This is Alternative Radio West, the Mayo-based pirate station, which broadcast from Ballina. This recording was made on January 26th 1982 from 265metres and features the end of Tommy Murphy’s show, and he is followed by Éamonn Brooks from 11am.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts in collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive
Independent Radio Mayo’s final minutes on air as a new law came into force outlawing pirate stations.
From December 31st 1988 this is Andrew Ryan on air saying goodbye to the station’s listeners. The recording starts at 10.42pm
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