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Tue. 25 Oct. 2016

Cork Jazz Festival (1986)

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 1986

The Cork Jazz Festival officially opens with the chiming of the Bells of Shandon at Saint Anne's Church.

Kevin McAleer (1991)

Comedian Kevin McAleer 1991

Stand-up comedian Kevin McAleer, famous for his surreal, deadpan drawl was a guest on 'The Late Show' in 1991.

Germaine Greer on The Late Late Show (1986)

Germaine Greer And The Female Eunuch 1986

Australian writer Germaine Greer was a guest on 'The Late Late Show' in 1986 where she spoke to Gay Byrne about her book 'The Female Eunuch'. First published in 1970, the two and a half thousand copies from the first print run sold out on the first day.


Manchester United Manager 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.


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.