RTÉ 1970s

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RTÉ 1970s

During the 1970s RTÉ would launch two new radio stations Raidió na Gaeltachta and Radio 2 and a second television channel RTÉ 2. Technological developments saw the introduction of FM and stereo services in radio and the advent of colour television.

As violence increased in Northern Ireland and the political situation became more complex Section 31 of the Broadcasting Act was invoked. 

Ireland won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1970 with Dana singing 'All Kinds of Everything'. While RTÉ radio and television gave comprehensive coverage of the Papal visit in 1979. 



RTÉ 1970s

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