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Mother Redcap's Market

Three Dublin Markets 1992

In search of a deal with a visit to three Dublin markets at Blackrock, Dún Laoghaire and Mother Redcap's in Christchurch.

Glen of the Downs

Tree Protest Campaign 1997

Environmentalists protesting against a proposed road-widening scheme in County Wicklow step up their campaign to prevent its construction.

All-Ireland Chainsaw Competition

All-Ireland Chainsaw Competition 1987

The first All Ireland Chainsaw Competition is underway in the woods of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, County Laois.

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Riot At Dalymount

Riot At Dalymount 1984

The worst of the violence happened at half-time when rival fans clashed on the pitch and the terraces.

EXHIBITIONS

Before They Were Famous

Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.

Housing Conditions in Ireland

In less than 50 years, Ireland went from a critical housing deficit with often appalling living conditions to a property glut resulting in ghost estates across the country, and back to housing shortages.

Weird and Wonderful

A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.