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K.E.L.O. Radio March 26th 1981

This is a recording of the Swords-based K.E.L.O. Radio from March 26th 1981. Starting at 2pm, John Clarke is on air for the north Co Dublin station.

Thank God it wasn’t 40 years ago (but almost, you do the sums) great little station, fun, exciting, free flow radio – and dare I say the humble beginnings of a “clutter-free format“ with a wide selection of music – where the waffle & the egos were barred from the studio – just great to be part of it.

John Clarke

Hadn’t heard that before. Jaysus, even way back then, Clarke was the master of the jingles/inserts etc.

Barry Flynn

Radio Retro: archiving Irish Radio broadcasts in collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive

K.E.L.O. Radio April 15th 1981

From April 15th 1981 this is a recording of Colm Hayes on KELO, the north co Dublin pirate starting at 3.55pm. It was recorded off 1233kHz.

Courtesy of DX Archive

Recording courtesy of Ian Biggar
Radio Retro: archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002

K.E.L.O. Radio May 11th 1981

This is KELO, the pirate station based in Swords, north co Dublin, from May 11th 1981. Cyril Walsh is on the air in this recording which starts at 10pm. It was taken off 1233kHz.

Recording made by Ger Roe and courtesy of DX Archive
Radio Retro: archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002

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