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President Patrick Hillery opens the new Arts Building at Trinity College Dublin.
Five hundred take part in the first of a series of road races for women.
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Husbands of women on hunger strike in Dublin emergency accommodation on the plight of their wives.
Every Christmas new and innovative toys appear in shops to tempt children and parents.
The Late Late Toy Show, children give their account of the birth of Jesus, Irish troops celebrate Christmas in the Middle East and five for twenty the wrapping paper.
A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.
Seamus Heaney appeared regularly on radio and television to talk about himself and his work and to read his poetry.