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The Irish Film Centre in Dublin's Temple Bar, dedicated to the promotion of film culture, is officially opened by An Taoiseach Albert Reynolds.
Newly discovered sketches may help understand the mind of the artist Francis Bacon.
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As 13,000 cites around Europe celebrated a car free day, the event in Dublin was overtaken by anti-globalisation protests.
Scenes from the historical market town of Abbeyfeale in County Limerick.
Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.
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.
A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.