This is a recording of Mid West Radio, the pirate station broadcasting on 1334kHz from Ballyhaunis in Co Mayo, from the afternoon of May 2nd 1986. First, we hear from Chris Carroll (pictured) at 4.40pm. He is followed by Paul Claffey at just after 5pm.
This recording is from an Anoraks Ireland original cassette passed on to us by Joe Cashin.
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002
This is a recording of RTÉ 2FM on the morning Marty Whelan made his debut on the station’s breakfast show. Starting at 6.45pm we hear the end of the Early Breakfast show before joining Marty from 7am. Then from 9am Gerry Ryan takes over.
RTÉ’s national pop station from March 28th 2009 in a recording which starts at 9am featuring The Best of Colm & Jim Jim.
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