From a snow-covered capital city this is Radio Nova excelling itself with Colm Hayes from 12.45pm, and then Jason Maine from 2pm on January 10th 1982. Siobhán Purcell reads the News on a day that the weather brought Dublin, and surrounding counties, to a standstill.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio recordings in collaboration with Gary Hogg & DX Archive
This is Alternative Radio West, the Mayo-based pirate station, which broadcast from Ballina. This recording was made on January 26th 1982 from 265metres and features the end of Tommy Murphy’s show, and he is followed by Éamonn Brooks from 11am.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts in collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive
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