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Radio Nova May 4th 1988

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.

Launch

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Millennium Radio May 8th 1988

Declan Meehan on Dublin’s Birthday station Millennium Radio from May 8th 1988. He presents the Dial an Oldie Show from 1pm

Q102 May 9th 1988

From May 9th 1988 this is Q102’s Star in the Sky breakfast show with Scott Williams and Mike Hogan.

Later that morning Gareth O’Callaghan took to the air and this is his show from 10.25am.

Q102 May 17th 1988

This is a recording of Jason Maine on Dublin superpirate Q102 from 12.15pm on May 17th 1988.

This is a recording of Jason Maine on Dublin superpirate Q102 from 12.15pm on May 17th 1988.

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Raidió Luimní May 18th 1988

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.

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.

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Photo of John Frawley is courtesy of  Svenn Martinsen

Radio Nova May 24th 1988

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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