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Roy Keane

World Cup Without Roy Keane 2002

As the Republic of Ireland prepares for a World Cup without Roy Keane, Prime Time examines the fallout of the decision to send the team captain home from Saipan.

Inishbiggle Island (1992)

Inishbiggle Island Life In Jeopardy 1992

Island life on the western seaboard brings many challenges but with services in decline getting children to school on the mainland so they can have an education is especially testing.

The Rose Tattoo (1957)

The Rose Tattoo Scandal 2002

On 23 May 1957 Alan Simpson of the Pike Theatre was arrested during a performance of the Tennessee Williams play 'The Rose Tattoo' on the grounds that sections of the play were considered 'objectionable'.

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Roy Keane Sent Home

Roy Keane Sent Home 2002

Just nine days before the 2002 World Cup finals, Republic of Ireland team captain, Roy Keane, is expelled from the squad and sent home.

EXHIBITIONS

Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland holds the record for the most wins at the Eurovision Song Contest with 7 titles.

Weird and Wonderful

A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.

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.