The Best Tonic: Hospital Radio in Larne

Thursday 29 June 2023
Larne Museum & Arts Centre

Contemporary History - The Best Tonic: Hospital Radio in Larne - A talk by David Hume

Larne Museum & Arts Centre

Thursday 29 June 2023, 7.30pm – 9pm

Radio Moyle was established as a hospital radio in 1986 and continued to broadcast even after the closure of the Moyle Hospital, providing a local service on a dedicated channel to Larne patients in the Antrim Area Hospital.

This talk examines the beginnings of a unique broadcasting station in Larne and charts the history of the station over the years.

Radio Moyle won the award for Best Hospital Station in Northern Ireland on two occasions and also provided local patients with a tonic on the airwaves.

This is a free event, however places are limited and should be booked in advance by contacting Larne Museum & Arts Centre on T: 028 2826 2443 or E:

Light refreshments provided.