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Downtown Radio [1979]

Downtown Radio


Downtown Radio was a pirate radio station which was based in Capel Street in Dublin city which launched in May 1979 on 260m. It was formed by a number of people who had been formally involved with East Coast Radio from Walkinstown. Downtown closed in September 1979 and was replaced by Radio City.

Information Resources:- A Century of Irish Radio by Eddie Bohan

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