This Day the 25th of October in Irish History.
In the year: 1985
First commercial flight from Knock Airport (Horan International Airport) in Co. Mayo
In the year: 1818
Birth of opera singer Catherine Hayes in Limerick
In the year: 2000
The Provisional IRA throws beleaguered Ulster Unionist Party leader David Trimble a lifeline after it agrees to allow a number of its arms dumps to be re-examined by international inspectors
In the year: 1999
Inter-party talks resume at Stormont as the Northern Ireland peace process enters its final and most crucial phase
In the year: 2002
Limerick-born movie star, Richard Harris, loses his battle to cancer.