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Dublin: 4 °C Monday 24 February, 2020

Today is exactly five years since the Six One News' greatest ever moment

Never forget Ice Guy.


Cast your mind back five years exactly.

Ireland was in the grip of the Big Freeze. The councils had run out of salt. And the RTÉ Six One News that evening – January 8, 2010 – carried a very important bulletin.

Source: greannmhar3/YouTube

Never forget.

Let’s also remember this poignant documentary about what happened to him afterwards:

Source: Tom Walsh/YouTube

h/t via IMC Cinemas

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