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|Caption||'Italia '90' crew (1990)|
O'Herlihy, William (1938 - 2015)
Dunphy, Eamon (1945 - )
Giles, John (1940 -)
Some of the production crew and presenters of RTÉ Television's 1990 soccer World Cup programme 'Italia '90', on the set of the show in July of that year. Seated mid shot behind the studio desk are, from left to right, an unidentified man, presenter Bill O'Herlihy, soccer analyst and journalist Eamon Dunphy with his hands raised, analyst John Giles and RTÉ broadcaster Peter Collins. Six members of the production crew are standing behind Bill O'Herlihy while four others are standing behind Dunphy et al.
'Italia '90' provided extensive coverage of that year's World Cup. A production crew totalling almost 50 was headed by John D O'Brien and 41 matches in total were televised by RTÉ. Tim O'Connor, RTE's Head of TV Sport, led a crew of 13 in Italy. Full details of RTÉ's coverage of this event were published in the RTE Guide of 8 June 1990.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(01/Jul/1990 - 01/Jul/1990)