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Vincent Hanley Comin’atcha – TippFM (2017)

Posted in Music with tags , on July 21, 2017 by Fanning Sessions

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Born in Clonmel on April 2nd 1954 Vincent Hanley joined RTÉ Cork in 1976. He presented shows for Radio 1 and RTÉ TV and by the time pop station Radio 2 launched in 1979 he was one of the most popular DJs. In 1983 he founded Green Apple Productions with Conor McAnally to produce MT-USA a 3 hour long music video show modelled on MTV. MT-USA was broadcast Sunday afternoons on RTÉ from 1984–87. Hanley died on Easter Monday 1987 at the age of 33. This radio documentary was produced by Padraic Flaherty for TippFM and features interviews with Marty Whelan, Bill Hughes, Conor McAnally and Mark Cagney.