From December 28th 1975 this is Dr Don and Prince Terry on Radio Dublin for their regular Sunday afternoon broadcast. Recorded off 253m, the [edited] broadcast started at 3pm, running an hour late for reasons to be explained.
From July 29th 1979 this is a Sunday morning on the pirate station Radio Dublin.
Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002
From January 7th 1980 this is a recording of Radio Dublin with DJ Lee on the air from 10am.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts in collaboration with Ian Biggar
May 20th 1983 and following raids on Radio Nova and Sunshine Radio, Radio Dublin were one of a handful of stations in the capital to risk continuing in an atmosphere of paranoia. They opened their phone lines to an angry Dublin audience who had been deprived of their favourite radio stations.
First, from 9.30am. Mike Barron takes the calls
Then from 10am Curt Jackson takes over
From midday Tracey Evans welcomes some special guests into the studio
This is a recording of a special broadcast marking the 20th birthday of Radio Dublin. ‘The History of Radio Dublin’ was hosted by Pat Jennings and included various studio and telephone guests looking back at the station’s history.
From July 15th 1988 this is a recording of Radio Dublin off 105.2MHz.
First there’s Gary Hayes with a chart countdown and he’s followed by Paul Downey.
Radio Dublin on the final day of broadcasting for the country’s pirates in December 1988. This recording, from a chaotic-sounding studio, is off 105.3MHz and starts at 4.32pm.
Broadcasting in defiance of a new Act outlawing pirate stations with the threat of huge fines and imprisonment, Radio Dublin fill the void on a just-emptied MW dial.
Just two days since all other Dublin stations disappeared, in the first recording we join Radio Dublin with live programming from 4.42pm on January 3rd 1989, and then from 6.36pm in the second recording.
Dave Felton on air for Radio Dublin (International!) on the afternoon of September 1st 1989. Recorded off 101.2MHz (with the station also broadcasting on 1188kHz and 6910kHz), we join Dave’s show at 2.16pm.
Joe is followed by Tony Quinn at 10am