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On 1 July 2000 boy band Westlife were honoured as Freemen of the Borough of Sligo.
On 1 July 1990 Nelson Mandela arrived in Dublin to fulfil a promise to the people of Dublin.
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The phenomenon of roller discos is synonymous with the 1980s. However, it's not all fun and games. This RTÉ News report from 30 June 1980 looks at roller discos and their associated dangers.
On 29 June 1985 U2 played to almost 60,000 fans in Croke Park, Dublin as part of The Unforgettable Fire Tour.
When international personalities came to Ireland during the 1960s the new television station often sent a camera crew to cover their visit.
Moments both significant and minor from RTÉ's past.
From the housewives who washed their husbands' socks by hand in 1960s Dublin to the era of Ireland's first female President in the 1990s.