From January 29th 1981 this is Sunshine Radio from just before 9am. In this recording of the Dublin station, we hear the final link from Peter Madison before Robbie Dale starts his 9am show. Adrian Horsman reads the News.
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A full morning’s recording from April 26th 1984 – an eventful day in the history of Sunshine Radio.
Following weeks of an RTÉ jamming campaign on the station’s FM frequencies, the day before this broadcast a jammer was turned on to the MW frequency. It didn’t last long as the semi-state broadcaster managed to jam their own stations as well.
However, this was a whole new day…which starts at 6.50am with David Lyons at the mic.
From 9am Robbie Dale oversees some dramatic developments.
With the situation now very desperate Andy Rua takes to the air at midday.
This is a recording of the Dublin station Sunshine 101FM from the morning of September 11th 1985. We join Pat Courtenay (right) in the Breakfast slot at 8.40am; and he’s followed by a short clip of Robbie Dale’s mid-morning show from 10am.
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This recording is by very kind courtesy of Gary Hogg
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This recording of the Dublin superpirate Sunshine Radio is from August 26th 1986 This particular day saw the culmination of a long-running listener competition with a live broadcast from Tomangos.
There’s a short clip from Tony Dixon’s show as he hands over to Pat Courtenay, who warms up the listening audience before handing over to Robbie Dale/Robinson and Mark Byrne for the presentation from the nightclub.
Once the winner is announced the outside broadcast comes to an end and they hand back to Steve Kelly in the studio.
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