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Radio Nova August 1st 1988

This recording from August 1st 1988 of Radio Nova’s satellite-delivered incarnation starts at 3.15pm with Cassidy Jones on air leading to the 4pm news which featured Teena Gates on an insert for the Dublin relay initiated by Liberty 104 on 104.3MHz.

ABC Radio August 2nd 1988

This is a recording of Daragh Corcoran on ABC Radio in Waterford dated August 2nd 1988. We join the show at 7.30am.

This is a recording of Daragh Corcoran on ABC Radio in Waterford dated August 2nd 1988. We join the show at 7.30am.

Daragh Corcoran

Kilkenny Community Radio August 3rd 1988

This is Kilkenny Community Radio on 96.8MHz from August 3rd 1988. In the first recording we hear from John Kinsella on the morning show and in the second we hear from Tomm Dowling (right) at lunchtime.

John Kinsella from 8.19am

Tomm Dowling from 12.35pm


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This Kilkenny Community Radio recording is by kind courtesy of Gary Hogg


NCR Radio August 4th 1988

This is a recording of Waterford pirate NCR Radio. It’s from August 4th 1988 taken off 98FM. Mike Young is on air from 4pm.

Listen, as broadcast


Listen, airchecked

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Radio Nova August 19th 1988

This recording of Radio Nova's satellite-delivered incarnation dates from December 17th 1988  and features the Bossman, Chris Cary, getting his hands dirty on the Nova Night Network.

Recorded directly from the Intelsat satellite feed, this is Radio Nova International from August 19th 1988.

Starting from 9.35am, we join Paul Burnett for the end of his show. He’s followed at 10am by Pat Courtenay.

Paul Burnett

Pat Courtenay

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Boyneside Radio August 31st 1988

This is a recording of the Louth station Boyneside Radio off 225metres. Peter Madison sits in on The Brendan Kierans Motors Show, and then receives psychological help, on the morning of April 3rd 1980.

This is an airchecked recording of a split shift for Michael Gerrard on Boyneside Radio, the Louth station based in Drogheda, from August 1988.


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This recording is by kind courtesy of Michael Gerrard

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