Zig and Zag were amongst the award winners at the Jacob's Radio and Television Awards on 14 October 1989.

Zig and Zag were awarded the accolade for keeping the children of the nation happy and for explaining the jokes to their parents. Zig and Zag tell Cathy Halloran about their plans for the award. Zig and Zag came from planet Zog and were adopted by Dempsey's Den presenter Ian Dempsey. 

Other award winners on the night included news broadcaster Colm Connolly, for his documentary 'The Shadow of Béal na Bláth', which tells the story of the death of Michael Collins. Shay Healy won for his programme 'Nighthawks', and Alan Gilsenan for 'The Road to God Knows Where', telling the story of Irish emigrants. 

The ceremony was compered by Anne Doyle and Larry Gogan. Guests included Lord Mayor Senator Sean Haughey, RTÉ's Director General Vincent Finn, and Justice Seamus Henchy, Chairman of the Radio and Television Commission.

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