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'Legion of the Rearguard' (1975)

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Caption   'Legion of the Rearguard' (1975)
Programme   Legion of the Rearguard  
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Personalities/Groups   Taylor, Maurie
Healy, Seamus
Redmond, Liam (1913 - 1989)
FitzGerald, James (1929 - 2003)
Description   A scene from the RTÉ Television drama 'Legion of the Rearguard', during filming in Studio 1 in 1975. From left to right; unidentified, Maurie Taylor as Fr Francis Hackeen, Seamus Healy as Davy Burke, Liam Redmond as John Murphy and Jim FitzGerald as Martin McAshe.

This play, written by Criostóir Ó Floinn, concerned the attempts of a new curate to change his parish's temperance club into a youth club. It was broadcast on 19 November 1975. Ó Floinn wrote an article for the RTÉ Guide about the play, which was published in its edition of 14 November 1975.  
Collection   RTE Guide  
Photographer   Cooney, John  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1975
(01/Jan/1975 - 01/Jan/1975)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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