A look back at the early days of now famous Irish people in their early appearances in front of television cameras.

Before they became famous in their relative fields RTÉ Archives takes a look at some Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers. From performing on the Late Late Toy Show to protesting at student demonstrations, the spotlight beckoned.

From relative obscurity to everyday recognition, we take a look back at the early days of now famous Irish people in their early appearances in front of television cameras.