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|Image ref no||2706/050|
|Caption||Val Doonican performs during Telethon (1989)|
Doonican, Michael Valentine (1927 - 2015)
Irish singer Val Doonican performs during RTÉ Television coverage of the 1989 People in Need Telethon, in Studio 1 on 21 April that year. There is a television camera and camera operator in the foreground.
Generally held every two years, the Telethon is a charity fund-raiser. The 1989 Telethon raised approximately £2.3 million. The RTÉ Guide previewed the show in its issue of 21 April 1989, while the RTÉ staff magazine 'Access' published a report on the day's activities on 11 May 1989.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Library|
|Date of photograph||
(21/Apr/1989 - 21/Apr/1989)