This is a selection of recordings from Mid West Radio’s final day broadcasting as a pirate radio station in Mayo on December 30th 1988. All unlicensed stations were required to vacate the airwaves if they wished to attain one of the new licences that the government were making available in 1989.
At 10am this is the final link from the morning show. This is followed by the first link from Paul Claffey’s show.
The final link from Paul Claffey’s show as he says goodbye to the listeners…
From 2.45pm this is the last 15 minutes of Gerry Glennon’s show…
From 3.05pm this is the first few minutes of Johnny Oosten’s show…
…and from 5pm this is the last link from Johnny Oosten
From 5.10pm this is the first link from Chris Carroll’s show
John Duggan on the final studio show
This is the final show from Midwest Radio time as a pirate station from December 30th 1988.
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