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#PIRATE RADIO

# pirate-radio - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79

The station had a listenership of up to 30 million and gave a host of famous presenters their starts in radio.

# pirate-radio - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

# pirate-radio - Saturday 18 August, 2018

DJ Gareth O'Callaghan to step down from radio as he battles 'rare and incurable disease'

O’Callaghan told his fans:’I will miss being with you on the radio.’

# pirate-radio - Monday 13 June, 2016

Eamon Cooke: the convicted paedophile who launched the careers of RTE legends

The late DJ Eamon Cooke has been implicated in the disappearance of Philip Cairns almost 30 years ago

# pirate-radio - Friday 2 January, 2015

This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was 'mean to block sunshine'

She said she wanted RTÉ to ‘stop being mean’ to a pirate radio station.