12 min

Hidden Histories: Saor Raidió Chonamara On The Record with Gavan Reilly Highlights

    • Education

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Raidió na Gaeltachta, a station that began broadcasting from Galway in 1972. A landmark moment in Irish broadcasting history, it initially went out for just two hours a day. So, what took us fifty years to do it, and what was the catalyst. More than anything, a pirate radio station - Saor Raidió Chonamara - was the push.

Donal Fallon joined Gavan on next episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Raidió na Gaeltachta, a station that began broadcasting from Galway in 1972. A landmark moment in Irish broadcasting history, it initially went out for just two hours a day. So, what took us fifty years to do it, and what was the catalyst. More than anything, a pirate radio station - Saor Raidió Chonamara - was the push.

Donal Fallon joined Gavan on next episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.

12 min