RIP Fran

I never knew him as anything other than “Fran from Balbriggan”, and I only ever met him once, but he was a constant presence over the last 8 years that I’ve been on Phantom.

Fran was a regular texter to the breakfast show in 2000-2002, and was one of the first to welcome me back when we launched as a licenced station in 2006. It was always good to see his familiar name popping up on the text list every few shows – one of those texters who has been around for so long that they seem more like a friend.

Fran passed away over the weekend at the very young age of 24.

I know from mutual friends how much he is missed in Balbriggan, and he’s missed at Phantom towers too.

Rest in Peace Fran.



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