This is Pat Courtenay on Drive for Dublin station Sunshine 101FM. The recording starts just as the 5pm News with Cathy Cregan is coming to a finish. The date is July 4th 1986 – American Independence Day – which is too good of an opportunity for Pat’s comedic talent to ignore.
From Saturday, July 5th 1986 this is Gary Hamill (right) on Energy 103, the Dublin pirate radio station. The recording was made off 738kHz and starts at 7.18am.
Another archived memory from Radiowaves.fm all of thirty five years mature sees me broadcasting on Chris Cary’s superpirate Energy 103 in Dublin. Big credit to John Fleming at Radiowaves Ireland for the work he does to keep the history of independent broadcasting in Ireland so alive and accessible to a global audience. John surely deserves a Radio Award in his own catagory of Broadcasting Historian.
Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio in collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive
From July 9th 1986 this is Pat Courtenay on Drivetime for Dublin station Sunshine 101FM. The recording starts just as the 5pm News with Justin McKenna is coming to a finish and you have a choice to listen to the broadcast either as it aired or with the music stripped out.
Music stripped out
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002
This is an edition of Radio West’s Anorak Show from Sunday, July 27th 1986. Seán Coyne is joined by guest presenter Bob Gallico for this edition in which they dissect all the radio industry stories of note.
This is a recording of a test transmission from WABC, a station from the Paul Barrett stable which was based in the Dublin 1 area. From July 27th 1986, this is Paul on air on 97.2MHz.
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