This is the official launch of Radio Nova International recorded directly from the Intelsat satellite feed on May 4th 1988. We hear from Pat Sharpe first at 3.45pm before the ceremonies commence with the station launch conducted by the Minister of State for Broadcasting, Timothy Renton. Following the launch Greg Edwards is on air.
From May 18th 1988 this is John ‘The Man’ Frawley standing in for Margaret Frawley on the ‘Music While You Work’ lunchtime programme on Raidió Luimní, the Limerick-based pirate station located in the city centre at 1 Upper Gerald Griffin St. The recording is off 103FM and starts at 12.17pm.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio recordings since 2002 Photo of John Frawley is courtesy of Svenn Martinsen
From the afternoon of May 24th 1988 this is Radio Nova International recorded directly from the Intelsat satellite feed. First we hear from Chris Cary as he finishes his show and he’s followed by the return of Declan Meehan to Radio Nova from 1pm.
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