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1991

Radio Nova February 16th 1991

This is a recording of Radio Nova International, the satellite radio service broadcasting via Astra 1, from February 16th 1991.

WABC Radio March 29th 1991

From Good Friday in 1991 this is the last show from each of the Bentleys on Donegal's WABC Radio, recorded off 101.7MHz. 
First, we hear from Paul; then the first couple of minutes of Chrissie's show and then her final 90 minutes.
WABC closed down at 7.20pm on Easter Monday.

From Good Friday in 1991 this is the last show from each of the Bentleys on Donegal’s WABC Radio, recorded off 101.7MHz.
First, we hear from Paul; then the first couple of minutes of Chrissie’s show and then her final 90 minutes.
WABC closed down at 7.20pm on Easter Monday.

Paul Bentley from 9.33am

Chrissie Bentley from 11am

Chrissie Bentley from 12.25pm

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Century FM

This is a recording of Century FM, the ill-fated first independent national station for Ireland, from September 17th 1991.
It features Clare McKeon on her Phone McKeon show and the (edited) recording starts at 6pm as she hosts a debate on the state of radio in the aftermath of the closure of the pirates in 1988.

With thanks to Brian Cleary.

Coast FM October 17th 1991

This is the tail-end of a programme debating the state of radio with Pete Reed hosting the discussion on Dublin station Coast FM.
Photo of Pete Reed in the station’s shed in Ballybrack is courtesy of Ann Egan (Sunday Tribune) and thanks to Emmet Hand

This is the tail-end of a programme debating the current state of radio with Pete Reed hosting the discussion on Dublin station Coast FM.


This recording was kindly donated by Emmet Hand

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Capital 105 October 20th 1991

This is a recording of the Capital 105 FM Night Network from midnight on October 20th 1991 as heard across Dublin on the frequencies of Coast FM and Sunset FM, as well as Capital on 105.5MHz. Brian Johnson is the presenter.

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This recording was kindly donated by Emmet Hand

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Earth Sound Radio December 15th 1991

From Co Tyrone in Northern Ireland, this is a recording of Earth Sound Radio off 101.9MHz on December 15th 1991.
Tony Walker is on the air from 8.30pm.

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Donation is thanks to Ian Biggar from a recording by Rodney Neill
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