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Independent Radio Longford

IRL, or Independent Radio Longford, was on air for three years when a new broadcasting act forced all the pirates off the air on December 1988.

Music was mainly MOR and pop, with some country music programmes airing off peak.

Frequencies were 99FM; 101FM; 347mtrs MW

The station was founded by Gerry Conboy.

Frequency Logs

IRL: A Longford Pirate Story – A short 2017 student project documentary by Michael Bermingham.

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