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Fri. 30 Sep. 2016

Slane (1966)

Historical Village Of Slane 1966

The television series 'Discovery' visits Slane in County Meath and finds it is not just a pretty village above the well-wooded slopes of the Boyne Valley, but also an area laden with historical sites dating back to pre-historical times.

Dublin Theatre Festival 1986

30th Dublin Theatre Festival 1986

Promising almost 300 performances, the Dublin Theatre Festival was officially launched at a lunchtime reception at the Mansion House by the Minister of State for Arts Ted Nealon.

Mr Ireland Frank McCormack

Futura Fair Opens 1986

A showcase for the Irish fashion industry, Futura Fair opened in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) with an emphasis on tailored styles and daring fabrics.


Bloody Sunday Croke Park

Bloody Sunday Croke Park 1986

Former Tipperary footballer Bill Ryan vividly recalls the events that took place in Croke Park on 21 November 1920, a day subsequently known as ‘Bloody Sunday’.


RTÉ Radio Sports Commentators

Great sports commentary can be passionate, dramatic or funny and conveys the highs and lows of emotion that sport is capable of producing.

Strikes, Pickets and Protests

A century of strikes, protests and pickets in Ireland, from the 1913 Lockout to the sit-in of Vita Cortex workers in 2012.

Easter 1916

The 1956 radio series 'They Remember 1916'; interviews recorded for TV under the working title of 'The Survivors'; and colour footage of the 1966 Jubilee Commemorations.