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Sun. 23 Oct. 2016

Sir Matt Busby

Manchester United Manager Matt Busby 1971

Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby and broadcaster Eamonn Andrews are guests on the 'The Late Late Show' marking the Gaiety Theatre's Centenary Celebrations.

IRA weapons

IRA Destroys Weapons 2006

The International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD) has confirmed the Provisional IRA (IRA) has decommissioned a large quantity of its weapons, putting them completely beyond use. The material in question includes arms, ammunition and explosives.

The Goose Girl

Goose Girl Controversy Continues 1996

On the eve of the opening the exhibition 'William John Leech: an Irish painter abroad' at the National Gallery of Ireland, the debate over who painted 'The Goose Girl' continues.


Wexford Street Names

Wexford Street Names 1971

Following a plebiscite in 1932, Wexford Council changed the town's street names to honour those who took part in the Easter Rising of 1916. However, locals still use the original street names and are often unaware of the new ones.


Halloween Customs and Traditions

Leaving out food for the dead, making costumes and playing pranks on neighbours.

Look Who Visited Ireland in the 60s

When international personalities came to Ireland during the 1960s the new television station often sent a camera crew to cover their visit.

Before They Were Famous

Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.