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Station card courtesy of Paul Dower

Based along the quays in Waterford city, NCR was a pirate radio station which was the result of a January 1988 split from Crystal City Sound. It was named after the two owners – Nolan and Cahill!
The station ceased broadcasting on December 26th 1988 to comply with new legislation introducing the threat of imprisonment and heavy files for anyone illegally broadcasting.

Mike Young on the air in 1988.
Photo by Steve West

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