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Sat. 10 Oct. 2015

'The Bog Road' by Paul Henry

Auction Of Paul Henry Painting 2010

Sitting in a corner, out of view and wrapped up for decades, the owners of a Paul Henry painting of a bog road in Connemara had no idea it was worth a small fortune until they took it to the BBC's 'Antiques Roadshow' programme.

Cervantes Monument In Madrid

Spanish Influx To Ireland 2000

High unemployment in Spain combined with a labour shortage in Ireland has led to a big influx of young Spaniards coming to Ireland. But how are the visitors settling in?

Ireland of the Welcomes

Ireland of the Welcomes 1980

The opening sequence from the RTÉ Television play 'Ireland of the Welcomes', written by Maeve Binchy.


Heart of Galway Girl Competition

Heart of Galway Girl Competition 1975

A line-up of 22 women, all nominated by their employers and representing various businesses in Galway City took part in the ‘Heart of Galway Girl’ competition.


Life and Work of Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan was raised at 13 Russell Street in Dublin's north inner city. He became one of Ireland's best known writers and talkers.

Memorable Budgets

Radio, television and online media offer the public a way to learn of budgetary measures and how they impact on everyday lives.

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.