The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 – December 30th Newspapers

The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm
The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm

The penultimate day…
There was lots of newspaper coverage today; lots about Cooke’s court challenge to the new Bill; and many, many stations were scheduled to cease broadcasting on this day.

A look at today’s newspapers

The Irish Independent had plenty of reading with a full-page feature on page 6, and an article by Colum Kenny on page 8. As usual, tap either image to read.

Irish Independent

Page 6

Irish Independent

Page 8

Meanwhile the Donegal Democrat focused on their local stations…

Next, we take a look at how the newspapers were covering Cooke’s challenge to the new Bill…


The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm

December 29th
ABC Radio

December 30th
Cooke’s Court Challenge

The Pirate Closedowns of 1988 - Radiowaves.fm

In memoriam:
ABC Radio;
Liberty 104;
Radio Snowflake;
Raidió Luimní