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. This report was broadcast on 26 February, 1969.
Reporter Cathal O'Shannon meets Kathleen and John Shelly, and Ellen O'Donnell from Carrick-on-Suir, who claim to have seen a UFO. They discuss possible alternatives to UFOs such as meteorological balloons. He also joins council workers Eddie Bergin and Eddie O'Neill who check the area where the reported sightings occured for signs of radiation.