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Fri. 09 Jun. 2023

A boy dives into the River Liffey at Custom House Quay, 1963

River Liffey Aqua Activities 1963

Young boys dive into the Liffey for a cooling swim while a canoeist takes to the river during hot weather.

Louise Walsh's 'Monument to the Unknown Woman Worker' is unveiled in Belfast, 1993.

Controversial Belfast Statue? 1993

A once controversial sculpture the 'Monument to the Unknown Woman Worker' is unveiled in Belfast.

Cailín Gaelach contestants in Gleann Cholm Cille, County Donegal, 1978.

Festival Queens 1978

Contestants vie for the title of Cailín Gaelach in County Donegal and Charleville Cheese Queen in County Cork.


Barry McGuigan Overcome by Dublin Welcome

Barry McGuigan Overcome by Dublin Welcome 1985

The short journey by bus from Parnell Square to Dublin's Mansion House took over an hour to complete so great were the crowds that turned out to welcome the champion.


Housing Conditions in Ireland

In less than 50 years, Ireland went from a critical housing deficit to a property glut.

Weird and Wonderful

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

Being European

A look at the nationalities of Europe and what it means to be European.