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John McGallogly

Second Day Of Court Martials 1979

John McGallogly was brought before a military court with William Pearse on 3 May 1916. He describes how the trials took place and the sentence he received.

Aer Lingus Flight EI 164 Hijacked 1981

Aer Lingus Flight EI 164 Hijacked 1981

On 2 May 1981 attention of the world's press was on Aer Lingus flight EI 164, which had been hijacked with 113 passengers and crew on board.

H-Block Protesters at BHS O'Connell Street Dublin (1981)

BHS Invaded by H-Block Protesters 1981

On 2 May 1981 H-Block Protesters and supporters of the hunger strikers in the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, staged a protest at British Home Stores (BHS) on O'Connell Street in Dublin.

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Faction Fighting in Cappawhite

Faction Fighting in Cappawhite 1996

During the 19th century the village of Cappawhite, county Tipperary was infamous for faction fighting - a public form of settling grudges among the poorer classes.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

Radharc A Celebration

Radharc is the title of a series of documentaries broadcast by RTÉ between 1962 and 1996.

Eurovision Song Contest

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