The closure of Century FM as reported on November 20th 1991 on Morning Ireland of RTÉ Radio 1
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.
From May 2010 this is a recording of the first day’s programming on FM for 2TY3, a school project radio station based in Leitrim which had previously been internet only.
The station, which was based in Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, received a 30 hour temporary community licence which they split over two weeks, broadcasting for three hours daily.
On this first day on air, they ran a special introduction programme from 7.10pm, stretching the broadcast to four hours.
Talking Contradictions with Conor Cuniffe and guests from 4pm
The Monday Documentary from 5.05pm
Carrick in Focus from 5.30pm
Flags of the World from 6pm
Documentary programme on local band Drift from 6.35pm
Opening day ceremony from 7.10pm
This Radio Retro presentation is with thanks to Peter Nyland
Following the untimely death of Ronan O’Rahilly, RTÉ Radio 1’s flagship Morning Ireland show invited radio historian Eddie Bohan on to talk about Radio Caroline and Ronan’s legacy .
The recording is from the RTÉ News Now channel on Saorsat and starts at 7.43am.
This is a Radio Retro original