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|Image ref no||2706/043|
|Caption||High shot of studio during Telethon (1989)|
Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Ó Fearghail, Rónán
A high shot of the studio during RTÉ Television coverage of the 1989 People in Need Telethon on 21 April that year. Clockwise from bottom left; presenter Gay Byrne, cameraman Kieran Slyne on camera 3, floor manager Denis Byrne (wearing Telethon sweatshirt), cameraman Dan O'Connell (beside Denis), cameraman Aiden Keyes and boom microphone operator Rónán Ó Fearghail.
Tommy Nolan from Staging is seated third left on the top left of shot (wearing beige jumper), David Harvey is in the centre background (wearing dark suit and tie) and Arthur Mullin from Staging is in the right background (wearing red jumper).
Generally held every two years, the Telethon is a charity fund-raiser. The 1989 Telethon raised approximately £2.3 million. The RTÉ Guide previewed the show in its issue of 21 April 1989, while the RTÉ staff magazine 'Access' published a report on the day's activities on 11 May 1989.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Library|
|Date of photograph||
(21/Apr/1989 - 21/Apr/1989)