The slowest journey from Longford to Dublin

Joe Tuffy travels from Longford to Dublin by steamroller.

After three days of travelling and with 26 miles still to go before his journey ends Joe Tuffy talks about enduring the cold and the boredom of this slow journey.

While this story made the news on the day, we are unsure as to the motivation for Joe's journey by steamroller. If anyone can shed any light on it, please let us know.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 5 February 1965. The reporter is Kevin MacDonald.

Steamroller