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Tue. 17 Jan. 2017

Bonesetter Jimmy Heffernan

Bonesetter Jimmy Heffernan 1967

Thousands of people have been travelling to Drangan in County Tipperary to avail of the healing touch of a bonesetter.

Gate Theatre Refurbishment

Gate Theatre Refurbishment 1992

Found to be in a perilous structural condition, the Gate Theatre in Dublin is closed for a three month period while a major refurbishment project is undertaken.

Nell McCafferty and Patrick McLoughlin 1987

Severe Weather Water Advice 1987

Plumber Patrick McLoughlin is in great demand when severe weather strikes. However many of the household emergencies he sees can be avoided if homeowners are aware of their stop-cock.


Hunger Striker's Mother Speaks

Hunger Striker's Mother Speaks 1981

As her son Maze prisoner Kieran Doherty enters his 57th day of hunger strike, Margaret Doherty gives her opinion on how the strike could be resolved.



Moments from the band's career as covered by radio and television.

Weird and Wonderful

A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.

Before They Were Famous

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