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Mon. 02 May. 2016

Guesthouse on Achill Island, 1966

Achill Island Tourism 1966

This episode of 'Discovery' takes a look at Achill Island off the west coast of Ireland and investigates the effects of unemployment, emigration and tourism on the island.

H-Block Protesters at BHS O'Connell Street Dublin (1981)

BHS Invaded by H-Block Protesters 1981

On 2 May 1981 H-Block Protesters and supporters of the hunger strikers in the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, staged a protest at British Home Stores (BHS) on O'Connell Street in Dublin.

Dublin Traffic Congestion

Dublin Traffic Congestion 1991

Jerry O'Callaghan reports on the traffic and transport problems in Dublin.


Faction Fighting in Cappawhite

Faction Fighting in Cappawhite 1996

During the 19th century the village of Cappawhite, county Tipperary was infamous for faction fighting - a public form of settling grudges among the poorer classes.


Easter 1916

The 1956 radio series 'They Remember 1916'; interviews recorded for TV under the working title of 'The Survivors'; and colour footage of the 1966 Jubilee Commemorations.

Radharc A Celebration

Radharc is the title of a series of documentaries broadcast by RTÉ between 1962 and 1996.

Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland holds the record for the most wins at the Eurovision Song Contest with 7 titles.