Man posts a marriage proposal to his girlfriend on a billboard.

Pat Allen from Dalkey and his girlfriend Kathleen Langan from Dun Laoghaire have been together for three years.

Coming as a massive surprise to Kathleen, Pat made a very public proposal of marriage on a giant billboard in Dalkey.

Kathleen, Will You Marry Me?

Speaking to RTÉ News, Pat Allen said that he wanted the proposal to be very different as you only do it once in a life time. Kathleen was in complete shock but the answer was 'Yes'.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 27 April 1985. The reporter is Conor Fennell.