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Irene Maxwell

Irene Maxwell

February 1980

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Irene Maxwell

"I thought to myself, 'Oh my goodness, I wish I hadn’t come up'."

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While listening to the radio one morning Irene heard a voice on the airwaves that she instantly recognised. Later that day she would be getting a very unexpected invitation...

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Irene Maxwell
'Announcing the first new single from Protex!'
The band
...on the air...
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Belfast's first Punk and New Wave festival
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