Ash Wednesday Smoking Ban on Buses

Today is Ash Wednesday and National No Smoking Day in Ireland.

On Ash Wednesday in 1988, Shay Healy boarded a Dublin bus to ask passengers how they felt about the introduction of a new smoking ban on buses.

This report from 'Evening Extra' 17 February 1988 coincides with the introduction of a smoking ban on buses, National No Smoking Day and Ash Wednesday.

'Evening Extra' was a nightly magazine programme which ran from Monday to Friday at 7pm on RTÉ 1.

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