On the 15th March 1990, Highland Radio starting broadcasting to the North West of Ireland. Since then Highland has grown to become the number one local radio station in the country, holding the top spot for most of that period. In March of this year Packie Keeney who was on the original board of directors hosted a special programme reflecting back on memories from the past two decades. Below are some of the pieces Packie included in the show.
The Official Opening Ceremony at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on 15/3/1990
Part 1 [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Open1.mp3[/podcast]
Part 2 [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Open2.mp3[/podcast]
Donegal’s All Ireland Final win 1992.
With Charlie Collins and Michael Mc Gee who commentated on the match and Margo’s 1992 All Ireland Song.
Highland Radio in New York, March 2002.
The year after 9/11 the Highland Team travelled to the Big Apple to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in a joint broadcast with the Adrian Flannery Show.
Shaun Doherty speaking with Mayor Guiliani. [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Shaun-NY.mp3[/podcast]
Charlie Collins met with Donegal New Yorkers ahead of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 5th Avenue.
The Pio Mc Cann Show - “Daniel O Donnell’s Wedding”
Brendan Maxwell - “Packie in the Goals” 1990 World Cup
Brendan Maxwell – “The Session in Lifford.”
Don O Doherty speaking with Phil Coulter.