Programme #30 (May 2019)

On this edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee Hildegarde Naughton tells us about the latest reprieve for RTÉ’s long wave radio service. Eddie Bohan’s new book on Irish radio history is launched and we reminisce about Louth pirate station Boyneside Radio with former presenter and radio enthusiast Ian Biggar. Andy O’Dwyer in the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History tells us about the history of sound recording formats. And we bring you reports from from two recent radio and sound festivals, the Hearsay International Audio Arts Festival and the International Features Conference.