Connemara Community Radio Description:
Connemara Community Radio is a community-based radio station broadcasting for 10 hours per day throughout the north-west Connemara region of Ireland. It initially began broadcasting in September 1988 until New Year's Eve 1988 as a pirate station. In 1995 Community Radio licences were issued and the station began broadcasting on 1 July 1995. The Station broadcasts six hours of live radio between 11.00 AM - 12.00 PM and 4.00 PM - 9.00 PM and 4 hours of the previous evenings program from 12.00 AM - 4.00 PM.
It's the smallest radio station operating in Ireland with a possible audience within a franchise area of 11,000 people. The management and operation of the station is undertaken on a voluntary basis assisted by a small core staff.
Involved with the station are a core of 90 volunteers who contribute each week to the station as presenters, technicians, correspondents etc. It also has a Walkers Group who have a fund-raising walk each year. The Station broadcasts on 87.8 and 106.1 MHz from two 300 watt transmitters, due to the mountainous terrain of the Connemara area.
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