THEY were different times. With the 50th anniversary of Jayne Mansfield coming to Tralee back in April 24, 1967, it’s worth revisiting this archive clip from RTE. The American movie star had her show cancelled after Kerry clergy protested at her proposed appearance at the Mount Brandon Hotel. A letter from the […]Read more ›
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THE archives section of the RTE website throws up some great footage of Ireland in the past and this latest clip should be of interest. Back in 1967, the late Bill O’Herlihy was working in a programme called ‘Newsbeat’ which visited Tralee (population 12,000) and asked the folks there about […]Read more ›
THE RTE Archives section of the national broadcasters’ website is a treasure trove of curious stories. Back in November we spotted some great footage of Tralee from 50 years ago (click here for story). Well a couple of days ago, RTE revealed that the most viewed archive story on the […]Read more ›
BACK in 1966, RTE broadcasted ‘Discovery In Tralee’ which showed off the town’s advances into modern living as it was at the time. Thanks to the RTE Archives website, we can sample the sights and sound of what the likes of The Mall and St Brendan’s Park were like 50 years ago. […]Read more ›