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In July 1990 Nelson Mandela received the Freedom of Listowel, county Kerry and didn't even know about it.
Summer is a time when many secondary school students pack their bags and head for the Gaeltacht to learn Irish and have some fun "as gaeilge".
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On 4 July 1965 Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco arrived in Dublin on a State visit.
"The first time we saw it was off Top of the Pops"
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.