On the final edition of Wireless in this series, Ralph McGarry interviews the manager of Community Radio Kilkenny City Declan Gibbons on 40 years of community radio in the city. Brian Greene reports from the Hearsay International Audio Festival in Co. Limerick and we look back at a highlight of Wireless from this season of […]
On the May 2019 edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee Hildegarde Naughton tells us about the latest reprieve for RTÉ’s long wave radio service. Eddie Bohan’s new book on Irish radio history is launched and we reminisce about Louth pirate station Boyneside Radio with former presenter and radio enthusiast […]
On the April 2019 edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, Fianna Fáil communications spokesperson Timmy Dooley tells us about his party’s proposal for a Public Service Broadcast Fund to support commercial radio. Historian Eddie Bohan discusses his new book ‘A Century of Ireland Radio 1900-2000’. We also profile the country’s two longest-running community and institutional […]
On this edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, Independent Broadcasters of Ireland protest against government broadcasting policy, west Cork gets a new community station West Cork FM, World Radio Day on Limu Radio in Finland and from the Irish pirate radio audio archive an interview with radio enthusiast Ian Biggar.
On the February edition of the show, the Craol community news service explained by Ciarán Murray of Near FM. A report from Paula Healy at Salon de la Radio – the European Radio Show in Paris. Nails Mahoney and Tracey Lee of OnAirCoach from the International Radio Festival in Malta and more from the www.pirate.ie archive.
On the January 2019 edition we bring you a special programme about the Irish pirate radio audio archive which went live on December 24th. We feature a selection of archival recordings and jingles and bring you the perspectives of listeners, broadcasters and technicians.
In the December edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we hear how the Grassroots Radio project is helping a new community radio station in Cork. Brian Greene reports from the recent International Radio Festival in Malta. And radio activist and academic Gloria Khamkar responds to David Lloyd’s controversial report about community radio in the UK. […]