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|Caption||John Horgan on 'World in Action' (1967)|
|Programme||Word in Action|
Horgan, John (1940 -)
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.
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(01/Jan/1967 - 01/Jan/1967)