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|Caption||'Legion of the Rearguard' (1975)|
|Programme||Legion of the Rearguard|
FitzGerald, James (1929 - 2003)
Redmond, Liam (1913 - 1989)
A scene from the RTÉ Television drama 'Legion of the Rearguard', during filming in Studio 1 on 23 February 1975. Standing from left to right are; Jim FitzGerald as Martin McAshe, Brian McGrath as Peter J O'Kelly and Liam Redmond as John Murphy. Jim FitzGerald was a producer and former Head of RTÉ Drama.
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.
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(23/Feb/1975 - 23/Feb/1975)