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Tue. 27 Jun. 2017

U2 Members (1987)

U2 on Tour 1987

Dave Fanning travels to the northern Italian town of Modena where U2 are performing on their Joshua Tree tour.

U2 frontman Bono at Croke Park (1987)

U2 Concert At Croke Park 1987

Security was tight at Croke Park as U2 fans made their way to the stadium to see the band as part of thei Joshua Tree Tour.

Sheep Shearing (1962)

Sheep Shearing Champions 1962

'On the Land' visits Ashford, County Wicklow for the second International Sheep Shearing Competition.


New Five Pence Coin Unveiled

New Five Pence Coin Unveiled 1992

The release of modern, lighter and smaller Irish coins begins with the five pence piece and gets a mixed reaction from the public.


President Kennedy in Ireland

In June 1963, John F. Kennedy became the first serving President of the USA to visit Ireland.

Weird and Wonderful

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

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.