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Radio 99

Fermanagh / Monaghan

Radio 99


Radio 99 was a pirate radio station which launched in April 1971 on 199m. Broadcasting from just inside the Co Fermanagh border, Radio 99 was a non-political pirate playing country & western music each Saturday & Sunday night.

After just a few weeks on air the station was forced to close by Loyalist paramilitaties but it relocated to the other side of the border to Co Monaghan.

The station lasted four years, with a name change to Radio Caroline North, but a Garda raid closed it down in November 1975.

With thanks to Eddie Bohan

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