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Radio Nova July 9th 1984

From July 9th 1984, this is Declan Meehan and Bob Gallico on the Dekki Wekki Brekki Trekki for Radio Nova. Following them, there's about 20 minutes of Colm Hayes' show from 9am.

From July 9th 1984, this is Declan Meehan and Bob Gallico on the Dekkie Wekkie Brekkie Trekkie for Radio Nova.
The recording is off 738kHz and starts at 6.15am.
Following them, there’s about 20 minutes of Colm Hayes’ show from 9am.

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Radio West July 10th 1984

This is Don Allen's Breakfast Show on Mullingar-based pirate Radio West from July 1984. The recording was taken off 765kHz and starts at 7.30am.
Phillip McGovern follows Don at 10am

This is Don Allen’s Breakfast Show on Mullingar-based pirate Radio West from July 1984. The recording was taken off 765kHz and starts at 7.30am. Don is pictured in the Radio West studio.
Phillip McGovern follows Don at 10am.

Don Allen

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This Radio West broadcast has been added with kind courtesy of Ian Biggar
Photo is thanks to Jess Codd
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Radio Nova July 11th 1984

From July 9th 1984, this is Declan Meehan and Bob Gallico on the Dekki Wekki Brekki Trekki for Radio Nova. Following them, there's about 20 minutes of Colm Hayes' show from 9am.

This recording is of Declan Meehan and Bob Gallico on the Deckie Wekkie Brekkie Trekkie for Radio Nova on July 11th 1984, starting at 7.10am.

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Radio Carousel July 12th 1984

This is a recording of Hugh Hardy’s Country Call programme on Radio Carousel in Dundalk, Co Louth from midday on July 12th 1984.

Radio Carousel

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This recording is with thanks to Kieran Murray


Radio Nova July 13th 1984

From July 13th 1984, this is the final hour of All Night Nova with Chris Barry on Radio Nova, which precedes Declan Meehan’s last show for the Dublin superpirate before departing for Capital Radio.

From 5am this is Chris Barry on All Night Nova

Recorded off 738kHz, we rejoin Declan’s show at 8.10am. Bob Gallico reads the news and does his usual inserts. There’s also a short snippet of Colm Hayes, who follows at 9am.


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Radio Nova July 14th 1984

Lawrence John on the early Saturday morning shift for Radio Nova. The date for this 6am recording is July 14th 1984.

Radio Nova July 19th 1984

The morning show from Dublin station Radio Nova with Colm Hayes and Bob Gallico on a day that Ireland shook – literally!


Bernadette Jameson:- I was amused to hear my voice in an ad break in that recording, advertising Paul Penders natural hair and skin care. Googled them, found they are still going, so I ordered stuff. Must be the longest reaction to a radio ad ever!


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Radio Nova July 21st 1984

From July 21st 1984 this is the American syndicated programme Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 as it played out on Radio Nova on 102.7FM.

From July 21st 1984 this is the American syndicated programme Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 as it played out on Radio Nova on 102.7FM.

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With great thanks to Jess Codd
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002

Inner City Radio July 29th 1984

A short excerpt from a test transmission from July 29th 1984.

Inner City Radio

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Radio Annabel July 29th 1984

Dublin pirate Radio Annabel from July 29th 1984.

This recording features a closedown announcement from Bobby Howard

Radio Annabel

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