Presented and written by Pete Casey, with research by Colin Burke, this is ‘Heartland Pirates’, a documentary made by Athlone Community Radio which explores the history of pirate radio in the Athlone area.
Broadcast on November 2nd 2020 at 5pm, the production includes many familiar names such as Pete Casey, Noel Lackey, Roy Jennings, Peter Mooney, TRDallas, Geraldine O’Sullivan, Barry Flynn, Val Beaumont, Gerard O’Reilly, Seamus McKenna, Jill Moran, Fergal McCoy, Patrick Brilly and Michael McKenna.
This programme was supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) with the help of the TV licence fee.
Sound Mastering was by Jonathan Callaghan; artwork by Frank Sammon and the programme was produced and edited by Irena Djak Cvetkovic.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002
This recording is by kind courtesy of Irena Djak Cvetkovic