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RTÉ photographer Tom Holton admits to being very much in awe of Muhammad Ali when he came to Dublin but it did not prevent him capturing some memorable images of the boxing icon.
Ireland has not yet struck oil, but there are hopes for the SEDCO 707 oil rig operating in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast.
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The fifth successive 'Lark in the Park' offering a free rock music concert takes place in St Anne's Park, Raheny in Dublin.
'7 Days' spent several days on the Shankill Road meeting the people that live there with the objective of gaining an insight into the heartland of loyalism in Northern Ireland.
Moments from the band's career as covered by radio and television.
Images of tenements, markets, shops and children's street games, provide a valuable social record of the everyday lives of ordinary Dubliners between 1952 and 1953.
A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.