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Mon. 24 Oct. 2016

Pat Ingoldsby on Nighthawks sketch filmed in Bewley's Cafe (1991)

Irish Poet Pat Ingoldsby 1991

In this sketch for 'Nighthawks' Pat Ingoldsby visits Bewley's Café where he encounters a number of people who have all responded to personal classified ads and are waiting to meet their match.

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.

Laurel Aitken in 1991

Laurel Aitken Godfather Of Ska 1991

Jamaican Music legend Laurel Aitken explains how he became known as 'The Godfather of Ska'.


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.