This is Don Allen’s Breakfast Show on Mullingar-based pirate Radio West from July 1984. The recording was taken off 765kHz and starts at 7.30am. Don is pictured in the Radio West studio. Phillip McGovern follows Don at 10am.
This Radio West broadcast has been added with kind courtesy of Ian Biggar Photo is thanks to Jess Codd Radio Retro: archiving Irish Radio Recordings since 2002
This is a very lively edition of Radio West’s Anorak Show from January 25th 1987. Seán Coyne and Don Allen deal with the biggest radio industry stories of the week and on this particular show took a phone-call from a bad-tempered Hugh Hardy (pictured) of Radio Carousel. The show ran from 11am to midday and although this recording is edited it shouldn’t spoil your enjoyment.
An edition of Radio West’s Anorak Show with Captain West and Don Allen hosting. This episode features an extensive interview with Heddy Eddie who talks about a raid on Radio Boyneside which had taken place earlier in the week.
This is the legendary Don Allen defiantly broadcasting on Radio Star Country just a few weeks after the introduction of tough new measures against pirate broadcasters. The date is February 16th 1989 and Don is on the air for the morning show from just after 9am.
This recording is by kind courtesy of Ken Baird / DX Archive
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