio past and present this Sunday. 
Presented by Joe Doyle, the show, which will be broadcast as part of the station's 'Meltdown', will be aired live at 1pm this Sunday on 94.9MHz FM. Contributing to the discussion will be Phantom FM's Ger Roe, Dr Don of A.R.D/Radio Dublin fame, FM104's Andy Preston, 98FM's Barry Dunne, David Baker of Klas/Heartbeat fame, Premier FM's Paul Shepherd and Chris Adams of Irish Music Radio.

This is how Radiowaves News announced this programme on Irish Music Radio.

As part of their final weekend of broadcasting to Dublin under their present temporary licence Irish Music Radio will host a special two hour discussion show looking at radio past and present this Sunday.
Presented by Joe Doyle, the show, which will be broadcast as part of the station’s ‘Meltdown’, will be aired live at 1pm this Sunday on 94.9MHz FM. Contributing to the discussion will be Phantom FM’s Ger Roe, Dr Don of A.R.D/Radio Dublin fame, FM104’s Andy Preston, 98FM’s Barry Dunne, David Baker of Klas/Heartbeat fame, Premier FM’s Paul Shepherd and Chris Adams of Irish Music Radio.

This IMR recording is a Radio Retro original

Irish Music Radio station page

2FM September 26th 2005

This is a recording of RTÉ 2FM on the morning Marty Whelan made his debut on the station's breakfast show.

This is a recording of RTÉ 2FM on the morning Marty Whelan made his debut on the station’s breakfast show.
Starting at 6.45pm we hear the end of the Early Breakfast show before joining Marty from 7am.
Then from 9am Gerry Ryan takes over.

Early Breakfast

Marty Whelan

Gerry Ryan

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