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#50 years ago

From TheJournal.ie Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar 50 Years Ago

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar

No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.

From TheJournal.ie David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer... 50 Years Ago

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...

The then BBC 2 Controller of Programmes told Wogan that there was no room for a man of his “particular talents and experience”.