20 Oct 2020
14 Oct 2020
3 Oct 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Andy Earley EI4ERB last Tuesday, September 29th. Andy had been ill for a long time but was still active on two metres up to a few weeks ago, regularly calling into the IRTS news and the North Dublin Radio Club's weekly Saturday night net.
Andy was a long-time member of the North Dublin Radio Club and was also a well-known visitor to the other Dublin clubs. Andy's funeral took place last Thursday, October 1st. Predeceased by his son Peter. Sadly missed by his family, wife Cora, sons Liam and Andrew, daughter Linda, son-in-law Ciaran, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Andy rest in peace.
13 Sept 2020
27 Aug 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the news of the passing of one of the radio's great characters, William (Billy) Dalton GI0VLE/GI7FRQ of Milltown, County Antrim who became a Silent Key on 27th August 2020, aged 83 years. Billy passed away peacefully at Lakeview Nursing Home, Crumlin, after a period of ill health in his later years. He now rests in Gartree Parish Churchyard, near Langford Lodge in Crumlin. Billy was an IRTS member for many years and was well known to EI’s as a regular caller to the Sunday IRTS news broadcasts. A full obituary will appear in the Autumn edition of Echo Ireland. Our sympathy to Beryl and the family. May he rest in peace.