Recruits to the Garda Síochána the Irish police force take a solemn oath during training in Templemore.

The Garda Síochána training centre opened in Templemore County Tipperary in February 1964.

The 'Discovery' series visited the centre to find out what trainee Irish police officers undergo. In this clip the trainee recruits take their solemn declaration thereby enrolling themselves into the Garda Síochána.

This episode of Discovery was broadcast on 30 November, 1964. The reporter is P P O'Reilly.

'Discovery' was a documentary series broadcast on RTÉ between 1964 and 1967. Discovery, which first aired on Tuesday, 14 January, 1964 touched on many aspects of Irish life with an occasional spotlight on events of particular interest.