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RTÉ Has Released Some Glorious Archive Footage Of Its 1980s Broadcasts

By James Fenton

October 28, 2017 at 10:05am


Prepare to step back in time as RTÉ has begun releasing some vintage footage of news broadcasts from days gone by.

Over 9,000 hours of footage from 1985-1999 will be released to the public daily with a new year becoming available each day.

Yesterday, 1985 was released and the archives contain some gems from Des Cahill checking out the new the new transatlantic Aer Lingus flights to a visit from the Japanese Royal Family.

Check out the full collection here.

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