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John Horgan of the Irish Labour Party (1978)

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Caption   John Horgan of the Irish Labour Party (1978)
Programme   Labour Party Conference (1978)  
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Personalities/Groups   Horgan, John (1940 -)
Description   Labour Party TD John Horgan addresses his party's annual conference in Wexford on 7 April 1978. RTÉ Television and Radio provided live coverage of this conference on 8 and 9 April. The RTÉ Guide featured a preview of the event in its edition of 7 April 1978.

John Horgan was a Professor of Journalism at Dublin City University from 1989 until his retirement in 2006. He was appointed Ireland's first Press Ombudsman in 2007. Horgan served in Seanad Éireann from 1969-1977; he was elected to Dáil Éireann in 1977 for the Labour Party in Dublin County South but lost his seat in the 1981 general election.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Holton, Thomas  
Date of photograph   07/Apr/1978
(07/Apr/1978 - 07/Apr/1978)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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