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|Image ref no||2686/022|
|Caption||Preparations for Mary McAleese's inauguration (1997)|
|Programme||Inauguration of the President of Ireland (Mary McAleese) (1997)|
An RTÉ crew prepare to record the inauguration of Mary McAleese as President of Ireland, in St Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle, on 11 November 1997. The cameraman is Pat Reilly while Kevin Fowley from RTÉ Radio OBs (Outside Broadcasts) can be seen standing in the left background.
RTÉ Television broadcast the McAleese inauguration live. McAleese won the 1997 presidential election as a Fianna Fáil candidate and was re-appointed President in 2004, unopposed.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(11/Nov/1997 - 11/Nov/1997)