A Dublin butcher tests the market for horse meat.

Mr. Hickey the owner of the recently opened shop specialising in horse meat talks to Cathal O'Shannon for 'Newsbeat'.

According to the report, the Irish are

The biggest meat eaters in Europe and among the biggest meat eaters in the whole world.

Members of the public offer their opinions on the eating of horse meat.

This report for 'Newsbeat' was broadcast first on 1 February 1966. The reporter is Cathal O'Shannon.