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Sat. 29 Apr. 2017

Irish Circus

What Is The Future Of The Circus In Ireland? 1987

Circus in Ireland has had a long tradition and loyal audiences but Irish circus families say their business and way of life are now under pressure.

Shay Healy marks 25 years of RTÉ television in Sligo in 1987

25 Years Of RTÉ TV 1987

RTÉ travelled the country to celebrate 25 years of Irish television and Sligo was the first stop on the anniversary tour.

Nicky Kelly

Presidential Pardon For Nicky Kelly 1992

The government has recommends a Presidential Pardon for Nicky Kelly, over his conviction and subsequent imprisonment for involvement in the Sallins Train Robbery.


Discovery In Shinrone Offaly

Discovery In Shinrone Offaly 1967

The village of Shinrone was the location for a television experiment attempting to show life in a rural Irish community.


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.

Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland holds the record for the most wins at the Eurovision Song Contest with 7 titles.

Look Who Visited Ireland in the 60s

When international personalities came to Ireland in the 1960s the new TV station often sent a camera crew along.