Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 21

On the July edition of Wireless, we report from the Summer School on Transnational Radio History held recently at the University of Luxembourg and reminisce about that tiny country’s greatest ever radio export. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland launches a new archiving scheme which aims to preserve valuable audiovisual heritage including radio. We hear what’s […]

Community Radio Day Special 2018

By John Walsh  Flirt FM broadcast a Community Radio Day Special on 22.06.18. The show, presented by station manager Paula Healy, included excerpts from interviews and features about community radio from Wireless on Flirt FM over the past year. Listen back to hear about CRAOL, Kinvara FM, Raidió na Life, Community Radio Kilkenny City and […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 20

In the June edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we find out how veteran UK station Radio Caroline is doing since they resumed full-time AM broadcasting. We hear the second part of an interview with well-known Irish broadcaster Rick O’Shea of RTÉ Gold. In the latest of our features to mark the 30th anniversary of […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 19

On the May edition of Wireless, we feature a gem from the archives about opposition to 90s radio giant Atlantic 252 based in Co. Meath. We also report from the pirate radio exhibition in Dublin which is running for the month for May. Broadcaster Rick O’Shea tells us about his 30 years of experience in radio and we […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 18

On this month’s Wireless on Flirt FM, radio historian Eddie Bohan tells us about a forthcoming exhibition to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Irish pirate era. Experienced broadcaster David Baker remembers his own pirate days in the 1980s and gives us his views of Irish radio today.* We feature the first 10 […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 17

This month’s Wireless nearly didn’t happen after I slipped on the ice and put myself out of action for several weeks. Many thanks to guest presenter Brian Greene who kindly stepped in at the last minute and produced a packed show. Hear an interview with Gavin Byrne of www.archive.ie, a project of community radio station NEAR FM […]