WRBS/Baltimore announced today that the team of Tracey Tiernan, Mike Alley, and David Paul will replace long-time morning host Dick Ireland who retired after suffering a stroke on May 11, 2006.
Mike Alley anchored traffic and co-hosted with Ireland
on the morning show, and David Paul is WRBS PD.
On September 18, 2006, it was announced that Ireland
would not return to WRBS
, after suffering a stroke in May.Ireland first joined WRBS in 1997.
WRBS/Baltimore announced today that long-time morning host and Baltimore radio legend Dick Ireland
will not return to his
morning program after suffering a stroke on May 11, 2006.Hundreds of cards, letters and well-wishes have encouraged Dick
family as he
commented, "Physically I am doing well.There are times when I can't express everything I want to say, but I am making progress in speech therapy.Our prayer is that the Lord would be glorified through this experience."At a recent gathering in his
was presented with a commemorative plaque containing the microphone he
used at WRBS
.Steve Lawhon, WRBS General Manager noted, "We wanted Dick to understand the depth of our appreciation for his work in broadcasting and to honor his exemplary Christian faith and witness."
was the morning man at Baltimore's WLIF-FM (101.9) for 26 years before coming to WRBS-FM in 1997.WRBS
is expecting to announce a permanent replacement for Dick
in the next few weeks. (9/21)
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