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With celebrating it's 100th year it is worth reflecting on this:
6 Dec 1921: - Treaty signed. Approved Dáil Éireann 7 Jan 1922.
18th Oct 1922: BRITISH Broadcasting Company is formed.
14th Nov 1922 - first broadcast from London.
Transmitters:
(1922) Birmingham; Manchester; Newcastle.

(1923) Cardiff; Glasgow; Aberdeen; Bournemouth; Sheffield.
(1924) Plymouth; Edinburgh; Liverpool; Leeds; Bradford; Kingston upon Hull; Belfast; Nottingham; Stoke-on-Trent; Dundee; Swansea.

Coincidence?
Radio coverage of most of the UK within 2 years of Irish independence.

The ability to create a common "" using broadcasting.

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