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|Caption||Irish writer Tom MacIntyre (1976)|
|Programme||My Own Place|
MacIntyre, Thomas (1931 - 2019)
Irish poet and playwright Tom MacIntyre in County Cavan in April 1976. This shot was taken during the filming of RTÉ Television's 'My Own Place' series, in which prominent Irish personalities talked about a locality of special interest to them. The programme featuring Tom MacIntyre was broadcast on 1 October 1976.
Tom MacIntyre writes in Irish and English. His plays include 'The Great Hunger' (1983), 'Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire' (1998) and his version of 'The Midnight Court' (1999). His books of poetry include 'Fleurs-du-Lit' (1990) and 'Silenus ns gCat', which won the Oireachtas Prize for poetry in 2000. He is a member of Aosdána, the publicly funded body for the honouring of Ireland's writers and artists.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
01/Apr/1976 - 30/Apr/1976
(01/Apr/1976 - 30/Apr/1976)