British boy band Take That have announced that they plan to call it a day as a group.

Gareth O'Connor travelled to two Dublin schools to break the news of the split and get the reaction from fans.

Most of the young girls interviewed are sad at the news with one commenting

I think it's terrible. I think that they should stay together cos they're the best band in the world. Go on Take That

Others are in denial over the news. The departure of Take That opens up a gap in the market for Ireland's own boy group 'Boyzone'.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 13 February 1996. The reporter is Gareth O'Connor.