We take a look back to 1983 and the preparations under way for the Rose of Tralee.

This clip shows the arrival of the Rose of Tralee contestants at Dublin airport.

Broadcast as part of the Rose of Tralee on 30 August, this segment was filmed on the 26 August. In 1983 Brenda Hyland the Waterford Rose went on to win the competition.

Gay Byrne and the Rose of Tralee Contestants (1983)
Gay Byrne and contestants at Rose of Tralee (1983)