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'Legion of the Rearguard' (1975)

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Caption   'Legion of the Rearguard' (1975)
Programme   Legion of the Rearguard  
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Personalities/Groups   FitzGerald, James (1929 - 2003)
Redmond, Liam (1913 - 1989)
McGrath, Brian
Description   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.  
Collection   RTE Guide  
Photographer   Holmes, Eve  
Date of photograph   23/Feb/1975
(23/Feb/1975 - 23/Feb/1975)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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