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Tue. 26 Jul. 2016

Ron Wood and Jimmy White (1990)

George Bernard Shaw The Whirlwind And The Rolling Stone 1990

Plans are being made to establish a permanent museum at the house where George Bernard Shaw was born number 33 Synge Street.

Farmleigh Estate (2001)

Farmleigh House Renovated 2001

The government has defended the cost of renovating the Farmleigh estate in the Phoenix Park which was purchased by the state 2 years ago for €29.2 million from the Guinness family.

Thompson Twins (1986)

Windmill Lane Studios 1986

Deep in Dublin's docklands the three story Windmill Lane Recording Studios opened in 1978. The studios create promotional videos and produce records for a variety of artists including U2, Def Leppard, The Chieftains, and Clannad.


IRA Prisoners Escape from Portlaoise Prison

IRA Prisoners Escape from Portlaoise Prison 1974

On 18 August 1974 nineteen IRA prisoners escaped from Portlaoise Prison.


Dunnes Stores Strikers Against Apartheid

The struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa reached the Dunnes Stores shop floor in 1984.

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.

Ireland and The Great War

Memories of The Great War with witness accounts.