J.J. Walsh opens Cork Studio 26 April 1927

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Minister J.J. Walsh, speaking at the opening of the Cork radio studios.

  • Title
    Cork Studio Opens
  • 1st Broadcast
    26/04/1927
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:18
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Clip title
    J.J. Walsh opens Cork Studio 26 April 1927
  • Extended description

    The radio service expanded when a 1kw sister station, 6CK, was opened in Cork under the direction of Seán Neeson.  J.J. Walsh, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs opens the station on 26 April 1927.

  • Information

    The radio service expanded in 1927 when a 1kw sister station, 6CK, was opened in Cork under the direction of Seán Neeson. The station was opened on 26 April by J.J. Walsh, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

    It was first located in the former Women's Gaol in Sunday's Well which now houses "The Radio Museum Experience". 6CK remained on air until 1930.

  • Local keywords
    Seán Neeson, Cork, J.J. Walsh, Broadcast Media, Broadcasting, Radio, Media, 1920s, RTÉ
  • Geographical coverage
    Cork, Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • First broadcast channel
    2RN
  • Production year
    1927
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    AA016052
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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