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Thu. 22 Aug. 2019

Mamo McDonald, former Chairman of the Irish Countrywomen's Association (1994)

Mamo McDonald In Conversation 1994

Mamo McDonald explains how the Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA) has helped to improve the lives of women in Ireland.

The Weekender, Sligo (1984)

The Sligo Weekender 1984

At a time when many local newspapers are struggling to stay in business 'The Weekender' launches in Sligo.

Armagh Rail Disaster

Armagh Rail Disaster 1989

Recalling the events of a seaside trip that ended in tragedy when a railway accident killed eighty eight people.

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Death of Michael Collins

Death of Michael Collins 1965

John O'Connell was a private in the Free State army travelling in the convoy that was ambushed at Béal na Bláth on 22 August 1922 when Michael Collins was killed.

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Northern Ireland 1969

August 1969 was the month that Northern Ireland erupted into violence.

Civil Rights Campaign 1968-69

Coverage of the civil rights movement between the summer of 1968 and the spring of 1969.

Weird and Wonderful

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