In 1889 the first parachute jump took place in Drumcondra, Dublin.

On 14 September 1989 Charlie Bird, dressed in full sky-diving gear, reports on the centenary of the first parachute jump.

To celebrate Percival Spencer's first ever parachute jump in Ireland, 14 parachutists from clubs around the country, took part in the biggest jump in Ireland over an urban area.

This RTÉ News report shows aerial footage of Drumcondra, where the first jump took place 100 years previously.