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Thu. 21 Sep. 2017

Traffic in Swords, County Dublin

Traffic Problems In Swords 1977

Concerns are raised as traffic problems worsen in Swords, County Dublin.

Seán MacBride Honoured.

Seán MacBride Honoured 1977

Seán MacBride, former Minister for External Affairs, Nobel laureate and United Nations Commissioner for Namibia, receives the International Lenin Prize.


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.


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.