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Brendan Halligan, General Secretary of the Irish Labour Party (1978)

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Caption   Brendan Halligan, General Secretary of the Irish Labour Party (1978)
Programme   Labour Party Conference (1978)  
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Personalities/Groups   Halligan, Brendan (1936 - )
Description   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  
Photographer   Holton, Thomas  
Date of photograph   08/Apr/1978
(08/Apr/1978 - 08/Apr/1978)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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