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Tue. 09 Feb. 2016

Classic Cinema - Rocky Horror Show (1986)

Rocky Horror Show 1986

The Rocky Horror Picture Show was screened every Friday night for over 20 years at the Classic Cinema in Harolds Cross, Dublin.

Pancake Tuesday (1986)

Charity Pancake Race 1986

Every year Jury's Hotel in Dublin organises a charity event for Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday. In 1985 it was the Pancake Flipping Olympics and 1986 brings the Pancake Relay Road Race.

Louis De Paor (1981)

Cork Poet Louis de Paor 1981

Louis de Paor recites from his work on 'I m'Aonar Seal'

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RTÉ Drama 'Insurrection'

RTÉ Drama 'Insurrection' 1966

On the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Telefís Éireann produced 'Insurrection' an eight part drama that depicted the events of Easter Week 1916 as they might have been covered if television had existed.

EXHIBITIONS

RTÉ Coverage of General Elections

Television and radio coverage of the 1965 General Election signalled the start of a new era for political reporting.

Before They Were Famous

Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.

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.