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Radio Clare August 15th 1984

These are test transmissions from Radio Clare recorded off 88.2MHz on August 15th 1984.
First, we hear from Tony G from 11.43am and then in the afternoon, Ollie Burns is on from 1.46pm.


This recording is an Anoraks Ireland original supplied to Radiowaves.fm on cassette by Joe Cashin. If you have any casettes, mp3 or Mixcloud/Soundcloud hosted radio recordings please get in touch at recordings@radiowaves.fm.

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Inner City Radio August 18th 1984

This is a recording of the Dublin pirate station Inner City Radio from Saturday, August 18th 1984. Taken from 981kHz and starting at 1pm this is Doctor Don’s comedy programme.
Dr Don during a Channel D television broadcast

This is a recording of the Dublin pirate station Inner City Radio from Saturday, August 18th 1984. Taken from 981kHz and starting at 1pm this is Doctor Don’s comedy programme.

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Radio Nova August 25th 1984

Thanks to Joseph King

From Saturday, August 25th 1984, this is Chris Barry on the Dublin superpirate Radio Nova. Bernie Jameson reads the News.

Photo: Chris Barry on the right in the Radio Nova studio in Herbert Street with Dr Don.

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With huge thanks to Mike Ormonde
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Radio Nova August 26th 1984

This is Jason Maine, pictured right in the older Herbert St studio, on the Dublin superpirate Radio Nova from the afternoon of August 26th 1984. At this time Nova were located in Rathfarnham. 
The recording starts just as the 4pm News comes to an end.
By very kind courtesy of DX Archive

This is Jason Maine, pictured right in the older Herbert St studio, on the Dublin superpirate Radio Nova from the afternoon of August 26th 1984. At this time Nova were located in Rathfarnham.
The recording starts just as the 4pm News comes to an end.

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RADIO ZODIAC August 29th 1984

This recording from August 29th 1984 features a short clip of Mark Wesley on air from 4.28pm for one of the lesser-known Dublin pirate stations.

Radio Zodiac

RADIO ZODIAC August 30th 1984

 This is Mark Wesley on air on Radio Zodiac for his afternoon show on August 30th 1984 between 3pm and 6pm. The Dublin hobbyist station was based in Castleknock in north Dublin and was a MW only outfit.
Logo is from the later online incarnation of the station

This is Mark Wesley on air on Radio Zodiac for his afternoon show on August 30th 1984 between 3pm and 6pm. The Dublin hobbyist station was based in Castleknock in north Dublin and was a MW only outfit.

For this recording of Mark’s show we have an ‘as broadcast’ version running for the final hour (with some minor edits)…

…and also an airchecked version of the full three hours.

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This recording is by kind courtesy of Ciarán Brannelly

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