On 26 May 1994 manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer squad, Jack Charlton, received the Freedom of the City of Dublin at a ceremony in College Green.
Thousands of people thronged the streets of Dublin in support of Jack Charlton. At the ceremony Lord Mayor of Dublin Tomas MacGiolla says
Jack Charlton saw, Jack Charlton came, and Jack Charlton conquered.
The Lord Mayor commends the Irish fans throughout the Charlton era. Jack Charlton says the last eight years have been the best of his life.
An RTÉ News report by Michael O'Kane broadcast on 26 May 1994.