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# From the Archives

This year
Green Party TD proposes Bill to allow public access to RTÉ Archives
Patrick Costello said accessing the national broadcaster’s archival footage is “deeply and perhaps deliberately prohibitive”.
Last year
State Papers 1999: Mo Mowlam told Alec Reid she was 'f****d' if paramilitary killings continued
The late former NI Secretary of State was speaking as the decommissioning impasse rolled on.
Tony Blair told John Bruton 25 years ago that British people feared 'losing control' to the EU
Blair also told his Irish counterpart that he was “amazed” by the Irish economy and hoped it would help pro-EU sentiment in the UK.
All time
The secret story of the Princess of Prussia's family jewels being stolen at gunpoint in Dalkey
The incident is revealed in newly released documents sent to the National Archives.
'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned
Cast your minds back to 1995.
Seventy years ago today, the social history of Ireland began changing forever
Almost two million people were without electricity in rural Ireland in 1946.
'Stop daydreaming': Public service films and bizarre ads from the Ireland of decades past
See the Howth Tram which went out of service in 1959, an etiquette announcement on how to behave properly in church, and the bizarre public information film called Love and Money.
15 years ago, Liverpool went to Dortmund and won an absolutely bonkers Uefa Cup final
The German city has some happy memories for the Reds though it proved a pretty nerve-wrangling encounter against Alaves back in 2001.
'Would he kill his granny to win the game?' - Seven of John Giles' best bits on RTÉ
The 75-year-old will end his 31-year association with the state broadcaster after Euro 2016.
5 classic Manchester United v Barcelona encounters
The teams meet tonight in California at 9pm Irish time.
Flashback: This day 9 years ago, Arsenal got oh-so-close to their Holy Grail
The Gunners looked set to lift the 2006 Champions League but for a late rally from Barcelona.
Flashback: It's over 20 years since Everton last beat Man United 3-0
How many of these names can you remember from August 1992?
How many players do you remember from the last time Manchester United faced Cambridge?
The teams clashed in a two-legged League Cup tie in 1991.
These unpublished photos show familiar Irish faces like you've never seen them before
Photographer Conor Horgan has gone through his work to pick out the great photos that never saw the light.
Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots
Collins gives an impassioned speech before shots are fired and some fights break out.
90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war
Amazing new footage from 1924.
1953 St Patrick's Day photo shows US soldiers preparing Irish-decorated bomb
The US Army soldiers – originally from Sligo and Dublin – were fighting communists in Korea.
7 of our favourite Pat Kenny sporting moments on RTÉ
And the time he met the Leinster rugby team at the airport.
Fianna Fáil's 1980 Ard Fheis... with added Larry Gogan (and fancy raffle prizes)
Seven day tour of European capitals, anyone?
Pics: Black and white archive photos of Dublin, as seen in Strumpet City
Dublin City Public Libraries has taken old photographs of Dublin and juxtaposed them with quotes from James Plunkett’s seminal novel about the 1913 Lockout. Take a look…
7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain
London Metropolitan University is documenting the history of Irish people in Britain. Here are just some of the things they’ve found for their archive.
Video: Take Jacqueline Kennedy’s tour of the White House
It’s 50 years since Jackie Kennedy’s televised tour opened the doors of the White House to the public. Check it out…