The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 – December 29th Newspapers

The 1988 Pirate Radio Closedowns in Ireland
The 1988 Pirate Radio Closedowns

December 29th. Three full days to go to the deadline. Here are the newspapers for this day before we pay a visit to Waterford…

Not everybody was unhappy with the situation, of course. As reported on page 6 of today’s Irish Press, RTÉ’s Millenium Radio, the year-long temporary service for Dublin who were also due to finish at the end of the year, had been given an extension to bridge the gap. They were expecting a huge increase in advertising revenue.

Millenium Radio

In the meantime, over the page on page 8…

Switch-off
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In the Cork Examiner, there was news from Tipperary and pirate news of a different type…

Community radio funding campaign launched
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Gaeltacht TV switches on

Next, ABC Radio in Waterford had a date with destiny scheduled for 3pm today…

The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm

December 28th
Radio Snowflake

December 29th
ABC Waterford

The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm

In Memoriam:
Liberty 104;
Radio Snowflake;
Raidió Luimní