Flocking to the seaside on the hottest day on record.

On a March day in 1965 people flocked to the seaside to enjoy the hottest March day in years.

This RTÉ News report shows people visiting the seaside and enjoying the spring sunshine on Sandymount Strand, Dublin and pony trekking at Kiltinan Castle, Fethard, Co. Tipperary.

The 28 March 1965 was one of the hottest March days on record. 

This RTÉ News footage was broadcast on 28 March 1965.

Sandymount Strand (1965)
Sandymount Strand (1965)