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11 wonderful Christmas memories from the RTÉ Archives

Bumper RTÉ Guides as far as the eye can see.

1. A Christmas stuffing recipe from Zig and Zag

2. Santa pays Bosco and co a visit in 1983

bosco Source: @rtearchives

3. A 1985 Christmas party hosted by RTÉ, featuring Pat Ingoldsby and Brendan Grace

4. Christmas on Wanderly Wagon, 1971

wand Source: @rtearchives

wand2 Source: @rtearchives

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5. Dustin v Mary Robinson on The Den, 1990

6. Christmas on Head to Toe, 1989

7. Christmas Day in the RTÉ Guide, 50 years ago

bnioo Source: @RTEArchives

8. Spelling on Dempsey’s Den

9. Christmas RTÉ Guide, 1964

rtv Source: RTÉ Archives

10. ‘What are you getting from Santa?’ 1983

11. Major Morgan on the Late Late Toy Show 1991

morgan Source: RTÉ Archives

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