Interview: Don Harris – Airtime IRS

Don Harris worked on many of the Dublin AM pirates like ARD and Southside Radio before joining South Coast Radio In Cork. He went on to form the first independent radio sales bureau in Ireland which straddled the pirate era and the legal local radio era.

Airtime advert from Business & Finance 1990
Don Harris on South Coast Radio with Renee & Renato

Interview: Bryan Dobson – Southside Radio / Radio Nova

On October 20th 2018 over 100 radio anoraks gathered in the Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin. The purpose was to meet and record oral history of the pirate radio era.  Here RTÉ broadcaster Bryan Dobson tells Leigh McGowran about his times in Southside Radio and Radio Nova in the early 1980s.

Interview: Brian Kelly – Southside / DLR / Energy AM

On October 20th 2018 over 100 radio anoraks gathered in the Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin. The purpose was to meet and record oral history of the pirate radio era. In this interview, Brian Kelly tells Leigh McGowran about his pirate radio past in Dublin and Wicklow and explains the reasons why he is keeping AM radio alive.