Dublin Corporation announces the first winner of a competition for street traders.
Maura Kelly had been selling fruit and vegetables on Moore Street in Dublin for 35 years. Dublin Corporation had launched the Molly Malone competition earlier that summer to encourage licensed street traders to improve the appearance of their stalls and involve them in a campaign to prevent litter. There were prizes of £100, £50 and £30 for the top three stalls.
Kelly tells Michelle McCaughren how delighted she is to come first. She won with her original stall, newly-painted with a fresh cover. But business is nothing like it used to be.
An RTÉ News report from 8 August 1985.