Post Tagged with: "RTE Archives"

WATCH: When Jayne Mansfield Caused A Storm In Tralee

WATCH: When Jayne Mansfield Caused A Storm In Tralee

April 20, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

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 […]

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WATCH: Bill O’Herlihy Asks Tralee People If They Want A Mayor…Back In 1967

WATCH: Bill O’Herlihy Asks Tralee People If They Want A Mayor…Back In 1967

January 19, 2017 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

January 2, 2017 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Discovery in Tralee was shown in 1966

WATCH: RTE Archive Footage Of Tralee In 1966

November 4, 2016 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

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. […]

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