Following reported sightings of a UFO in Mullinahone, Carrick-on-Suir in 1969, 'Newsbeat' visits the area and meets some of the locals who claim to have witnessed these extraterrestrials.
Cathal O'Shannon meets Kathleen and John Shelly, and Ellen O'Donnell from Carrick-on-Suir in county Tipperary, who claim to have seen a UFO. They discuss possible alternatives to UFOs such as meteorological balloons. O'Shannon also meets council workers Eddie Bergin and Eddie O'Neill who check the area where the reported sightings occurred for signs of radiation.
This report was broadcast on 26 February, 1969.