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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 #62 (June 2022)

    Programme #62 (June 2022)

    In the final edition of this series of Wireless on Flirt FM (June 2022), we speak to author Deryck Fay about his fascinating new book Connecting a Nation: The Story of Telecommunications in Ireland. We’re also joined by radio …

    • 58 min
    Programme #61 (May 2022)

    Programme #61 (May 2022)

    RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta headquarters in Casla, Co. Galway (photo J. Walsh)







    In the May 2022 edition of Wireless, we cover two big radio anniversaries: 50 years of Irish language station RTÉ Raidio na Gaeltachta and 20 years of talk …

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Programme #60 (April 2022)

    Programme #60 (April 2022)

    In the April 2022 edition of Wireless, we look at the part of the radio spectrum called shortwave, consider its importance in the past and continued relevance in a digital world. Founder of the SWLing blog Thomas Witherspoon discusses the …

    • 58 min
    Programme #59 (March 2022)

    Programme #59 (March 2022)

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    In the March 2022 edition of Wireless, we look at the importance of the AM broadcasting band which has sprung back into life due to the war in Ukraine. Steve Whitt tells us about …

    • 1 hr
    Programme #58 (February 2022)

    Programme #58 (February 2022)

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    In the February 2022 edition of Wireless, we speak to Flirt FM manager Paula Healy about the lack of Irish music on radio, following the decision to scrap the Totally Irish show on Dublin’s …

    • 1 hr
    Programme #57 (January 2022)

    Programme #57 (January 2022)

    Photo by Alberto Bobbera on Unsplash.







    In the January 2022 edition of Wireless, we look back at the highlights of 2021 including Harry Browne of TU Dublin on the Future of Media Commission and Linda Coogan-Byrne on gender imbalance in …

    • 59 min

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