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Fri. 30 Sep. 2016

Ballinasloe Horse Fair 1991

Ballinasloe Horse Fair 1991

President Mary Robinson is just one of the 40,000 visitors attending the week long annual horse fair in Ballinasloe County Galway.

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.


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.