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Wed. 28 Sep. 2016

Bill Ryan

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'.

Atoms In Action Dublin

Atoms In Action Dublin 1966

Over 130,000 researchers, schoolchildren and members of the public are expected to visit the 'Atoms in Action' exhibition at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Dublin.

Cork Vocational School 1966

Cork Vocational Schools 1966

Hundreds of young people under the age of 16, the state prescribed age for leaving school, are employed in a variety of jobs, but to fulfil Department of Education requirements, they must attend a vocational school for one day per week.


Light House Cinema Closes

Light House Cinema Closes 1996

Established in 1988 and built on the site of the former Curzon cinema, independent cinema the Light House on Middle Abbey Street in Dublin is closing to make way for an expansion of Arnott's department store.


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.