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Pope John Paul II at Dublin Airport (1979)

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Caption   Pope John Paul II at Dublin Airport (1979)
Programme   Pope John Paul II in Ireland  
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Personalities/Groups   Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)
Hillery, Patrick (1923 - 2008)
Ó Fiaich, Tomás (1923 - 1990)
Lynch, John (1917 - 1999)
Alibrandi, Gaetano (1914 - 2003)
Description   Pope John Paul II is welcomed to Ireland on his arrival at Dublin Airport on 29 September 1979. Standing from left to right, the Papal Nuncio Archbishop Gaetano Alibrandi, the Pope, President Patrick Hillery, Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich and Taoiseach Jack Lynch. They are standing on red carpet on the tarmac at Dublin Airport. Two Irish Army soldiers and Máirín Lynch are visible in the background, as is the Army guard of honour.
Pope John Paul II spent three days in Ireland from 29 September to 1 October 1979.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   St Leger, Joe  
Date of photograph   29/Sep/1979
(29/Sep/1979 - 29/Sep/1979)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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