Former Midlands DJ Described As A "True Gentleman"

His funeral mass will take place in Athlone tomorrow.

Tributes are being paid to a former midlands DJ.

Anthony Magliocco was a well known disc jockey in the club and radio business in the town in the 1980s. 

He set up a pirate radio station, Signal 102, broadcasting to the region from 1986 to 1988, and gave Midlands 103's Roy Jennings and Pete Casey their first break in the industry. 

He was a keen fisherman and is being described as a "true gentleman". 

His family ran the Genoa Café  and night club Ginkels in Athlone. 

His funeral mass will take place in Saint Anthony's Franciscan church, Athlone at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning with burial afterwards in Coosan cemetery. 

Midlands 103's Programme Controller Roy Jennings has been paying tribute to his friend and mentor:

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