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Video piece made by Jennifer Cunningham and Timothy Acheson currently showing in the Royal Hibernian Academy Dublin as part of the G126 Video killed the radio star show.The piece is about defunct technology. It shows the Marconi station in Clifden, the site of one of the earliest transatlantic radio broadcasts. The radio station at its peak employed over a thousand people and even had its own railway line for supplies. It was never rebuilt after being bombed by the IRA in 1922.