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Energy 103 October 7th 1986

This is a recording of Mike Kingston on the overnight shift for Energy 103, the 80s Dublin pirate station. On October 7th 1986 we join the show at 1.20am.

Mike Kingston


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ABC Radio October 9th 1986

This is a recording of Richard Staines on the breakfast show for the Waterford pirate station ABC Radio from the morning of October 9th 1986.

This is a recording of Richard Staines on the breakfast show for the Waterford pirate station ABC Radio from the morning of October 9th 1986.

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Kildare Local Broadcasting October 10th 1986

This is a test transmission from Kildare Local Broadcasting on October 10th 1986 starting at 2.34pm. KLB was a new community-type service which was due to launch the following morning.

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This KLB recording is with thanks to Joe Cashin


Kildare Local Broadcasting October 11th 1986

This is the launch recording of Kildare Local Broadcasting, which was a new community-type service for the area broadcasting on 102.4MHz. The first official programme on the station was at 10am on Saturday, October 11th 1986 and Declan Dillon presented.

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This KLB recording is with thanks to Joe Cashin


Energy 103 October 20th 1986

This is a short snippet of Tony Allan on Energy 103 from October 20th 1986.


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Energy 103 October 22nd 1986

Tony Allan
Courtesy: Mike Mahon

From October 1986, this is ‘The Voice’, the one and only Tony Allan on Dublin’s Energy 103.
We join him halfway through the Park Leisure Complex Hour from 7.30pm on 103.0MHz.

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Energy 103 October 25th 1986

From Saturday, October 25th 1986, this is Derek Jones on the Dublin pirate station Energy 103, recorded off 738kHz. The recording starts at 10.10am and from midday the Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 takes to the air. Michael Lewis reads the News.

Derek Jones

Rick Dees


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Radio Diamond October 27th 1986

From the October bank holiday in 1986, this is a recording of John Gold on Diamond Radio, the small, hobbyist pirate station based in Ballyfermot.

This Diamond Radio recording is with thanks to John O’Flaherty

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Energy 103 October 28th 1986

From October 1986, this is a recording of the first outing for an all-new Breakfast Show on the Dublin pirate station Energy 103, recorded off 738kHz.
Gareth O'Callaghan and Cathy Quinn were charged with entertaining early risers in the capital from 7.30am.

From October 1986, this is a recording of the first outing for an all-new Breakfast Show on the Dublin pirate station Energy 103, recorded off 738kHz.
Gareth O’Callaghan and Cathy Quinn were charged with entertaining early risers in the capital from 7.30am.


You can listen to the recording as it was broadcast here

Or if you’d prefer an airchecked version, choose below



Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002


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