We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
After 21 years of signing off Six One bulletins with the height of professionalism, Bryan Dobson’s last few words on last night’s broadcast were a little more emotional — “I hate to go, but I’m afraid I have to.”
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
We've had some major RTÉ bloopers over the years from Aengus Mac Grianna getting caught fixing his make-up live on air to Caitriona Perry almost being hit with a lighting tree, but we may have found the biggest scandal yet.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Just minutes after her typically ice-cool sign-off on the Six One News last night RTÉ’s Sharon Ní Bheoláin became the latest celeb to be doused in freezing water to raise funds for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
WAKING up at the end of a week that teased us with a whiff of excitement in the presidential race, we’re left with that empty feeling described in the opening line of Samuel Beckett’s novel Murphy: “The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.”
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011