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Radio Nova April 1st 1982

From the early hours of April 1st 1982 this is the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem, a syndicated programme made popular in Dublin by Radio Nova. The recording starts at just before 1am and was taken from 88.2MHz.

From the early hours of April 1st 1982 this is the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem, a syndicated programme made popular in Dublin by Radio Nova. The recording starts at just before 1am and was taken from 88.2MHz.

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This recording is with thanks to Ken Baird

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Radio City April 4th 1982

This is a recording of the Dublin pirate station Radio City from Sunday, April 4th 1982.

From just after midday, this is Tony O’Hara

As broadcast

Without the music

We rejoin programming at 3.15pm

As broadcast

Without the music

Radio City station page

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Sunshine Radio April 5th 1982

This is a recording of Sunshine Radio from 8.46am on April 5th 1982.
First we hear from Tony Fenton and he's followed at 9am by Robbie Dale.

This is a recording of Sunshine Radio from 8.46am on April 5th 1982.
First we hear from Tony Fenton and he’s followed at 9am by Robbie Dale.

Enjoy the recording either as it was broadcast (there are some minor edits) or with the music stripped out…

Tony Fenton from 8.46am – as broadcast

Robbie Dale from 9am – as broadcast

With the music stripped out…


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Leeside Community Radio April 5th 1982

This is a recording of Leeside Community Radio from Cork on April 5th 1982 at 4pm.

Leeside Community Radio station page


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Radio Caroline Cork April 5th 1982

This is Radio Caroline Cork from April 5th 1982 with Dave Hammond (pictured) on the air from 4.30pm until the station's 6pm sign off for the day.

This is a recording of Radio Caroline Cork from the afternoon of April 5th 1982 with Dave Hammond (pictured) on the air from 4.30pm until the station’s 6pm sign off for the day.


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Radio Caroline Cork station page

Radio City April 5th 1982

This is a recording of Cork station Radio City from April 5th 1982. 
First up is part of the 6-9pm show.
Then, from 9pm it's Luke Ward with 'Rock City'.

This is a recording of Cork station Radio City from April 5th 1982.
First up is part of the 6-9pm show.
Then, from 9pm it’s Luke Ward with ‘Rock City’.

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Rock City

Radio City station page


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Leeside Community Radio April 6th 1982

This is a recording of the Cork station Leeside Community Radio off 102.3MHz on April 6th 1982 at 9.44am.

Leeside Community Radio station page


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Community Radio Drogheda April 7th 1982

This is a recording of Gavin Duffy (right) on Community Radio Drogheda, the Louth station which was a split from Boyneside Radio.  Taken from their 98.5MHz outlet, the date is April 7th 1982 and runs from 12.45pm.

This is a recording of Gavin Duffy (right) on Community Radio Drogheda, the Louth station which was a split from Boyneside Radio. Taken from their 98.5MHz outlet, the date is April 7th 1982 and runs from 12.45pm. Richard Kenny reads the News.

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Bray Local Broadcasting April 7th 1982

This is Mick Duggan on Bray Local Broadcasting from 9.39am on April 7th 1982. It was recorded off 657kHz.

This is Mick Duggan on Bray Local Broadcasting from 9.39am on April 7th 1982. It was recorded off 657kHz.
You have the choice of listening to the recording as it was broadcast or with the music edited out.

Full broadcast

Without music

Radio City April 8th 1982

This is a recording of Radio City, the Dublin pirate station, from April 8th 1982. Tommy Flanagan is on the air from 7.45am.
Radio City studio
(Thanks to DXArchive)

This is a recording of Radio City, the Dublin pirate station, from April 8th 1982. Tommy Flanagan is on the air from 7.45am.

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Radio City station page

Radio Nova April 11th 1982

This is the syndicated programme American Top 40 with Casey Kasem (right), which was aired in Dublin by Radio Nova. This recording starts at just after 1pm and was taken from 88.2MHz.

This is the syndicated programme American Top 40 with Casey Kasem (right), which was aired in Dublin by Radio Nova. This recording starts at just after 1pm and was taken from 88.2MHz.

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This recording was donated by Chris Ridley, original recording by Gary Camblin.


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Community Radio Drogheda April 12th 1982

Photo courtesy of DX Archive

A recording of Louth station Community Radio Drogheda from April 12th 1982. It runs from 11.35am to 12.35pm and starts with Richard Kenny (right) on air. He’s followed by Ken Murray from midday.

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Telstar Community Radio April 24th 1982

From 1982, this is Telstar Community Radio from Dundalk in Co Louth.
We catch the final few moments of the Open House programme with John Henry and Terry Lynn. Then from 1pm, Éamonn Doyle is on 1197kHz.


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Radio Nova April 24th 1982

An (airchecked) recording of Dublin superpirate Radio Nova from April 24th 1982. Taken from 88.2MHz it features the voices of Tony Allan, Siobhán Purcell on news and Don Allen.


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Radio Nova April 25th 1982

A (part-airchecked) recording of Dublin superpirate Radio Nova off 88.2MHz from the morning of April 25th 1982. Andy Archer is on air from 7.23.


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Radio Leinster April 13th 1983

This is the Dublin pirate station Radio Leinster with DJ Lee on the air with his programme 'Bumper to Bumper' from April 13th 1982.
The recording starts just as the 5pm News, read by Al Dunne, is about to start and we also hear a few moments from the end of Daphne Mitchell's programme.

This is the Dublin pirate station Radio Leinster with DJ Lee on the air with his programme ‘Bumper to Bumper’ from April 13th 1983.
The recording starts just as the 5pm News, read by Al Dunne, is about to start and we also hear a few moments from the end of Daphne Mitchell’s programme.

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This recording is thanks to Jess Codd

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Bliss FM November 8th 2002

This is the final 30 minutes of Wicklow dance music pirate Bliss FM, who were ordered to cease broadcasting by the ODTR in November 2002 after two years on air.

This is the final 30 minutes of Wicklow dance music pirate Bliss FM, who were ordered to cease broadcasting by the ODTR in November 2002 after two years on air.
The recording has had the music stripped out.

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This recording is with thanks to David C

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