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. […]
Century Radio – 100.3 in Dublin and various FM, 1143 AM in Dublin and Cork By John Walsh I heard the launch of Century Radio on September 4th 1989 on a tinny transistor in my grandmother’s house in Dublin. After all the hype about the new national radio station, it was something of an anti-climax: […]
It’s been a big month for pirate radio history in Ireland. We report on the donation of the Irish Pirate Radio Archive to DCU and also bring you a flavour of the pirate radio meet-up in Dublin, where we recorded oral histories of pirate memories. Eoin Ronayne tells us his involvement with the pirate WLR, […]