Donncha Ó Dúlaing begins a 1,000 mile charity walk through 32 counties over 32 days.

RTÉ broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing sets out on his walk from Slane, County Meath. The charity walk is in aid of the Rehabilitation Institute's workshops.

We're walking 1,000 miles in 32 days for Rehab

Donncha Ó Dúlaing says he hopes to raise well over £100,000 and is optimistic of making £150,000.

The walk is set to finish in Croke Park on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 1 August 1985. The reporter is Alan McCullough.