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The remains of Nelson's Pillar as seen from the roof of the General Post Office on Dublin's O'Connell Street.
On 6 July 1980, for the first time in its 230-year history, the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin awards degrees to students.
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In July 1990 Nelson Mandela received the Freedom of Listowel, county Kerry and didn't even know about it.
"The first time we saw it was off Top of the Pops"
When international personalities came to Ireland during the 1960s the new television station often sent a camera crew to cover their visit.
Moments both significant and minor from RTÉ's past.
From the housewives who washed their husbands' socks by hand in 1960s Dublin to the era of Ireland's first female President in the 1990s.