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|Image ref no||2221/074|
|Caption||Maev Conway-Piskorski of RTÉ (1993)|
|Programme||Tinakilly Senate (The)|
Conway-Piskorski, Maev (- 2013)
Maev Conway-Piskorski, Head of Education Programmes at RTÉ, in a publicity shot for a convocation of thirteen retired people she attended in Tinakilly House in Rathnew, County Wicklow, taken in the RTÉ Stills Studio in October 1993. This two-day meeting of elderly people from a variety of professional backgrounds, was broadcast in fourteen parts on RTÉ Radio 1 as 'The Tinakilly Senate' from 15 November 1993. The programme in which Maev Conway-Piskorski featured was broadcast on 27 December 1993. The series was made to mark the European Year of Older People. The RTÉ Guide published a brief article on the series in its radio preview column on 12 November 1993; RTÉ's staff magazine 'Access' also published an article about it on 25 November 1993.
Conway-Piskorski started her broadcasting career with Radio Éireann in 1954 where she worked as a producer. She worked on 'Telefís Scoile' for RTÉ and later became Head of Education programmes.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(01/Oct/1993 - 01/Oct/1993)