With the anaIogue switch off happening tomorrow we take a look back at what it was like building the original network.
In 1962 with the Telefís Éireann (RTÉ) transmitters nearly complete a special programme looked at the work involved in building a national television network.
In this clip Sean Egan reports on the challenge presented by the construction of the RTÉ transmitter at Mullaghanish. While local farmer John Creedon talks about the help he provided.
'Network' a one off programme shows masts were erected for the construction of the RTÉ television network.
'Network' was broadcast on 20 November 1962.