2RN and the Origins of Irish Radioby Richard Pine
Pine (editor, Broadcasting and Irish Society) traces the origins of Radio Éireann, recounting the controversies and crises that accompanied the establishment of 2RN. He describes the scientific, political, and social context, the debates surrounding the idea, and the public reaction, as well as the first years of the project. A chronology of Irish radio broadcasting, from 1889 to 1934 is included. Relevant historical documents and a profile of Darrell Figgis are also featured. The book is distributed by Taylor & Francis.
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