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Tue. 26 Sep. 2017

Ballingarry Miners 1972

Ballingarry Coal Mines To Close 1972

One hundred and fifty miners work in Ballingarry collieries in County Tipperary, but the future of their jobs is uncertain.

Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood 1987

Comedienne, writer and performer Victoria Wood entertains host Gay Byrne and viewers with her unique take on life.


Dubliners Define Pornography

Dubliners Define Pornography 1972

People on the streets of Dublin are asked to give their definition of pornography.


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.