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Tue. 27 Sep. 2016

Cork Vocational School 1966

Cork Vocational Schools 1966

Hundreds of young people under the age of 16, the state prescribed age for leaving school, are employed in a variety of jobs, but to fulfil Department of Education requirements, they must attend a vocational school for one day per week.

Light House Cinema 1996

Light House Cinema Closes 1996

Established in 1988 and built on the site of the former Curzon cinema, independent cinema the Light House on Middle Abbey Street in Dublin is closing to make way for an expansion of Arnott's department store.

Computer security screen 1986

Computer Security Screen 1986

Securi-Tec Limited based in County Kildare has successfully developed an electro-magnetic wave shield to protect computers from data theft.


Dublin And Kerry Set For Final

Dublin And Kerry Set For Final 1976

Both Kerry and Dublin football teams have completed their preparations for the All Ireland Final.


Strikes, Pickets and Protests

A century of strikes, protests and pickets in Ireland, from the 1913 Lockout to the sit-in of Vita Cortex workers in 2012.

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.

Look Who Visited Ireland in the 60s

When international personalities came to Ireland during the 1960s the new television station often sent a camera crew to cover their visit.