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VIDEO: The moment Ireland switched off its analogue signal

Are we all OK out there?

Image: YouTube Screengrab

WHERE WERE YOU when Minister Pat Rabbitte told Mary Kennedy she could “tweak his ears anytime”?

If you missed that piece of RTÉ history, you may be one of the thousands of people who weren’t prepared for the digital switchover.

It happened at 10am today after Miriam O’Callaghan pressed a giant red button clicked a mouse.

Thanks to Stephen Hughes (@stetz77) for sending us his live footage.

Fun: 15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Read: It’s the end of analogue TV in Ireland – but what happens to Aertel?

Plus: 9 things we’ll miss about old-school Aertel

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