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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.

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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 #52 (May 2021)

    Programme #52 (May 2021)

    In the May 2021 edition of Wireless, we look at the growing phenomenon of online-only radio in Ireland and meet the people behind three stations: Pure Radio, Dublin Digital Radio and Clonmellon Community Radio. Click here for a …

    • 53 min
    Programme #51 (April 2021)

    Programme #51 (April 2021)

    DAB in Ireland was switched off on March 31st 2021.







    In the April 2021 edition, we speak to Simon Maher of Ballyfermot College of Further Education and 8Radio.com about the recent decision by RTÉ to close down its DAB transmission …

    • 1 hr
    Programme #50 (March 2021)

    Programme #50 (March 2021)

    It’s a milestone for Wireless as we reach half a century – not quite in years but in the number of episodes. Thanks to all who have helped us along the way since 2016 and here’s to the next 50 …

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Programme #49 (February 2021)

    Programme #49 (February 2021)

    In programme #49 of Wireless on Flirt FM (February 2021), we speak to Linda Coogan-Byrne about her latest research on gender disparity in music played on Irish radio. We also discuss the work of the new Future of Media Commission…

    • 59 min
    Programme #48 (December 2020)

    Programme #48 (December 2020)

    In the December 2020 edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we look back at the Féile (festival) of community radio organised by Community Radio Ireland (CRAOL). This year’s event was held online due to Covid-19 and hosted by Community Radio …

    • 59 min
    Programme #47 (November 2020)

    Programme #47 (November 2020)

    Hualapai tribal radio station KWLP FM in Arizona (photo courtesy of Katie Moylan).







    In the November 2020 edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we go behind the scenes at one of the west of Ireland’s leading mid-morning talk shows, Morning …

    • 1 hr

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