Peace talks were held at Government Buildings between Taoiseach Albert Reynolds, SDLP Leader John Hume and Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.
Following the meeting they issued a joint statement in which they said they were totally and absolutely committed to a democratic and peaceful method of resolving the Northern Ireland conflict.
All three leaders addressed the crowd that had gathered outside Government Buildings.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 6 September 1994. The reporter is Una Claffey.