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John Horgan on 'World in Action' (1967)

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Caption   John Horgan on 'World in Action' (1967)
Programme   Word in Action  
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Personalities/Groups   Horgan, John (1940 -)
Description   Journalist John Horgan on the set of RTÉ Television's religious affairs series 'Word in Action', during studio filming in 1967. Horgan presented this series, which comprised short twelve-minute programmes, focusing on how people proclaimed the Christian message. It was broadcast on Sunday evenings, just after the 6pm news bulletin. A brief article about the series appeared in the RTÉ Guide of 6 January 1967.

John Horgan was a Professor of Journalism at Dublin City University from 1989 until his retirement in 2006. He was appointed Ireland's first Press Ombudsman in 2007. Horgan served in Seanad Éireann from 1969-1977; he was elected to Dáil Éireann in 1977 for the Labour Party in Dublin County South but lost his seat in the 1981 general election.  
Collection   RTE Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1967
(01/Jan/1967 - 01/Jan/1967)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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