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|Caption||Brendan Halligan, General Secretary of the Irish Labour Party (1978)|
|Programme||Labour Party Conference (1978)|
Halligan, Brendan (1936 - )
Brendan Halligan, General Secretary of the Irish Labour Party, at the party's annual conference in Wexford on 8 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.
Brendan Halligan was appointed General Secretary of the Labour Party in 1967, a position he held until his resignation in 1980. He was a Taoiseach's nominee to the Seanad in 1973 and won a by-election to the Dáil in Dublin South-West in 1976 but failed to hold his seat in the 1977 general election.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(08/Apr/1978 - 08/Apr/1978)