Series 2 - RTÉ television documentaries and current affairs programmes

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IE DCUA C2/3/2

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RTÉ television documentaries and current affairs programmes

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  • 1977 (Creation)

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3 series

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(1881-1954)

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(1919-1992)

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(1951-)

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Series relates to three RTÉ television documentaries that Colum Kenny worked on as a researcher and producer. One of the sub-series relates to a documentary titled ‘The Tailor and Ansty’, broadcast in October 1978, and includes numerous letters from Seán Ó Faoláin, Eric Cross, and Nancy McCarthy-Allitt.

The other two sub-series relate to a documentary on the Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstake and a Frontline television programme on the sale of old national schools in the Beara Peninsula respectively. The sub-series on the Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstake is currently closed for access, while part of the sub-series on the Frontline programme is currently closed.

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