Recordings featuring National

WESTSIDE RADIO INT’L

DX News on Westside Radio Int

January 26th 1986

Westside Radio International off 6280kHz SW

This recording starts at 11.57am, just in time for this week’s DX News with Prince Terry.

WESTSIDE RADIO INT’L

Westside Radio International

SW pirate Westside Radio International from December 31st 1988

The final programme from Prince Terry and Gary Lewis on the Dublin-based shortwave pirate Westside Radio International.

Scheduled to close at 1pm due to the new Wireless & Telegraphy Act, which outlawed pirate stations in Ireland, the pair say their final goodbyes to their audience at home and abroad in this recording off 6280kHz which starts at midday.

ATLANTIC 252

This recording, off 254kHz, starts at 7.50am with test transmissions leading to the station’s launch at 8am on September 1st 1989.

Gary King launching Atlantic 22

CENTURY RADIO

Century Radio

Century Radio from September 1st 1989

September 1st test transmissions from the new independent national station Century Radio, which was due to launch on the 4th.

2FM

2FM

Gerry Ryan on air on RTÉ’s 2FM on June 26th 1990, the morning after a momentous day in Irish sport. This recording starts at 9.55am

CENTURY FM

Century FM

National station Century FM from September 17th 1991

This recording features Clare McKeon on her Phone McKeon show for the national licensed station. This (edited) recording starts at 6pm as she hosts a debate on the state of radio in the aftermath of the closure of the pirates.

RTÉ RADIO 1

RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland

RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland from November 20th 1991

The closure of Century FM as reported the morning after on Morning Ireland of RTÉ Radio 1

TODAY FM

Today FM

National station Today FM from July 13th 2000

The last hour of The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show on Today FM from July 2000.

ATLANTIC 252

The end of an era as Atlantic 252 ceases live programming at 6pm on December 20th 2001. Enda Caldwell introduces the final tribute item.

RTÉ RADIO 1

Joe Duffy with his traditional outside broadcast from Grafton Street on Christmas Eve 2004. This recording is off 88.5MHz and starts at 10am.

RTÉ 2FM

Christmas Eve 2004 on 2FM from 11am with Gerry Ryan and guests; followed by Gareth O’Callaghan; & then Rick O’Shea from 2pm.

RTÉ 2FM

Morning time on RTÉ 2FM from February 23rd 2007.

From 8am, the last Marty in the Morning on the national pop channel.

Then from 9am, The Gerry Ryan Show.

And from midday, Nikki Hayes takes to the air.

2FM

2FM

RTÉ’s national pop station from March 28th 2009 in a recording which starts at 9am featuring The Best of Colm & Jim Jim.