Posted: April 16, 2009 Filed under: Events | Tags: Declan Meehan, Just Published, Liberties Press, Phantom 105.2, Pirate Radio, Publishing, radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Jackie, Radio Nova, Seven Towers, Shiprocked!, Writing
The official Irish launch of SHIPROCKED – Life On The Waves With Radio Caroline took place on April 15th, attended by a good crowd including many from the world of radio in Ireland.
The book is now available in all major bookstores, including Easons, Hughes & Hughes, Chapters, Hodges Figgis, as well as through the major online retailers.
The evening launch was preceeded by a lunchtime reading at Chapters bookstore in Parnell Street
Declan Meehan was one of a number of old pirate faces who attended the launch party
Shiprocked launch at Cassidy's Bar
Caroline and Ross Revenge posters were displayed throughout the venue
The radio t-shirt line-up with Phantom 105.2 staff (left to right) Ger Roe, Fiona Scally, Steve Conway, Anne Marie (in Radio Jackie t-shirt!), Sinister Pete and Pearl
Posted: April 9, 2009 Filed under: 1980s, 1987, New writing, non-Fiction, offshore, Publishing, radio, Radio Caroline, Ross Revenge, Seven Towers, Shiprocked! | Tags: books, Hammersmith, Just Published, Media, Pirate Radio, Radio Caroline, Shiprocked!, South East Sound
Shiprocked – Life On The Waves With Radio Caroline had the first of its two launches, in London, on Wednesday 8th April, at The Hammersmith Ram, King Street, Hammersmith, in an event attended by a number of former Caroline associates as well as media and a good turnout from the pre-Caroline pirate station, South East Sound.
The Dublin launch takes place on Wednesday 15th April, at 6.30pm in Cassidys, Westmorland Street – all welcome! For details visit www.seventowers.ie
(left to right) Radio Caroline station manager Peter Moore, author Steve Conway, and longtime Caroline friend John Burch at the London launch on 8th April
The crew of the 1980s rock music pirate South East Sound at the Shiprocked launch - (left to right) Mary Warner, Geoff Rogers, Steve Conway, Ray Adams, Keith Archer, with John Burch at front.
In The Shops - Shiprocked on sale in a Dublin bookstore