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Tue. 16 Jan. 2018

Removal of Seán MacBride's remains to the Pro Cathedral (1988)

Seán MacBride Dies 1988

Respects paid to Seán MacBride following the death of the former IRA leader, Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights activist.

Feenagh National School, County Limerick (1968)

Limerick School Boycott 1968

Parents refuse to send their children to Feenagh National School in Limerick which was condemned 35 years previously.

Joan Denise Moriarty

Ballet For Cork And Ireland 1963

The determination of Joan Denise Moriarty to set up a professional ballet company in Ireland has resulted in the Irish Theatre Ballet.


Dermot Morgan Musical Rugby Opinion

Dermot Morgan Musical Rugby Opinion 1988

With out-half Tony Ward again left out of the Irish team Dermot Morgan turns to song to express the dismay of rugby supporters.


Weird and Wonderful

A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.

Before They Were Famous

Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.

Women in Irish Society

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.