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Wed. 20 Sep. 2017

Hen Flying Competition

Hen Flying Competition 1977

The main attraction of the Harvest Fair in Ballyshannon, County Donegal is a somewhat controversial hen flying competition.

Curragh Camp eviction notice

Curragh Camp Evictions 2002

Families face eviction from their homes in the Curragh Camp in County Kildare.

Collins Barracks

National Museum At Collins Barracks 1997

The National Museum of Ireland has new premises at Collins Barracks, Dublin.


All Ireland Football Final - The Game of Shame?

All Ireland Football Final - The Game of Shame? 1983

Did Dublin's dirty dozen or twelve apostles win the Sam Maguire?


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.