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Din Joe presents 'Be My Guest' (1966)

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Caption   Din Joe presents 'Be My Guest' (1966)
Programme   Be My Guest  
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Personalities/Groups   Fitzgibbon, Denis (1921 - 1998)
Description   Broadcaster Din Joe (Denis Fitzgibbon) presents the Telefís Éireann (RTÉ Television) programme 'Be My Guest', in a shot taken for the RTÉ Guide during studio recording in the autumn of 1966. The woman beside him is unidentified. A television camera is clearly visible on the right of shot. 'Be My Guest' was a fortnightly show, featuring musical guests from the Irish traditional music scene.

The first programme in this series of 'Be My Guest' was broadcast on 30 September1966; an RTÉ Guide preview was published on 24 September 1966 while a further article appeared on 4 November 1966. Din Joe was probably best-known as the presenter of the RTÉ Radio traditional music programme 'Take the Floor'.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Sep/1966 - 31/Oct/1966
(01/Sep/1966 - 31/Oct/1966)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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