10 episodes

a radio series all about radio broadcast on the first Monday of every month on Flirt FM 101.3 in Galway and on www.flirtfm.ie. Wireless covers all aspects of radio: analogue and digital broadcasting, community, regional and national broadcasters, niche broadcasting, pirate radio, podcasting, radio ownership and radio’s history and future prospects.

Wireless Flirt Wireless Flirt

    • Society & Culture

a radio series all about radio broadcast on the first Monday of every month on Flirt FM 101.3 in Galway and on www.flirtfm.ie. Wireless covers all aspects of radio: analogue and digital broadcasting, community, regional and national broadcasters, niche broadcasting, pirate radio, podcasting, radio ownership and radio’s history and future prospects.

    Programme #42 (May 2020)

    Programme #42 (May 2020)

    Declan Meehan (left) with the late Ronan O’Rahilly at the Radio Caroline North 40th Anniversary Convention in the Isle of Man.







    In the May 2020 edition of Wireless we consider the legacy of Ronan O’Rahilly, the founder of the UK …

    • 1 hr
    Programme #41 (April 2020)

    Programme #41 (April 2020)

    Beautiful vintage radio dial, as spotted in Terryglass, Co. Tipperary.







    In the April 2020 edition of Wireless we talk to British radio activist and journalist Chrissy Brand about how radio in the UK is dealing with COVID-19 and also about …

    • 57 min
    Original audio clips on how Spanish radio is dealing with COVID-19

    Original audio clips on how Spanish radio is dealing with COVID-19

    Radio en el jardín … Garden radio







    Here are the original audio clips, mostly in Spanish, from the last edition of Wireless about how European radio is dealing with the crisis. We thank José Emilio Pérez Martínez and the Red …

    • 12 min
    Programme #40 (Extra COVID-19 special, March 2020)

    Programme #40 (Extra COVID-19 special, March 2020)

    Radio in the garden, well within the 2km limit from home, and tuned to Flirt FM 101.3 of course.







    In this second special edition of Wireless to mark the COVID-19 crisis, we look in depth at how radio in France, …

    • 1 hr
    Programme #39 (Special COVID-19 edition, March 2020)

    Programme #39 (Special COVID-19 edition, March 2020)

    The banner image for the #trustradiochooseradio hashtag on Twitter, a campaign by Independent Broadcasters of Ireland to highlight the importance of radio during the COVID-19 crisis, and the threat to the sector.







    In this special edition of the programme, we …

    • 56 min
    Programme #38 (March 2020)

    Programme #38 (March 2020)

    In this month’s edition of the show we feature two new temporary community radio projects in our part of the west of Ireland, Loughrea Community Radio in Co. Galway and X-PO Folk Radio in Co. Clare. We also learn more …

    • 59 min

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture