Classic Hits 98FM

Classic Hits 98FM November 10th 1989

The final minutes of test broadcasts and then the launch of a new rock music station in Dublin. Classic Hits was the second of the new stations for Dublin, arriving on air 10 months after the closure of the nation's pirates.
This recording, which is presented exactly as it went out on 98.1MHz,  starts at 11.48pm with the station due to launch at midnight.

These are the final minutes of test broadcasts, and then the launch of a new rock music station licensed for Dublin.

Classic Hits was the second of the new stations for the capital, arriving on air 10 months after the closure of the nation’s pirates.

This recording, which is presented exactly as it went out on 98.1MHz, starts at 11.48pm with the station due to launch at midnight with Mark Cagney.

Classic Hits 98FM December 25th 1989

From Christmas morning in 1989 this is Classic Hits 98FM’s morning crew with Pat (Courtenay), Elaine (Geraghty), Tom Hardy and Nixer all live in studio.
This short extract is airchecked but gives a good flavour of the show


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