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Patrick Hillery becomes the sixth President of Ireland at an inauguration ceremony in Dublin Castle.
Cathal O'Shannon visits the homes of titled families in the west of Ireland to discuss their way of life, and the benefits and hazards of peerage.
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The number of Irish people coming to London from Ireland is at the highest level since the 1950s and increasing every year despite the difficulties getting employment and a place to live.
The Toy Show, the birth of Jesus, shopping and celebrations overseas.
A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.
Moments both significant and minor from RTÉ's past.