Not everything goes to plan for RTÉ News reporters.
Delivering a piece to camera is not as easy as it sometimes looks. Colm Connolly takes a look back at some of the television fluffs and bloopers made by his fellow RTÉ News reporters in 1986
See now what you didn't see then.
The reporters featured are Religious Affairs Correspondent Kevin O'Kelly, Charlie Bird at Dublin Port, Michael Fisher who gets a frog in his throat, Una O'Hagan down on the bog, and Alasdair Jackson in a wet suit.
Colm Connolly describes how it is the job of the editors to
Save our blushes.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 5 January 1987. The reporter is Colm Connolly.