WATCH: RTE archive footage of Limerick United's 1980 League clinching draw

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ST. Mel's Parl proved a wonderful sight at 5.10pm April 20, 1980 as delighted Limerick United fans, many of them overcome by emotion, defied the securltv blocks to chair their 13 white shirted heroes off the pitch following their historic 1-1 draw with Athlone Town to give them their first league championship in two decades.