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Fri. 26 May. 2017

Rothe House, Kilkenny

Rothe House Kilkenny 1987

Kilkenny is becoming the most well-preserved city in Ireland with projects like the restoration of Rothe House by the local archaeological society.

Fiddling Friar Ennis 1987

Ennis Fleadh Nua 1987

The Fleadh Nua, now in its 14th year in Ennis, gets bigger and better and is taking place over four days.

David Norris (1987)

Academic And Gay Rights Campaigner David Norris 1987

David Norris talks about being gay, changing attitudes to homosexuality in Ireland and life as student in Trinity College Dublin.


Bertie Ahern's Makeup Bill

Bertie Ahern's Makeup Bill 2006

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern defends the cost of his makeup expenses in Dáil Éireann. It had been the practice of all Taoisigh to wear makeup since the televising of Dáil proceedings began in 1990.


Eurovision Song Contest

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

Weird and Wonderful

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

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.