This is a recording of Smile FM, the Dublin station based in Ballyfermot. Joe Curry is on air on a Saturday evening, July 16th 1988. Unfortunately there is some loudness distortion on the recording but it is enjoyable nonetheless.
The Anorak Show from Dublin pirate Smile FM from December 4th 1988. Rob Davis, Graham Turner and Eamonn Eliott broadcast the latest industry news and various clips. The 94.3MHz recording of the local Ballyfermot station starts at 4pm.
Tipperary’s CBC Radio ceased broadcasting at midnight on December 31st 1988 in order to comply with new legislation introducing huge fines and the threat of imprisonment for anybody still broadcasting from January 31st.
This is their final hour.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002 This recording is by kind courtesy of Jonathan Ryan
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