In 1989 Ireland's longest running soap opera 'Fair City' first appeared on our TV screens

At the time some of the scenes were filmed on location in a Northside Dublin housing estate. 'Jo-Maxi' took a look behind the scenes at the show and met some of the real people living real lives in this small housing estate known as Ragnal Place. 

Presenter Geri Lalor talks to some of the people living in Ragnal Place, where the new Irish soap is recorded.

This episode of 'Jo-Maxi' was broadcast on 4 October, 1989.

The first episode of Fair City was broadcast on 19 September, 1989.