By John Walsh I went to the ‘Century of Radio’ event at the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland last Friday in Dublin. Organised as part of Culture Night the event was billed as an exhibition of historical radios from the Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio in Howth and a chance to hear two short talks […]
The first edition of Wireless on Flirt FM 101.3 is available here. Broadcast on September 5th 2016 it included an interview with Brendan Balfe about the BAI radio event as part of Culture Night and an extended interview with Pat Herbert, founder of the Hurdy Gurdy Radio Museum in Howth.
By John Walsh This week in 1989 two radio giants hit the Irish airwaves: Century Radio and Atlantic 252. Both left lasting impressions on the radio landscape but for different reasons. Century was Ireland’s first national commercial radio station and was launched with great fanfare on September 4th. Atlantic 252 was a joint venture between […]